LeasingOptions.co.uk has seen a 75 per cent increase in sales of electric cars year-on-year over the last 12 months and is predicting a minimum increase of 60 per cent over the next 12 months.

According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), sales of cars with alternative fuels – including battery electric vehicles and hybrids – were down 11.8% in June compared with the same month last year, the first annual decline since April 2017.

LeasingOptions.co.uk, the UK’s leading car leasing company, revealed the most popular electric cars:

  1. Tesla Model 3
  2. Jaguar I Pace
  3. Tesla Model S
  4. Audi E-Tron
  5. Tesla Model X

LeasingOptions.co.uk Director of Sales and Marketing, Mike Thompson said: “We’ve seen a big growth in demand for electric car sales over the last 12 months.

“Our own data reveals quite a different story than the national motoring industry – we’ve seen a significant increase in demand for electric cars and we predict that this is set to continue.”

For further information on LeasingOptions.co.uk and its range of electric vehicles available for leasing, please visit the website www.leasingoptions.co.uk