Nissan LEAF in the UK
December 2014 was the second best month ever in terms of plug-in electric car sales in the UK.
2,114 registrations (2,141 according to data in the SMMT table here) is seven times more than in December 2013 and allows plug-ins to take over 1.27% market share.
For the year 2014, registrations reached 14,498, four times more than in 2013. Average market share for the year is rising - 0.585%.
Mitsubishi stated that the Outlander Plug-in was the best-selling plug-in car in the UK, without revealing numbers though:
"The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in electric vehicle has been the major highlight of the UK car market in 2014. Its introduction has transformed the plug-in market, which it now leads by a significant margin, accounting for nearly half of all FYTD sales."
As we know from previous stories, Nissan LEAF had 4,051 registrations (55% market share of all-electrics).
There are now over 23,000 plug-in electric cars in the UK.
2014: the year of the alternatively-fueled vehicle