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Electric Car Leasing

Are you thinking of making the switch?

 

The demand for electric cars has significantly increased, with sales up 180% last year compared to 2019. Plug-in Hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) also grew by 90% over the same period. With the price per mile of charging an electric car estimated to be around a third of filling up with petrol, choosing an electric car means you make considerable savings on your monthly fuel bill, as well doing your bit for the environment. Although, electric cars might seem more expensive, leasing is an affordable option that allows you to drive the latest models for easy to manage monthly fee. 



What you need to know about electric cars

The age of the traditional car is coming to an end. Across the world, governments have committed to banning the sale of petrol and diesel engined vehicles, including hybrids.

In the UK, the Government has set a target of 2030, meaning that in less than ten years, the only new vehicles you’ll be able to buy will be electric. Get all the facts on making the switch.

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In theory, charging an EV is simple; it’s just like a phone, plug it in and wait for it to fill. But, in reality, there are a few things you need to consider. How long will it take, will you do it at home or on the road, do you have the right adapters and apps? There are lots of questions, and we’ve developed this guide to give you the answers to some of the most common ones, and some of the ones you were afraid to ask!

 

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Charging your electric vehicle at home is simple, all you need is a home charging unit and we can supply this with an electric car lease. That's why we've partnered with British Gas to offer a solution that includes a market leading charge point, application management and installation, all spread out over your monthly rental costs.

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The Go Ultra Low calculator, built by The Office of Zero Emissions and the Government, has been designed to show you how long an electric car will take to charge and how much it will cost you at home and in public charging bays.

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If you’ve made the move, or are thinking of moving to an electric car then you’ll want to know about maintenance and keeping your new car in top condition. The good news is, with fewer parts to wear out or go wrong and no oil to top up, maintaining an electric car is much simpler than a traditional car, and you should make big savings too!

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Get an understanding of real-world travel ranges on the models you are interested in, to see how far your electric car choice can go on one charge. And with tools just as Zap-Map telling you where available charge points are, range anxiety shouldn't be the reason to stopping your switching to an electric car.

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Reasons to switch to an electric car 

Zero Emissions means protecting the environment 

Save up to 85% on fuel costs

Save up to £540 a year on road tax


Experience Electric

Experience Electric is about eliminating the Electric Vehicle (EV) taboo…we are driving change for the future by driving and advocating electric. We have put together real footage of driving an EV out in the countryside, with genuine learnings and feedback on what it’s really like to drive an EV and Experience Electric for the first time...


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If you need more information before making the switch to an electric car, then take a look at our blog and insights section which is updated regularly. We'll bring you all the information you need to help make your journey to electric easy and work for you. 

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