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Electric motoring with Islington Motor Group

The Benefits of Buying Electric

Electric cars are greener than internal combustion engine vehicles by a number of key measures, with the exception of the carbon intensity of the manufacturing process.

Making the switch to electric vehicles enables you to play an important part in the overall health of the environment. All-electric models - and those offering hybrid performance - emit far less CO2 than regular combustion engine models - emissions that are harmful to the environment and air quality around us. As such, you can take to the road knowing your carbon footprint is reduced. Plus, you can benefit from improved mileage and lower running costs, with exemption from road tax also available. 

Key Benefits Include

  • Greener performance
  • Improved running costs
  • Government grants to support purchasing
  • Lower - or zero - road tax

Types of Electric/Hybrid Vehicles Explained

Mild Hybrid

Mild-hybrid

Mild hybrid models combine a combustion engine with a self-charging battery motor for added efficiency. Utilising technology such as regenerative braking, it converts energy normally lost when driving into an electrical charge.

Electric plugin hybrid

Plug-In Hybrid

Charging solutions at home and in public can be used to regenerate the battery charge. This is then used to power the vehicle in all-electric mode which complements the traditional combustion engine performance available.

Electric

Electric

All-electric vehicles operate via an electric motor without any other source of power. As such, they emit zero CO2 emissions and require charging at a suitable home or public charging station. They also provide exceptional economy.

Electric Vehicle FAQs

Take a look at some of the most common questions associated with choosing electric vehicles.

A plug-in hybrid vehicle is one that requires charging at a suitable outlet, with the battery powering the motor and complementing traditional fuel powered performance.

A number of home charging solutions are available, while a network of thousands of public charging points can be found throughout the UK at such locations as petrol stations, supermarkets and more.

Other Electric Services

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