ready for the green turn? Here’s what the car situation is in Italy-

How many cars are there in Italy?

There are 38 million and 530 thousand (as of 30 June 2020). In the majority (27.1%) Euro 4; the Euro 5 are 18.3; the Euro 6 on 25.3. So almost one in three cars is at least 15 years old.

What is the average age of cars on the road?

of 11.5 years, at the end of 2020. In 2009, with about 4 million fewer cars around, it was 7.9. Older and older.

How many cars were sold in 2020?

The registrations were 1,381,574: one of the worst figures of the last 30 years. Only in the two-year period 2013-14, the figure was lower. Since 1990 the average has been around two million, with peaks over 2.4 in the best seasons (the last was 2007).

How many of these are petrol and how many are Diesel?

In 2020, 523,140 petrol cars were sold; those with diesel fuel 461,274. The total market share is now 37.5% and 33.1% respectively (compared to 44.3% and 40 the previous year).

How many are hybrids?

For the first time, 250,000 units were exceeded in 2020: 27,408 plug-in hybrids (95% petrol) were added to the 223,321 full hybrids (double in 2019). The overall share of 18% (16 + 2), but in December it touched the 27th.

How many are electric?

Electric cars sold in 2020 were 32,538 (2.3% of the market), triple compared to 2019. Five years ago they were 1,452 (0.5%). Only in December it reached 6%: the same share of LPG cars (while the methane bifuel stopped at 2.5).

How many public charging stations are there in Italy?

Few: 13,176. And those over 22 kW are just 8%. Considering the recharging points every 100 km, Italy has 2.7: we are in 14th place in Europe (behind Malta and Luxembourg). Holland, leader, at 44.2. Germany at 6.8. France at 4.1.

What is the average level of CO2 emissions in Italy?

Considering only the new cars sold in 2020, the average of 108.3 grams / km. In 2008 it was 144.3. The limit set by the EU today is 95.

How many kilometers a year do Italians travel on average?

The latest available data (2019) of 10 thousand kilometers for petrol cars and 18,300 for Diesel cars. Ten years ago they were 12,800 and 25,400 respectively. Fuel consumption continues to drop: 5.8 million tons of gasoline and 19.9 tons of diesel were sold in 2020. In 2008, the tons were 11 million and 26 million respectively.

Which city has the most cars per population?

Turin: 554 thousand cars for 870 thousand inhabitants. A ratio of 63.7 percent. Rome follows: 1,771,000 cars for 2,837,000 residents (the ratio of 62.4%). Terza Palermo: 393 thousand cars out of 675 thousand inhabitants (59.9%). Among the cities with the lowest ratio are Genoa (47.1%) and Milan (where in recent years the ratio has dropped from 54.1 to 49.4: in practice, today, one car for every two residents).

Which is the most congested city center?

Palermo: in 2020 a congestion index of 29% was recorded, but a figure down 7% on 2019. In Rome, which was at the top of the ranking two years ago, congestion decreased by 11% (today at 27) : one of the strongest drops on a European scale. However, the capital is now in second place. On a par with Genoa, which has the record for the blackest day: on 4 December 2020, congestion was 93%, due to an extraordinary snowfall.
Sources: Unrae, Tom Tom Index, NCBS, Jato Dynamics, MSE, Anfia, EAFO)

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