Plug-In Electric Car Sales In UK Continue To Grow

December 2014 was the second best month ever in terms of plug-in electric car sales in the UK.

2,114 registrations (2,141 according to data in the SMMT table here) is seven times more than in December 2013 and allows plug-ins to take over 1.27% market share.

For the year 2014, registrations reached 14,498, four times more than in 2013.  Average market share for the year is rising – 0.585%.

Plug-in Car Registrations in UK – December 2014 (Image: Inside EVs)

Plug-in Car Registrations in UK – December 2014 (Image: Inside EVs)

Mitsubishi stated that the Outlander Plug-in was the best-selling plug-in car in the UK, without revealing numbers though:

“The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in electric vehicle has been the major highlight of the UK car market in 2014. Its introduction has transformed the plug-in market, which it now leads by a significant margin, accounting for nearly half of all FYTD sales.”

As we know from previous stories, Nissan LEAF had 4,051 registrations (55% market share of all-electrics).

There are now over 23,000 plug-in electric cars in the UK.

Source: Inside EVs

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