Electric Vehicle (EV) – A fully electric vehicle that runs solely on electric energy.
Hybrid – can be either a petrol or diesel engine with a battery powered electric motor. As you’re driving the combustion engine will charge the electric battery.
Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) – Similar to the standard hybrid, but the electric battery can also be charged by plugging into a charging point.
Range Extenders – Electric powered cars with a small combustion engine to extend their range.
Our new electric cars range from £17,020 up to £71,520:
There are a few options for charging your electric car; using a traditional plug socket, using a public electric charging station or you can buy a charging station for your home.
It will depend entirely on which car you choose, as the range that each car can cover varies depending on the model and manufacturer. The longer range that your electric vehicle can cover the more it will cost for each charge, but the car will take you further on that charge.
It will depend on how you’re charging it, but we’ve put together some rough guides for how long you can expect to wait: