New car registrations in Britain soared last month on the eve of an EU change in law which would ban models not meeting the tougher WLTP emissions test.
Robin Roberts reports…
August Top Ten
- BMW 3 Series
- The number of UK drivers who would consider buying an electric car as their next vehicle has doubled in the last year from 15% to 30%, according to the Britain Under the Bonnet report from Close Brothers Motor Finance.
- A further two fifths (40%) said they would consider buying one in the future, just not as their next vehicle purchase.
- Being environmentally friendly, the cost of running the vehicle and the driving experience were voted the advantages of electric cars.
- Over two thirds of drivers (67%) also say they are now less likely to purchase a diesel car in future, after recent scandals.