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EV used car searches rose 14% in May, Auto Trader reveals

Auto Trader data recorded a 14% rise in car buyers searching for electric vehicles (EVs) during May, but the 2012 Ford Focus Estate emerged as the online marketing platform’s fastest-selling car.

Consumers’ growing interest in alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) was not enough to deny the petrol powered 2012 Focus Estate’s success for retailers last month as it took just 18 days to turn on average despite the growing interest in different fuel types.

The 2017 Skoda Superb estate (diesel, manual) came in a close second with a 21-day average, Auto Trader said.


Marshall Motor Holdings PLC (LON:MMH) is the 7th largest motor dealer group in the UK. Since 2008, 86 franchises have been added and 36 non-core or loss making operations have left the portfolio.

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