Cars on Britain’s roads back to 2019 pre-pandemic levels.

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As part of the SMMT’s UK Motorparc Data 2022, they have confirmed that cars on Britain’s roads have reached 2019 pre-pandemic levels seeing a total of 35,148,045 cars in 2022.

The SMMT also said that the amount of cars on the roads with a ‘plug’ has also grown to 1.1 million, that is 1 in every 32 cars. Although comments on the article has said that the public chargepoint rollout ‘continues to lag’

Credit: SMMT
Credit: SMMT

Other dated released from the SMMT include the top 10 cars of 2022, the top top 10 car colours for 2022 and the top 10 vans of 2022.

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Our favourite facts

Here are a few of our favourite facts from the SMMT data:

Two in three cars in use are manual transmission.

Female car ownership has risen by 0.2% to 12,414,260 units

One in five electric vans are registered in the South East.

Rebecca joined the Cocoon Vehicles team in 2018 after running and selling a successful financial services business offering pension, investments and mortgages. Today, Rebeccas goal is to provide the best possible customer service along with news that you will want to read.

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