Green vehicle registrations up 46.7% in May

Registrations of alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs) rose by 46.7% in May to take a record market share of 4.4%. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), more than 8,000 were registered in the month, bringing the total number of new AFVs to have joined Britain’s roads so far this year up to […]

Rising demand for ‘green’ cars in 2012

New car registrations in the UK rose 5.3% last year to 2.04 million – the highest level since 2008, with a rising demand for ‘green’ cars. According to data compiled by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which represents the UK car industry, registrations of ‘green’ or alternatively-fuelled cars rose 9.4% in 2012 […]