There is less brake pad wear on an EV because the motor slows the vehicle before friction braking is needed. The energy goes back to the battery, instead of wearing out your brake pads.
You can save more on the running costs of your EV if you use a night saver rate to charge at night time.
Fuelling an EV can cost 80% less than fuelling a comparable petrol vehicle.
Electric vehicles offer a variety of driving modes such as eco and sport. So you can choose the performance mode to match your needs.
When you need to overtake or accelerate you will find EV's are very responsive.
Most EVs have a built-in sound when they are moving at lower speeds. This alerts pedestrians to their presence.
Electric vehicles meet the same safety standards as other vehicles on our roads.
Because EV's use electric motors, they don't need a clutch or gear box to control the engine revs. They are like automatic transmission vehicles.
Electric vehicles are extremely quiet and comfortable to drive.
EVs produce less harmful emissions than an Internal Combustion Engine. That's even when we take the fuel used to generate their electricity into account.
Electric vehicles look great! Most of them come with a very high comfort accessory and trim level
Many drivers experience less tyre wear on their EV. This is most likely because of the smoother acceleration and deceleration profiles
The lifetime cost of an electric vehicle is now similar to an equivalent petrol or diesel vehicle.
Electric vehicles have far fewer moving parts to wear out or cause problems. This means cheaper services and less issues during the lifespan of the vehicle.
Electric cars look almost the exact same on the outside as petrol or diesel cars. But there are lots of differences in how they run, what they cost, and their impact on the environment. Flip the cards to find out more.
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