SMMT

  • Press Releases

    Does the number of EV tariffs match the EV burgeoning sales?

    Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd (SMMT) showed that combined, Battery Electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) accounted for 17.2% of new car sales in June, with BEVs accounting for more than one in 10 registrations. Despite the boom in electric vehicle (EV) sales, Cornwall...

  • Media Mentions

    Smart Energy International | Could COVID-19 positively impact future EV sales?

    Our research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data shows battery electric vehicles in 2020 have already grown 76.1% on the whole of 2019. During COVID-19 lockdown there has been a backlog of already ordered vehicles that will have contributed to this increase. It is...

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    Engerati | European electric car sales are predicted to triple by the end of 2020

    Electric car sales are expected to be triple what they were in 2019 by the end of 2020 in Europe. Our research into the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) vehicle registration data suggested Covid-19 could positively impact future EV sales in the UK. Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in...

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    Fleet News | Zero company car tax is boosting BEV registrations, says Cornwall Insight

    The Government’s decision to introduce zero benefit-in-kind-tax for battery electric vehicles is having a positive effect on BEV registrations. Latest registration figures from the SMMT show that 8,162 BEVs were registered in July out of a total 174,887 vehicles. Resilient demand for BEVs appears to be driven by four key factors.From...

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    Record EV sales break National Grid’s scenario

    Electric vehicle (EV) sales bucked the overall 2019 trend of falling car sales with figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers (SMMT) showing that battery electric vehicles (BEVs) registrations have risen by 144% to 37,850. According to further research from Cornwall Insight on these figures, the BEV sales for 2019...

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    Market share of electric vehicles doubles in FY20

    In a landscape of stagnating new car sales, electric vehicle (EV) sales have soared. With further analysis by Pixie Energy on the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures* showing the market share of EVs almost doubling in the first half of the Financial Year FY20. The below graph...

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    Electric vehicles on track to pass National Grid’s Consumer Evolution projections

    Data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) last week saw battery electric vehicles (BEV) record their largest-ever monthly share of new car registrations in August 2019. Further research into these figures by Cornwall Insight shows that at the current pace of BEV registrations the UK is...