Best Opel/Vauxhall Electric LCV manufacturer in the UK for the second year running |  Opel

Best Opel/Vauxhall Electric LCV manufacturer in the UK for the second year running | Opel


  • Opel/Vauxhall lead e-LCV manufacturer rankings in 2022 with 5,038 units sold
  • Opel/Vauxhall topped the e-LCV sales chart for the second year in a row in 2022
  • The Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro Electric has claimed the title of best seller in the e-LCV category in the UK, again for the second year in a row, with 4,212 units sold.
  • Opel/Vauxhall is one of the few manufacturers to offer fleet managers and businesses a 100% electric version of all models in the range.

Opel/Vauxhall topped the UK electric light vehicle (e-LCV) sales chart for the second consecutive year in 2022, according to the latest sales and registration figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Opel/Vauxhall sold 5,038 e-LCVs last year, with a 73% increase in 2021. Opel/Vauxhall is one of the few manufacturers to offer fleets and individuals a 100% electric version of all models in the range. Opel’s e-LCV range consists of the Opel Combo Cargo Electric, Opel Vivaro Electric and Opel Movano Electric.

The success was further driven by the award-winning Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro Electric, which for the second year was the UK’s best-selling e-LCV. During 2022, 4,212 Vivaro Electric units were sold to professional and private customers.

James Taylor, CEO of Vauxhall said: “Sales of electric commercial vehicles recorded strong growth in 2022, and will continue to grow next year, as companies and fleet managers seek to reduce emissions and running costs. . The fact that many business customers and privateers have chosen a Vauxhall electric commercial vehicle for the second year running is testament to the breadth and quality of the range of 100% electric LCVs.

The Opel Vivaro Electric boasts a long list of awards, including “Medium Van of the Year” at the What Van? 2022 Awards and “Best Medium Electric Van” at the Driving Electric Awards 2022. The Opel Vivaro Electric was also voted “International Van of the Year 2021” and received many other awards.

Powered by a 50 kWh or 75 kWh battery, the Opel Vivaro Electric has a range of 330 km as specified in the WLTP cycle on a single charge and offers a maximum payload of 1,226 kg.

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