The Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the UK’s best-selling new electric car in H1 2022.

The Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the UK’s best-selling new electric car in H1 2022.


A twin to the Opel Vivaro-e, also available on our market, the Vauxhall Vivaro-e was the UK’s best-selling electric light commercial vehicle in the first six months of this year. In June alone, 809 Vivaro-es were sold there, and since the beginning of the year up to 2,649 of this model have been sold there! Vauxhall is the best-selling electric light commercial vehicle manufacturer in the UK so far this year. Vauxhall’s overall light commercial vehicle market share increased from 9.8% to 10.7% compared to last year.

The award-winning Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the best-selling Electric Light Commercial Vehicle (e-LCV) in the UK for the first six months of the year, according to the latest passenger car and light vehicle registration data published by the Society for Automobile Manufacturers and Dealers.

Paul Willcox, CEO, Vauxhalla, said: “The Vivaro-e remains the first choice for fleets and companies looking for a stylish and functional zero-emission vehicle. The electric light commercial vehicle industry is growing month by month and it is exciting to see how many companies and fleets are choosing the Vivaro-e when deciding to switch to an electric vehicle.“.

Vivaro-e has a long list of awards to its credit, including “Medium Van of the Year” in the competition. What van? 2022 awards and “Best Mid-Range Electric Van” inside Electric Power Awards 2022. Vivaro-e has also been voted “International Van of the Year 2021”.

With a WLTP range of up to 330km and a maximum payload of up to 1,226kg, the Vivaro-e is at the forefront of Vauxhall’s commitment to electrification as the brand continues to expand its range of electric vehicles with the aim of offering an enhanced variant across the board. range by 2024 and by 2028 to offer fully electric cars and vans in the UK.

Vauxhall is one of the few light commercial vehicle manufacturers in the UK to be able to offer a fleet of fully electric variants across the entire light commercial vehicle range which includes the Vauxhall Combo-e, Vivaro-e and Movano-e models.

Last year, Stellantis announced a £100 million investment in Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port manufacturing facility to prepare the facility for a new era in electric vehicle manufacturing. Ellesmere Port will be the first Stellantis factory to offer all-electric models in utility and passenger versions, including the Combo-e and Combo-e Life, for the domestic and export markets.

Krzysztof Gregorczyk; photo: Stellantis

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