EVs accounted for 71.5% of January’s car registrations

Diesel car registrations dived 45.8% year-on-year, the SMMT said

EV sales doubled in a ‘bedeviled’ car market last month

Nearly 21,726 EVs were sold in November compared to 11,118 diesel cars

BEV sales soar by 184% in the ‘weakest September’ for car sales in more than 20 years

The sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles had a 20% and 38% year-on-year reduction respectively, according to SMMT latest figures

EV sales soar by 73% during UK car sales turmoil in June

Over this period, petrol engines have seen a 40% decline, while diesel car sales have dropped by almost 60%

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 […]