Birmingham Is The UK’s Electric Cars Capital

JUL 13 2016 BY MARK KANE 2

University Of Birmingham Takes Delivery Of Nissan e-NV200

University Of Birmingham Takes Delivery Of Nissan e-NV200

Just about one per 500 cars (0.2%) on British roads today is an all-electric, plug-in hybrid or hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, according to Department for Transport data (as of Q1 2016).

Officially, the total number of plug-in registrations at the end of the March 2016 was 57,207, while after May, that number exceeded 63,000 out of ~31.4 million cars in service cars.

The highest concentration (discounting anomalies due to small volume areas) is in Birmingham, where we find 5,449 plug-in vehicles on the road, some 4-5 times above national average at 0.92% (Q1).

Regional market share information: England 0.20%, Scotland is at 0.13%, Shetland Islands at 0.20%, Orkneys at 0.74%, while Northern Ireland and Wales show up at just 0.13% and just 0.09% respectively.

source: EV Fleet World

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amazing progress,out of EU …will be even better!

How so?