Number electric vehicles in UK passes 32,500

Combining figures from the Department for Transport with new data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveals that the total number of electric cars and vans registered in the UK now exceeds 32,500 vehicles for the first time.

The latest statistics demonstrate the continuing growth in EV sales of high-quality electric cars and vans in the UK.

Of the total number of EV registrations, the vast majority (29,979) are electric cars that are eligible for the Plug-in Car Grant.

NISSANLEAF300These vehicles comprise fully electric cars such as the Nissan LEAF, as well as plug-in hybrids an exemplified by the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.


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