Zero-emissions capable cars, including electric, hybrid and fuel cell models, account for a one in three of the available models in the UK, according to the SMMT.
However, year-to date figures from the SMMT show that fleet and business registrations are still 6.4% down on last year.
Fleet operations in the UK are best placed to switch their cars and vans from petrol and diesel to electric vehicles (EVs), according to Webfleet Solutions.
New figures show businesses are twice as likely as consumers to make the switch from petrol or diesel, says the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Fleet and business new car registrations were down by more than a third in February as lockdown continues to depress demand, figures from the SMMT suggest.
SUVs accounted for 44% of all new cars sold in Europe in January, an all-time record, according to Jato Dynamics.
The UK’s used car market fell by 14.9% in 2020, according to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Go Ultra Low – a joint industry and Government campaign – to promote the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) has failed to secure additional funding.
Fleet and business new company car registrations fell by 40% in January, with 35,291 fewer registrations compared to the same month last year.
Grey is top shade for both petrol and diesel cars, while white most in demand for BEVs, and black for PHEVs.
Twice as many electric vehicles (EVs) were registered in 2020 compared to the previous year, with new company car tax rates driving uptake.
Fleet and business new car registrations fall by 32%, with 400,000 fewer company cars registered, but fleets behind massive increase in EV new car sales.
The UK’s automotive trade body, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), is calling on the UK Parliament to ratify the Brexit trade agreement.
A boom in home deliveries has raised fears about congestion and the impact on air quality, according to new research from LeasePlan.
Fleets are ordering electric vehicles in increasing numbers, but the latest company car registration figures show a dramatic decline in the overall market.
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, delivered a bleak assessment of the UK’s finances, warning the coronavirus crisis would create lasting damage to growth and jobs.
The German manufacturer has announced a customs duty related increase of more than £3,000 on the BMW i3.
After two consecutive quarters of decline, the UK’s used car market increased by 4.4% in Q3, according to new data from the SMMT.
There were some 2,500 fewer new cars registered to fleets in October, leaving registrations a third down on where they were this time last year.
Data will be available from January 1, 2021, to ensure fleets can continue to price vehicles accurately and easily, it says.
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