Choosing an electric car used to mean you were limited to just a handful of models. Now, however, there is a host of vehicles to choose from, with everything from hybrid vehicles through to all-electric models meaning there is certain to be something to suit you. At Sturgess Motor Group, we’re delighted to be able to provide you with a range of exceptional models from Jaguar, Land Rover, Hyundai, Suzuki, Fiat and Jeep. Take a closer look today.
Depending on the make and model of your electric car, your vehicle will be able to be charged at one of thousands of public charging points throughout the UK. These can be found at supermarkets, workplaces and service stations. You will also be able to charge at home via a suitable charging point.
On average, electric cars cost between 2-4p per mile to run - a considerable saving in comparison to petrol and diesel alternatives.
A hybrid car uses two power trains - a petrol engine that works in tandem with a battery-powered electric motor. A hybrid vehicle is also known as a PHEV (Petrol Hybrid Electric Vehicle)
A) Using the electric motor only, PHEV has a range of up to 30 miles. PHEV also utilises an Ingenium petrol engine to support a much larger range, in the same way as other combustion engine vehicles.
This is something that is still unclear however most hybrid batteries last for the lifetime of the car!
Yes, your local authorised service centre will remove and recycle your battery safely, in the case of a new one being needed.