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Frequently Asked Questions

How many electric vehicles are there in Brighton & Hove?

The number of electric vehicles registered in Brighton & Hove has been rising steadily, with numbers increasing 11% on average, every quarter.

The Department of Transport releases this data every three months, with three datasets which are key to understanding the number of EVs in the city. The "Licensed plug-in cars, LGVs and quadricycles" dataset, under Table VEH0131 includes battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. Table VEH0132 then breaks down this into Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs).

We syndicate this data on our website as and when it is released by the Department of Transport.

Licensed plug-in cars, LGVs and quadricycles in Brighton & Hove

Licensed plug-in cars, LGVs and quadricycles in Brighton & Hove. From Department for Transport, vehicle data Table VEH0131.

Battery Electric Vehicles in Brighton & Hove

Battery Electric Vehicles (a subset of ULEVs 1) licensed in Brighton & Hove. From Department for Transport, vehicle data Table VEH0132b.

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles in Brighton & Hove

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles or PHEVs (a subset of ULEVs 1) licensed in Brighton & Hove. From Department for Transport, vehicle data Table VEH0132c.

Article last updated on May 13th 2021.