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Record number of UK car buyers choose ULEVs. @GoUltraLow @SMMT @OLEVgovuk

20.4.2015 Record number of UK car buyers choose ULEVs Ultra-low emission registrations up 386% on first quarter of 2014 A record number of UK car buyers are opting to reduce their fuel bills by choosing ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) , according to research by Go Ultra Low. The latest registration figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that more than 41% of all alternatively-fuelled cars registered in the first quarter of 2015 qualified for the government’s plug-in car grant , up from 13% over the same period in 2014. In the first quarter of 2015, 8,573 passenger vehicles with CO2 emissions lower than 75g/km were registered, a year-on-year increase of 386%, as more drivers saw ULEVs as great alternatives to traditionally-fuelled cars. The most popular choice was the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV , followed by the Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 ....

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