Sold by the Second
The UK’s Electric & Hybrid Car Market
Every second another car is sold on the global vehicle market. We should know - we insure lots of them. But with the sale of diesel cars set to be banned from 2030, the type of car being driven is changing.
Petrol and diesel car sales are slowing down. Electric and hybrid cars are selling like plug-in hot cakes.
Our interactive page shows you how many cars are being sold right now, letting you see the changing trends for drivers and the growing demand for sustainability between A and B. 
How many cars were sold in 2020 per
The most registered EV, PHEV & HEV car brands in the UK
The cars we’ve analysed are the main types on the market right now. So you won’t see any kit-cars featured - as fun as they look to drive - but you will see all of the following brands. 
Vehicle Registrations in the UK per brand per year
Thanks to its hybrid offering, Toyota leads the UK’s electric and hybrid car market with more than triple the registrations of Tesla last year.
However, when we look at brands with the most pure electric vehicle registrations, Tesla and Nissan are the market leaders.
The change in car popularity
Based on car registration, we can tell whether cars are speeding up in popularity, or instead heading to the scrapheap.  Are you driving a model fit for the future or one destined for the history books?
Year on year change in vehicle registrations
The top five UK car models
While some cars last the test of time, others have more fleeting moments in the spotlight. Using registration data, we can see which models are leaving car lots the quickest, revealing 2020’s most popular models. 
Most popular electric car model
Thinking about switching to electric or hybrid?
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