Plug-in Electric Car Registrations in UK – May 2016
UK's plug-in electric car sales continue to strengthen in 2016, with May's result showing a 20% improvement over 2015. Total plug-in sales reached 2,345 vehicles.
The market share of EVs in the UK automotive segment overall also improved from 0.98% year ago to 1.15%.
The bulk of the sales increase is once again built on the shoulders of the PHEV, as BEVs continue to step back.
Mix of new plug-in registered:
- 517 BEVs (-17%)
- 1,828 PHEVs/EREVs (+38%)