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Nissan LEAF most popular electric car in UK

Figures recently released show that the Nissan LEAF maintains its position as the most popular electric car or van in the UK, with at least 5,838 vehicles registered by the third quarter of 2014, representing over a third of all EV sales. The registration data also shows the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has made a

Despite falling gas prices, which made hybrids and electric vehicles less attractive, sales of the Nissan Leaf rose 35% through November.(Image: John Raoux/Associated Press)

Hybrid sales down, but EVs rise despite lower gas prices

Somewhat surprisingly, hybrids that still use gas, but don’t need recharging, took the biggest hit. Cheap gas will kill sales of hybrids and electrical vehicles conventional wisdom holds, but a closer look at the numbers through November shows a more complex picture. Somewhat surprisingly, hybrids that still use gas, but don’t need recharging, took the

UK electric fleet passes 24,500 mark

With the recent announcement from Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) that 23,083 claims have been made through the Plug-in Car Grant scheme, the total number of electric cars and vans in the UK is about to exceed 24,500 vehicles for the first time. These figures are supported by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and