Nearly 37,000 Plug-In Electric Cars Were Sold In UK In 2016, Up Almost 30%
As we predicted a month ago, the longest uninterrupted period of plug-in electric car sales growth in UK was threatened in November, and finally ended in December.
New registrations decreased by about 5% year-over-year to 2,964.
- 1,158 BEVs (down 23.7%)
- 1,806 PHEVs (up 12.5%)
The market share however reached its seond highest level at nearly 1.7%. The average for the year was just below 1.35%.
Overall, 2016 ends in UK with 36,907 new registrations (up 28.6% year-over-year), still a solid response.
- 10,264 BEVs (up 3.3%)
- 26,643 PHEVs (up 41.9%)
It’s now time to focus on 2017 and hopefully charge through a market share of 2% and beyond.
Bonus: 5 DC fast chargers at taxi company in UK:
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