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Vauxhall Vivaro-e remains the UK’s best-selling new electric light commercial vehicle

It’s also been a strong start to the year for Peugeot for electric van sales.

Data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows the fully electric Vivaro-e was the UK’s best-selling e-LCV in March with more than 500 models registered.

It also remains the overall highest-selling e-LCV for the year with 836 sold year-to-date.

The success of the Vivaro-e also helped ensure Vauxhall was the highest-selling e-LCV manufacturer in the crucial March numberplate change month, with Vauxhall accounting for one-in-three e-LCVs sold during this time.

Year-on-year, Vauxhall has seen its UK e-LCV market share grow from 19% to 22.73%.

With a WLTP range of up to 205 miles and a maximum payload of up to 1,226kg, the Vivaro-e has a long list of awards under its belt, including ‘Medium Van of the Year’ at the What Van? Awards 2022 and ‘Best Medium Electric Van’ at the Driving Electric Awards 2022.

Peugeot, meanwhile, remains market leader in Q1 2022 for electric van sales as the only brand to break 1,000 sales so far this year.

With a growing range of fully electric and hybrid vehicles to choose from, there’s never been a better time for businesses to go electric.

With the sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles set to end by 2030, there are many reasons to make the switch, including: zero emissions, generous government grants, free road tax, low BIK tax and less maintenance.

The Arnold Clark Innovation Centre opened last year on Dumbarton Road in Glasgow’s West End with the aim of educating visitors about the benefits of alternatively fuelled vehicles and why they are becoming so important.

Book an appointment with our business expert at the Innovation Centre.

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