More electric cars sold so far in 2022 than all of 2020

More electric cars have been bought so far in 2022 than over the entirety of 2020, according to new data from New Automotive.

In the first full month since the government scrapped its plug-in car grant on 14 June, sales dropped slightly, with year-on-year total car registrations down 8% in July 2022 compared with July 2021.

But the electric vehicle (EV) market is continuing to grow nonetheless, and in July accounted for 11.1% of the market with 11,240 pure EVs registered.


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