Figures by Go Ultra Low shows that electric and plug-in vehicles are growing in popularity as registrations increase by 16 per cent compared to the same quarter in 2017..
The first three months of this year saw 13,327 new cars registered to UK drivers.
In 2017, 46,000 new plug-in vehicles were on the road, adding to this quarters figures, the total number of plug-in cars on the road is 147,431.
Poppy Welch, head of Go Ultra Low, said: “This continuous growth in the plug-in market shows no signs of slowing down.
“Month after month, we are seeing registrations increase, demonstrating that the public appetite for plug-in motoring is growing. With the range of pure electric cars constantly increasing and plug-in hybrids continuing to offer the best of both worlds, it’s getting easier for motorists to see the benefits of electric motoring.