BMW – the biggest seller of plug-in hybrids in UK – thinks its global PHEV sales will remain strong
Current figures show PHEVs following diesel on a downward slope, but a comeback is on the cards
The new Autocar Business Trends report is a quarterly analysis of the principal ways in which the automotive industry is changing.
In the latest instalment, we consider the position of the plug-in hybrid as the shift towards all-out electrification rapidly gathers pace. Do the technology’s compromises outweigh its efficiency and financial benefits, or can PHEVs avoid ‘doing a diesel’ and make a comeback as the pure-combustion car is outlawed?