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An electric future for UK businesses

Posted on February 22nd, 2018, under News

Get your Business involved! 

Your business can apply for a GRANT to help towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle workplace charge points.

Giving Employees the opportunity to Charge their car at work!

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How can EV help your business?

Government grants and incentives deliver cost-savings for businesses

Your business can take advantage of a number of grants and incentives to grow your electric vehicle fleet and save thousands of pounds

Key points

  • Government provides up to £4,500 off the OTR price of an eligible pure electric car, £2,500 for an eligible plug-in hybrid and up to £8,000 off the price of an eligible electric van
  • Grants are available for the installation of chargepoints at your workplace
  • Other benefits for electric car and van drivers can help keep fleet operating costs down.

The plug-in car grant

Since 2011 the UK Government has provided a suite of financial incentives for private motorists, fleets and businesses, to make the switch to plug-in vehicles.

Nissan LEAF EV

The plug-in car grant offers up to £4,500 off the ‘on the road’ purchase price of eligible new pure electric cars; £2,500 off eligible new plug-in hybrids that cost £60,000 or less; and up to £8,000 off the price of an eligible new van. Since the grant began in 2011 more than 120,000 new electric vans and cars have hit the UK’s roads.

The growing electric car market

Since the introduction of Government’s Plug-in Car Grant in 2011, registrations of electric cars have grown dramatically from 1,089, to 2016’s volume of 36,673 – contributing to a national total that now exceeds 120,000 plug-in cars.

This rapid rise is fuelled by greater consumer awareness, the increasing number of plug-in cars now available – currently 35 models and growing, plus a range of incentives from Government and local authorities.

What’s more, fleets and businesses are leading the charge for plug-in cars and vans – more than 70{66bcf18495a8f26304da83093daf405ccefa9115b214b6094fc20813a36028b4} of EV registrations are made to UK businesses, highlighting the important role that companies play in growing the low-emission vehicle market.

 

Grants are available for the installation of Charge-points at your workplace!

Business can take advantage of a number of grants and incentives to grow your electric vehicle fleet and save thousands of pounds each year!

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