Electric cars on the road to phenomenal growth

The past twelve months have been exciting for many reasons, from new EV model releases to exciting events such as our #FollowTheSuitcase competition; but for us, the highlight has to be seeing a record number of plug-in vehicles on the road.


Last year over 28,000 electric cars were registered across the country. That’s more than the combined totals of electric cars sold every year since 2010, and marks a phenomenal 94% annual rise compared to the previous year.

Plug-in power is fast becoming a mainstream option for drivers alongside petrol and diesel, and EV popularity shows no sign of slowing.

We saw every region in the UK record improve year-on-year registrations for plug-in cars. Ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) proved to be the most popular in the South East of England, closely followed by the South West and the West Midlands.

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