Electric vehicle market in the United Kingdom - Statistics & Facts

The UK is among Europe's largest markets for electric vehicle sales. Hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles are tipped to account for over 10 percent of car registrations in the United Kingdom in 2020. Charging times and high costs associated with the purchase of a new electric vehicle are among the main concerns among new car intenders in the United Kingdom.

Motorists will be happy to hear that there were more than 26,300 charge stations available in the country in 2019. Furthermore, many battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are eligible for government grants, and the number of grant eligible plug-in cars registered in the UK surpassed 195,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Figures for electric vehicles other than cars echoed this development. Sales of ultra-low emission buses and coaches and ultra-low emission motorcycles in the United Kingdom are demonstrating an upward trend.

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