Why UltraLow Emission Car? #ev

March 14th, 2014 § Comments Off on Why UltraLow Emission Car? #ev § permalink

What are Go Ultra Low cars?
The way we power motoring is changing
* Department for Business, Innovation & Skills: Driving success: a strategy for growth and sustainability in the UK automotive sector: July 2013

Why counting carbon at the tailpipe counts
* Joint Research Centre; EUCAR; CONCAWE: Well-to-Wheels Analysis of Future Automotive Fuels and Powertrains in the European Context. 2007
**Based on a Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI
***Based on a Nissan LEAF

What Go Ultra Low cars are right for me?
*Price is recommended retail price with Plug-in grant applied where eligible
What are the costs?

Money by the mile

* Based on AA Motoring Costs 2013 www.theaa.com/resources/Documents/pdf/motoring-advice/running-costs/petrol2013.pdf

** Running cost based on Nissan LEAF: 1.75p/mile (on range of 124 miles), based on British Gas Clear & Simple Economy 7 unit rates for a customer paying by direct debit as at 11th November 2013, assuming 7 hours of charging at the night rate and one hour on daytime rate, 95% charging efficiency. A daily standing charge of 26p also applies
Keeping your wallet happy
* Running cost based on Nissan LEAF: 1.75p/mile (on range of 124 miles), based on British Gas Clear & Simple Economy 7 unit rates for a customer paying by direct debit as at 11th November 2013, assuming 7 hours of charging at the night rate and one hour on daytime rate, 95% charging efficiency. A daily standing charge of 26p also applies.

**Based on AAMotoring Costs 2013 www.theaa.com/resources/Documents/pdf/motoring-advice/running-costs/petrol2013.pdf
***The ‘price’ is the full purchase price you pay for the basic vehicle, including number plates, vehicle excise duty and VAT. It doesn’t include any optional extras, for example delivery charges or first registration fee.
Grants for vehicles
* The ‘price’ is the full purchase price you pay for the basic vehicle, including number plates, vehicle excise duty and VAT. It doesn’t include any optional extras, for example delivery charges or first registration fee.
Saving on company car tax
*SMMT new vehicle registration data

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