Two figures were interesting, the number of petrol and diesel cars registered against 2017 and the age of the average car on U.K. roads. 

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/800502/vehicle-licensing-statistics-2018.pdf

In 2018 there was a 30% drop in new diesel car registrations and an increase of 9% in new petrol registrations, with the Ford Fiesta, VW Golf and Vauxhall Corsa making up the lions shares of new cars on British roads.

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The average age of cars and LGVs (light goods vehicles) on British roads is just 8.2 years old.

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