It isn’t all that long ago since electric cars were still a niche product, but over the last 3-4 years they have become a very common sight on our roads, with more than two million worldwide. China and the USA dominates the global electric car market, with just over 60% between them, although several European countries perform impressively in terms of the number of electric vehicles on their roads.
Electric car ownership looks set to grow further now that these vehicles are easier and cheaper to operate than ever. There had previously been numerous reservations about electric vehicles, such as a lack of charging points and the expensive running costs involved, but as technology has advanced and awareness has improved, these problems are a thing of the past. This infographic from Southside Motor Factors explores the current state of the electric car market and explains why they have become such an attractive option to motorists.