Sunderland rated as UK’s best city for electric vehicles
Forbes Advisor has researched where in the UK is the best place to own an EV, based on the cost of charging an EV at home, number of standard and rapid EV charging points per 100,000 people, and the number of rapid charging points per registered EV in the area.
The research used data from 20 of the most populated cities in the UK. Based on this data, each location was assigned an ‘EV Accessibility Rating’ out of 80, with Sunderland coming out on top, scoring 69/80, and Portsmouth ranking lowest with a score of 23/80. London scored 49/80.
The 10 best cities to own an EV, with their ‘EV Accessibility Rating’ are:
1 Sunderland - 69
2 Coventry - 68
3 Newcastle - 63
4 Leeds - 55
5 Middlesbrough - 54
6 Sheffield - 50
7 London - 49
8 Reading - 47
9 Brighton - 41
10 Cardiff - 41
For more information on the best cities to own an EV can be found here