'Rapid growth': UK electric vehicle sales predicted to double in 2022

Cecilia Keating
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Electric car sales are expected to have enjoyed another record year in 2021
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Electric car sales are expected to have enjoyed another record year in 2021

Analyst expects EVs to take 15 per cent share of new car market this year, but warns government must deliver further policy to support uptake

The number of battery electric vehicles (EVs) sold in the UK is likely to double in 2022, potentially taking a 15 per cent share of the total new car market by the end of the year, analysts have predicted....

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