Electric & Hybrid Explained
When choosing an electric car, there are some things to consider, such as charging, driving range, and road tax. We're here to help you choose the vehicle that's best suited to you and your needs.
There are four main types of Electric/Hybrid vehicles to choose from
|Battery Electric Vehicle||Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV)||Self-Charging Hybrid||Mild Hybrid|
|Motor Type||Electric-only||Combustion engine and electric motor||Combustion engine and electric motor||Combustion engine and electric motor|
|How Is The Battery Charged?||The battery must be plugged in to charge||The battery must be plugged in to charge||The engine charges the battery||The engine charges the battery|
|Can The Battery Power The Car?||Fully powered by electric||Powered by the electric motor or engine||Powered by the electric motor or engine||No, it's not powerful enough to drive the vehicle|
|Charging Point Required?||Yes||Yes||No||No|
|Road Tax||Low to zero||Low||Lower than petrol/diesel model equivalent||Lower than petrol/diesel model equivalent|
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Electric Charging And Range Explained
There are electric car charging stations across the UK with three charger point variations.