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Buses and Large Goods Vehicles: Electric Vehicles

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 86134, tabled on 2 December 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the proportion of heavy goods vehicles that are electric (a) lorries and (b) buses.

Answered on

10 December 2021

The proportions of battery electric vehicles as a percentage of all licensed vehicles for selected body types, for the United Kingdom as at 31 December 2020, are as follows:

Body Type

UK Share

Heavy Goods Vehicles


Buses and Coaches


Source: VEH0503 and VEH0603, DVLA/DfT