Electric Vehicles

The UK Government will ban sales of non-hybrid cars and vans in 2030, with a target a 100% electric market five years later. However, with a growing choice of vehicles and rapid improvements in range, charging time and performance, there are already plenty of reasons to make the switch. Find out more below.

Thinking about an electric vehicle?

Thinking EV? Six reasons to make the switch

Sometimes, picking a new car is as simple as seeing a vehicle you just know you want. More often, it’s a complicated decision where you weigh up a range of factors before selecting the best option for you. If you’re in this position, here are six reasons to think EV. 

2021 Plug in Grant rates and eligibility

Grant funding for electric vehicles was changed in March 2021. Click here to find out the latest rates and requirements.

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How much will your electric vehicle cost to run?

Using the range, battery capacity and energy price can provide a rough indication of ‘fuel’ costs per mile. You can find out more about fuel costs, or try our cost per mile calculator.


Thinking about an electric vehicle?

Getting the most out of a Plug-in Hybrid

Plug-in hybrids can be an important stepping stone in the journey to full electrification. But it’s a technology requiring careful deployment and diligent driver behaviour. Find out more about the pros and cons here.

Which electric vehicle is right for me?

  • Porsche Taycan – EV Review
    What might the Porsche of full-electric performance cars be like? In this Taycan, we have our answer.
  • MINI Electric – EV Review
    It’s natural that there should be a MINI Electric variant. This little Hatch lends itself to battery power and quick-step EV pulling power. The driving…
  • Hyundai Kona Electric – EV Review
    The Hyundai Kona Electric re-defines the kind of proposition we’d previously got used to affordable full-electric cars being able to provide. The 279 mile WLTP-rated…
  • Mercedes-Benz EQC – EV Review
    The Mercedes EQC is a large luxury SUV that’s fully electric but it’s very much a product typical of the Three Pointed Star. It’s extremely…
  • Tesla Model S – EV Review
    Here is an electric car with over 300 miles of range that can seat up to seven, has acceleration to demolish an Aston Martin and…
  • Jaguar I-PACE – EV Review
    Jaguar becomes the first of the premium brand manufacturers to make a long range, practical, battery-powered electric vehicle. If you can afford the £60,000 asking…

EV news

  • How to stay ahead of the semiconductor shortage
    A global shortage of the semiconductor chips used in new vehicles is causing widespread disruption to car and van deliveries. Here are some simple steps to keep your orders on track.
  • How much does an electric car cost per mile?
    The ‘fuel’ costs for an electric vehicle are as variable as their petrol or diesel counterparts, and a long range doesn’t always tell the full story. Find out more here.  
  • Is the UK grid ready for electric vehicles?
    As the UK moves towards 100% electric car and van sales from 2035, is there really enough capacity to keep pace with demand? And how green will that energy be? Find out more here.