UK electric vehicle sales enjoy summer boom

Michael Holder
clock
EV sales continue to surge in the UK
Image:

EV sales continue to surge in the UK

Latest SMMT data shows new EV registrations went up 60 per cent in August compared to same month last year, while diesel sales decline

EV sales in the UK enjoyed yet another boost in August with the latest data showing new registrations of pure electric cars were up more than 60 per cent on the same month last year. Monthly figures...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Automotive

A Volvo Truck operated by DHL | Credit: Volvo Trucks

'World first': Volvo preps for launch of electric trucks made with fossil-fuel-free steel

Company claims to be first truck maker in the world to swap out vehicle parts made from traditional steel for zero emission steel

Cecilia Keating
clock 24 May 2022 • 2 min read
Credit: iStock

New £40m government competition promises to 'revolutionise' self-driving services

Funding aims to help commercialise self-driving vehicles for use by delivery companies and public transport

James Murray
clock 23 May 2022 • 3 min read
Tap and Charge: Visa joins forces with JustCharge in bid to boost EV take up

Tap and Charge: Visa joins forces with JustCharge in bid to boost EV take up

Cardholders will be rewarded for using the chargepoint rental app's network

clock 20 May 2022 • 2 min read