In December 2019, plugin electric vehicles (PEVs) made up 6.6% of the UK market share. In December 2020, PEVs made up 23.4% of the market share. That’s a huge jump in just one year for PEV sales in the UK.
And the Tesla Model 3 was the UK’s best selling auto overall in the last month of 2020, at 5,798 vehicles.
The UK electric vehicle market sales in December 2020 are as follows:
|Battery electric vehicles||21,914||16.5%|
|Plugin hybrid electric vehicles||9,108||6.9%|
Overall, plugin electric vehicles sales increased from 2019’s 72,834 to 175,082 in 2020, a growth of 140%.
2020 may not have been the best year in the UK, or anywhere, for that matter, but it was the best year ever for electric cars, with battery and plug-in hybrid vehicles market share up to 10.7%.
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