Nearly 200,000 purely battery electric powered passenger cars were sold in the UK last year, indicating the huge growth in sales even as the government scaled back its grants to incentivise their adoption. With fuel prices soaring and continuing tax advantages for those running EVs as company cars they still make financial sense for a lot of drivers, the fact they’re now fashionable and acceptable as mainstream choices likely to see that number grow further. That’s helped by the growing number of desirable electric cars in the market, that choice increasing further into 2022 as more and more manufacturers electrify their range and new ‘second-gen’ cars built on dedicated platforms unlock even greater range and performance. Here are some we’re especially looking forward to.
The eight best new EVs launching in 2022
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