The UK is a global leader, shaping the future of mobility, and leading developments in connected, autonomous, shared and electric transport.
Strong supply chain
The local content of UK-made cars rose from 36% in 2011 to 44% in 2017 and is continuing to increase.
The UK dominates global motorsport – 6 of 10 Formula 1 teams have their headquarters in the UK, and we’re also the home of Formula E. There are 4,500 other companies also operating in the sector.
We’re Europe’s second biggest market for plug-in vehicles, with 47,263 registered in 2017.
We’re Europe’s biggest manufacturer of electric vehicles, with over 14,000 public chargepoints available across the UK.
The Faraday Challenge is a £246 million investment in the development of world-leading batteries for electric vehicles.