Electrification of UK roads hits new peak

The UK government’s initiatives for the ‘electrification’ of the country’s roads appear to be paying off, with the news that plug-in electric vehicle (EV) registrations reached a record high in 2015, as 28,188 new ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) were licensed, which is more than the past five years’ totals rolled into one.


The switch to electric power marked a 94% annual rise compared to the previous year, while the popularity of plug-in vehicles shows no sign of slowing, with an even greater selection of ULEVs due to be launched in 2016.

Read more: Traffic Technology Today

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