Demand for electric vans surges as overall sales decline, SMMT report reveals


 

The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market plunged 27% to 17,566 registrations in the first month of 2022 compared with a bumper January last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). However electric van uptake is set to soar by over 80% this year and will continue to rise over the next two years, according to SMMT’s research. The decline in overall van registrations follows a record January in 2021 – the best in 31 […]