Plug-In Electric Car Sales In UK Up 72% In April To Over 2,500
After April’s electric vehicle sales results, UK can now boast a figure of more than 60,000 plug-ins registered.
Last month, 2,569 were moved, which was up 72% year-over-year.
Mix of new plug-in registereds:
- 580 BEVs (+13%)
- 1,989 PHEVs/EREVs (+104%)
Once again the PHEV platform enjoys a lot more success in the UK, and the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV makes up the bulk of that demand, continuing to be the most popular model (more than third of all plug-ins in UK).
Compared to the overall automotive market, plug-ins stand at 1.36% market share, which is also about the average for the first four months.
Total sales for 2016 have exceeded 13,000 so far, compared to 10,000 after the first four months of the previous year.