To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Road to Zero policy, how many electric vehicles have been registered in the last 12 months in (a) the West Midlands and (b) Birmingham.
The information requested is provided in the following table.
All battery electric1 vehicles registered in 12 months to end-March 2019
Of which were cars
West Midlands Region
1 Battery electric vehicles refer to vehicles powered by electricity only. This does not include plug-in hybrid, hybrid, range-extended electric, or fuel cell electric vehicles.
This Government’s mission is to put the UK at the forefront of the design and manufacturing of zero emission vehicles, for all new cars and vans to be effectively zero emission by 2040 and to end the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2040. The Road to Zero Strategy sets out a clear pathway to zero emissions, to give clarity and certainty to both industry and motorists.