If you drive less than 100 miles a day and have off-street parking, the answer is yes.
Electric cars are highly efficient, and they generally have much lower operating costs than those of conventional vehicles.
Electric cars offer fuelling options not typically available to conventional vehicles, including charging at home, work, public charging stations, or a combination of these sites.
Today’s electric cars are state-of-the-art vehicles ready to match or surpass the performance of their conventional counterparts.
Compared with conventional vehicles, electric cars typically produce lower levels of air pollutants and greenhouse gases, even when taking into account the emissions associated with electricity production.
DriveElectric are the UK’s leading provider of leased Electric Vehicles and offer finance options for all makes and model, from all manufacturers, including the BMW i3, Renault Zoe, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Audi E-Tron.
Our dedicated team of experts were awarded the Energy Saving Trust’s Fleet Hero award and the GreenFleet’s EV Champion award in 2015.
Step 1: Decide your monthly budget
Step 2: Choose the electric car that suits you
Step 3: Agree contract terms and pay initial deposit (usually 3 payments)
Step 4: Let us know when is convenient for your home charging unit to be fitted (if required – you can just use a regular 3-pin plug socket)
Step 5: Take delivery of your brand new electric car (comes complete with all necessary charging cables) and enjoy driving!
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The accumulation of key greenhouse gases (most importantly CO2 and methane) in the atmosphere due to human activities is contributing to climate change. Unless action is taken to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, the whole pattern of the world’s weather could change, increasing the frequency and intensity of heatwaves, floods, droughts and storms.
The Climate Change Act (2008) requires the UK Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 34% by 2020 and 80% by 2050 from 1990 levels in the UK.
In 2013, domestic and international transport accounted for 26% of all UK greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, the most significant greenhouse gas savings are likely to come from improving the fuel efficiency of conventional vehicles and increased use of sustainable biofuels.
"I just love driving it, it feels like a spaceship! Electric cars are definitely the future."
"It's not just a great EV, it's a great car. It's quiet, it's comfortable, and it's spacious. It's safe. The driving experience is fantastic."