A new study suggests that hybrids are now more popular than diesels in the U.K.

The study was done by industry group the National Franchised Dealer Association. And the results show a startling quick move toward electrification and away from diesel fuel that is the result of ongoing diesel emission scandals, concerns, and potential bans.

The results of the study showed that 13 percent of respondents planned to buy a hybrid for their next car, with just 12 percent planning to buy a diesel. Another three percent were looking at plug-in hybrids or battery electric cars. Compare that with diesel sales in the U.K., which up until 2015 had equal popularity with gasoline powered cars.

Diesel has dropped to just 32 percent of vehicle sales there, with alternative fuel vehicles climbing from near zero to over five percent of the market in the same time.

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Of the study respondents, 15 percent of those who currently own a diesel plan to replace it with a hybrid. Compare that to 10 percent of gas car drivers. On top of that, only a third of current diesel drivers plan to buy a diesel as their next car. Another 31 percent are unsure of their next purchase.

While diesel emission scandals were a factor, increasing diesel taxes in the U.K. also play a part. As do ongoing talks and concerns that could see diesel-powered vehicles banned from city centers.

The study also asked buyers about what they feel are the barriers to moving to electric. Eight percent said they felt there were no barriers, but the biggest obstacles were cost, charging and range, with 59, 53, and 52 percent respectively citing those obstacles. Of the charging issues, 82 percent reported a lack of public charging stations and 56 percent reported a lack of a parking spot at home to plug in.

Half of buyers reporting range as a barrier said that they would like a 250-mile range on a charge before buying.