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Electric vehicles bring down CO2 emissions of new cars in UK to lowest level ever

Though only 12% of new sales were zero-exhaust electric vehicles, emissions fell by 11.2% in 2021   The carbon dioxide emissions of new cars sold in the UK dropped to the lowest level ever in 2021 thanks to the unprecedented surge in electric vehicle sales, industry data suggests. Average new car CO2 emissions fell by 11.2%, to