Fleet News has reported that registrations of plug-in electric vehicles have consistently hit record highs this year, with many organisations keen to adopt them for cost and environmental reasons.

The latest Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures show that this year up to the end of October, 49,558 were registered, 22% up on the first ten months of 2017.

The report summarises the insights and predictions of fleet managers who attended a recent roundtable event sponsored by Shell. Among the respondents, concern was expressed at the change to Benefit In Kind tax arrangements, ensuring drivers will fuel cards do actually charge plug-in hybrid cars and the need for a more integrated mobility solution.