The first three months of this year saw 13,327 new electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered, a 16% increase on the same quarter last year, bringing the total on UK roads to 147,431.

Plug-in hybrids have fuelled the growth so far this year, with more than 10,000 hitting the roads, with registrations of battery electric cars experiencing a year on year dip.


Go Ultra Low believes new pure electric models this year, such as the new Nissan Leaf and Jaguar i-Pace, should help bolster numbers.

Read more: Fleet News