UK’s All-Electric Car Sales Up 73% In January. Over 300 Teslas


UK surprised us in January with significant growth of all-electric car sales, which combined with a decrease on the plug-in hybrid side.

Tesla Model S RHD interior

Some 1,010 BEVs were registered last month (including roughly over 300 Teslas), which was a big gain compared to 584 sold a year ago.

  • 1,010 BEVs (up 73%)
  • 1,563 PHEVs (down 7%)

In total, the UK added 2,573 plug-in cars (up 18% year-over-year, while the overall auto market grew only by 2.9%).

Market share stands at one of the highest level all-time at 1.47%.

Plug-in Electric Car Registrations in UK – January 2017

Category: Sales


4 responses to "UK’s All-Electric Car Sales Up 73% In January. Over 300 Teslas"
  1. Absidu says:

    With 146% probabiliy it was Renault Zoe.

    1. Pj says:

      Or the Ioniq. It jumped right up to 2nd place in Ireland in January. So it could have had big sells in the U.K.

  2. Assaf says:

    Change in incentive policy, perhaps?

  3. mrc says:

    January was first full month of X deliveries in the UK.