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 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.
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 ReviewWhat might the Porsche of full-electric performance cars be like? In this Taycan, we have our answer.
- MINI Electric – EV ReviewIt’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 ReviewThe 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 ReviewThe 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 ReviewHere 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 ReviewJaguar 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…
- Plug in Car Grant RemovedThe UK government will no longer offer a £1,500 Plug in Car Grant (PiCG) towards new electric cars, which could affect recent orders. Read more
- Are mileage rates keeping pace with energy prices?HMRC has published new mileage rates for fleets but, with fuel and electricity costs rising quickly, some drivers could be left out of pocket. Here’s why.
- Tesla Supercharger network opens to other EV driversSelected Tesla ‘Supercharger’ ultra-fast charging sites are now available to other electric vehicle drivers – here’s how to access them.