EV uptake on the rise as new Tesla model leads the charge

By Rebecca Howard | Wed, 02 Oct 2019


The uptake of electric vehicles is on the rise as pure EVs broke into the top three passenger/SUV models registered for the first time last month, Motor Industry Association figures show. September saw 14,525 new vehicles registered, a rise of 4.4 percent from the year before. There were 500 sales of pure electric vehicles during the month and a further 105 sales of plug-in hybrid vehicles, the MIA said. The Tesla Model 3 led the charge, with 379 sold in the month. The car sells for around $75,900 to $102,900 depending on the specs. In co...