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Department for Transport: Electric Vehicles

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 28986, tabled on 7 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what proportion of the vehicles used by his Department on Government business are electric vehicles.

Answered on

12 July 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) consists of a central Department (DfTc) and four Executive Agencies:

  • Driver Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA)
  • Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
  • Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
  • Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA)

The Government Fleet Commitment (GFC) commits 100% of central government car fleets to be Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) by 2030, with an interim target of 25% by 2022. The central Department with its Agencies have already exceeded the interim GFC target for 2022, having 31% ULEV cars (383 of 1,233).

In total, the central Department with its Agencies has 1,927 vehicles, of which 20% (388) are ULEVs and 2% (36) are fully electric vehicles.

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