The Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA) scheme encourages dealerships to further develop their ability in selling and servicing electric vehicles.
1.65m new cars registered in 2021 – up just 1.0% on pandemic-ravaged 2020 and -28.7% below pre-Covid levels.
The grant has been reduced from 2,500 to 1,500 with the value of vehicles eligible also reduced from 35,000 to 32,000.
New light commercial vehicle sales in 2021 are now 22.8% up year-on-year at 325,976 units.
Almost 22,000 pure electric vehicles were registered in Nov, more than double registered in the same month last year.
SMMT new car reg figures show decline in new car sales in 2021, leaving franchised dealers with a predicted service & repair shortfall of £300 million.
Following the highest ever single month of new BEV registrations in September – an extra 32,721 were sold.
ZEV mandate will help deliver on Gov’s 2030 commitment to end sale of new petrol & diesel cars, and 2035 commitment to be fully zero emissions capable.
Stellantis will expand its all-inclusive Free2Move Car On Demand monthly car subscription service to the UK.
The global semiconductor shortage continued to affect the automotive sector as car production continues to fall.