DriveElectric survey: new BIK rules for electric to boost take-up of company cars

Eight out of ten business employees who currently opt out of a company car scheme are ‘likely’ or ‘very likely’ to move back to company cars – and these cars will be electric – according to a survey conducted by DriveElectric, one of the UK’s leading EV leasing companies. The return to company cars rather than […]

Leasing company DriveElectric predicts almost 100,000 pure EV sales for 2020

At least 98,500 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will be registered in the UK in 2020, according to figures from DriveElectric, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle leasing companies. This figure is based on DriveElectric’s own forecasts, and it would represent a significant increase from 37,850 – the number of battery electric vehicles registered in the UK in 2019. This would mean a 260 per cent rise for BEV registrations in 2020 compared to 2019. The figure does not include plug-in hybrids (PHEVs).