Electric Vehicles

Driving an Electric car allows you to be an environmentally friendly as you can be when driving your vehicle. They produce zero CO2 emissions as they are ran purely off an electric motor. With this in mind, the total running costs of an EV is significantly lower than any Petrol/Diesel Engine.

Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid cars combine a standard combustion engine with an electric motor to produce some of the lowest CO2 emission levels of any vehicle. This winning combination means hybrids are also an effective option if you want to keep on-the-road costs to a minimum.

Electric or Hybrid Leasing

With the electric 'wave' being very new to the automotive industry, we know buying a brand new electric car can be a tad pricey and for many people, means that they do not get the option to 'go green'. This is why leasing is a great choice for people who want to take advantage of the benefits electric vehicles have to offer in an affordable manner:

• Lower Fuel costs
• Economic Benefits
• Tax Incentives

Also are you aware of the changes that recently happened to the London’s (ULEZ), Congestion Charge zone, and the Cleaner Vehicle Discount (CVD) on the 25th of October? Well, only fully electric/hydrogen-powered cars will be exempt from paying a fee to enter London’s Congestion Charge zone. At the same time London's ULEZ zone expanding to include most of the city?

Benefits of Going Electric

Maintenance

Maintenance

In electric / hybrid vehicles there are less moving parts compared to typical petrol or diesel vehicle, meaning less things to go wrong and fewer parts to maintain.

Save on Costs

Save on Costs

You save yourself a lot of money in the longer term with cheaper running costs, compared to a petrol or diesel engine. With the marketing growing, there are models for whatever the budget.

Save the Planet

Save the Planet

Electric or Hybrid vehicles, are significantly green than a traditional petrol or diesel engine, with full electric vehicles producing zero CO2 and hybrids producing a considerably much less.

Driveability

Driveability

One of the first things drivers notice when switching to an electric car is the quietness of the vehicle, which creates a far more comfortable, relaxing driving experience. The weight and distribution of the batteries means a low centre of gravity, for improved handling and comfort

Electric & Hybrid Industry Facts

Join the trend

Join the trend

Around 455,000 light-duty plug-in electric vehicles had been registered in the UK up until February 2021

Wide Variety

Wide Variety

There are more than 130 fully or part electric vehicles available to buy or lease in the UK.

Charging Points

Charging Points

There are currently around 42570 charging point connectors in the UK with 4631 being rapid chargers.

Motorway RCP

Motorway RCP

Rapid Charge Points are available at 96% of motorway services in the UK.

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