We’re all being encouraged to switch to electric cars for obvious reasons: they are kinder to the environment than petrol or diesel models as they do not release CO2 – a key contributor to global warming.
And figures show an increase in uptake ahead of the Government’s plan to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030. Personal use of electric cars is far outweighed by business use, thanks to generous tax breaks.
Around 20,500 electric cars were registered in the year to April 2023, up 59 per cent from the 12,899 the previous year and these account for 15 per cent of total market share, according to data from industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Read more: Is it the end of the road for us with our troublesome all-electric cars? Owners despair over battery problems and the lack of chargers. No matter – it’s the Cult agenda and so the madness will go on unless people stop buying them