New #ElectricCar Entry for 2015 Q1: Electric Mercedes B-Class

Mercedes-Benz will begin selling an all-electric version of its B-Class during the first quarter of 2015.

The B-Class Electric Drive is expected to be priced around £32k, before any grants or incentives are taken into account, according to Autocar.
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UK EV Sales: Electric vehicles create buzz

It has been a quiet revolution on our roads over the last several years as rapidly growing numbers of drivers plug into the fuel-saving and tax benefits of running alternatively-fuelled vehicles.

Sales of AFVs – petrol/electric, diesel/electric, pure electric cars and plug in hybrids – rocketed last year, easily out-accelerating the rest of the industry with impressive growth figures of 25 per cent against the industry average of around 7.5.

They now account for approaching two per cent – or one in every 50 new cars – leaving the showrooms.

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Great Things in Small Packages: Volkswagen’s new e-up! electric car is shockingly good


Back in November, we crowned BMW’s radical i3 the best electric car in Blighty – or anywhere else in the world, for that matter.

Just a few months later, that title is already under threat and from a surprising new entrant into the EV market. It’s the new Volkswagen e-up!

Not surprising in the sense that it exists. We’ve known the Volkswagen e-up! Was coming for some time. But surprising in the sense that it turns out to be such a compelling proposition. Continue reading Great Things in Small Packages: Volkswagen’s new e-up! electric car is shockingly good

Making Most of the UK Plug-IN Grant : for Plug-In Car upto £5000 or Plug-In Van upto £8000

You can get a grant towards the cost of each new electric (plug-in) car or van you buy, if it meets certain conditions.

Grants are available for:

  • 25% off the cost of a car, up to a maximum of £5,000
  • 20% off the cost of a van up to a maximum of £8,000

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Nissan Leaf Electric Car: Cheapest Leases with and now Piece of Mind Guarantees from Nissan!

Nissan will offer electric vehicle customers a range of additional services, including access to a petrol or diesel car, in an attempt to improve the ownership experience of the Nissan Leaf.

The Nissan Care-EV Leaf customer commitment scheme makes five cast iron pledges designed to provide reassurance and peace of mind, and answer many of the questions that customers face when considering EV ownership for the first time. Continue reading Nissan Leaf Electric Car: Cheapest Leases with and now Piece of Mind Guarantees from Nissan!

Here’s Everything We Know About Volkswagen’s (Not So!) “First” Electric Car

The German version of the Volkswagen E-Golf.

This morning, we got all the details on the new Volkswagen e-Golf electric car, ahead of its debut next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

The E-Golf is a battery-electric version of the all-new seventh-generation VW Golf, which will go on sale in the U.S. next spring as a 2015 model.

The electric five-door hatchback is the first Volkswagen plug-in car designed for mass production, though the actual number to be built and sold remains unclear.

VW will launch the car “only at participating dealers in select states,” and it will go on sale roughly a year from now, in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Ford Focus Electric goes on sale in UK

Ford’s first full electric passenger vehicle went on sale in the UK today, with full rollout set for 2014.
The Ford Focus Electric makes its UK debut priced from £28,500, with the £5000 Plug in Car Grant. Ford says it expects to sell just 30 vehicles in the first year in the UK, despite the conventional Ford Focus being one of the world’s top-selling cars. The initial low volume is in response to “interest from fleet customers and in support of Ford’s market-leading business sales”, Ford added. However, due to a novel “build-to-order”production system, a Ford spokeswoman said the company will be able to increase supply as required.  Continue reading Ford Focus Electric goes on sale in UK

Volkswagen’s Electric e-Up! Pricing…

The New Volkswagen e-up!

German automaker has revealed initial pricing information for its all-electric e-Up! model, which is set to debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year.

Volkswagen’s first fully electric mass production car will have a starting price of €26,900 in Germany ($34,496/£23188 at current exchange rates), which will make it about €3,000 more expensive than a Nissan Leaf with a leased battery. Some might consider the sticker pretty hefty considering the size of the vehicle.

Whatever the case, customers that will buy the VW-badged EV will have 82 HP (60 kW) and 210 Nm (155 lb-ft) at their disposal. The power will allow the small vehicle to reach a top speed of 130 km/h and accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 12.4 seconds. According to Volkswagen, the e-Up! will cost each owner less than €3 ($3.85/£2.59) for every 100 kilometers (62 miles) they travel in it.

Volvo C30 Electric Mk2 gets bigger Motors and yet faster charger

Volvo has announced that the C30 electric will get some upgrades for its second generation. The Volvo C30 Electric has been in production since June 2011, but its in limited production. About 250 of the electric vehicles were delivered to customers throughout Europe. It is a prototype vehicle that is available for lease only, and an expensive lease at that.

Volvo says a second generation is coming, and it will again be a demo fleet vehicle for around 100 customer in Europe. Launching this summer, the second generation C30 Electric vehicle will have an upgraded electric motor and a 22-kW on-board charger.

A standard charge using 220 volts still takes 8 to 10 hours. Using the proper three-phase outlet, the second generation Volvo C30 Electric can be fully charged from empty in 1.5 hours.  The C30 features a 24-kWh lithium-ion battery pack. According to Volvo, 22.7 kWh can be used to power the vehicle.Volvo C30 EV

Just In! #Renault Zoe #ElectricCar Great Personal Leases!

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Once again, Im on the case to bring you the best competitive Electric Car leasing deals, why? Because Im that nice. 😉Renault Zoe Electric Car from £199/month

Renault Zoe Electric Car from £199/month

If you are here, you must know what this Electric Car is all about. Just released in the UK, Renault Zoe is the latest EV in the game, to compete with the likes of Nissan Leaf.

Be one of the first to get the New Renault Zoe with up to 120 miles range and at an approximate cost £2 per 120 miles. Most cars would use Nearly £20 in fuel to do the same.

Also includes home charging point free of charge (excuse the pun) subject to survey.

*Based on £2000 initial rental followed by 48 payments over 4 years on a non maintained contract hire on 6000 miles per year. Other profiles and maintenance available, subject to status and availability. Written quotations on request. Business users only.
**Until April 2015.

6000 £2,000.00 £199.00 12 0 £27,380.33
6000 £1,281.90 £213.65 12 0 £27,380.33
6000 £728.19 £227.12 £242.73 12 0 £27,380.33
10000 £806.43 £245.54 £268.81 12 0 £27,380.33
15000 £914.16 £274.97 £304.72 12 0 £27,380.33
6000 £766.74 £242.94 £255.58 12 0 £27,380.33
10000 £847.77 £267.79 £282.59 12 0 £27,380.33
15000 £997.08 £307.41 £332.36 12 0 £27,380.33
ALL FIGURES ARE SUBJECT TO VAT AT THE CURRENT RATE. Prices are subject to change depending on stock and availability of this deal.
PPM Pence Per Mile is the charge if you go over and above the the total mileage in the term. If you are doing more than 15000 miles per year please ensure you have charging facilities to accomodate this mileage.

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