Striking out along a different path

It’s a question that won’t go away – what will the government do to replace the large amounts of tax revenue it derives from petrol and diesel fuel as the UK switches to electric cars? According to a recent report in the Times, Downing Street’s policy unit is examining new taxes and charges for motorists […]

Nissan cuts Leaf prices in the face of PICG changes

Nissan has confirmed price reductions of both 40kWh and 62kWh versions of its Leaf electric vehicle, effective from April. As a result, all grades of Leaf and both battery capacities (40kWh and 62kWh) are eligible for the revised Plug-In Car Grant of £2,500, which is offered on electric vehicles under £35,000 RRP.

Renault compensates for Plug-in Car Grant reduction until 31 March

Renault UK is enhancing the offers available on its new Zoe all-electric supermini until the end of March in order to smooth the transition to the new Plug-in Car Grant (PiCG) that was announced as part of yesterday’s Budget. Until 31 March 2020, Renault UK will offer customers placing new retail/fleet orders for a new Zoe an additional £500 to top-up the new Plug-in Car Grant amount of £3,000 back up to the previous £3,500.  This is in addition to the existing current retail incentive to switch of £1,000, meaning that a new Zoe will now start from £24,670 including PiCG and all retail discounts applied. 

All-electric SEAT Mii now on sale in the UK

The SEAT Mii electric has now opened for ordering across the manufacturer’s UK dealer network on 24th October. The fully-electric city car marks the first chapter in SEAT’s electrification programme. Priced from £19,300 (including Plug-in Car Grant), the Mii electric is one of the most affordable electric vehicles on the market. Complementing this is a […]

MG extends offers on fast-selling all-electric ZS EV

MG Motor UK has secured 2,000 orders for its first electric car, the ZS EV, in just two months since launch. In light of this success, the brand has introduced a new offer for the next 1,000 retail customer orders, continuing to match the government’s plug-in car grant for the ZS EV Exclusive version.

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