Vehicle-to-Grid: What is all the fuss about?

We caught up with Octopus EV to tell us about an exciting new project they’re working on… 2020 has been a pretty big year for electric vehicles (EVs). Sales have hit an all-time high despite the pandemic, with a 162.2% increase this year to date compared to 2019. Many manufacturers have been releasing new EVs, with most … Read more

One EV registered in the UK every three minutes in 2020

One EV registered in the UK every three minutes in 2020 – with more than 175,000 fully electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles registered in ninth consecutive year of growth EV registrations grew by 140%, with more than 175,082 new plug-in cars registered in the UK One in 10 cars registered in the UK last year was … Read more

Is leasing an electric car a good idea?

At Go Ultra Low, we think leasing can be a great way to sample what it’s like to live with an electric car. But don’t just take our word for it, our partners Nationwide Vehicle Contracts have written a blog on the benefits of leasing… If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we live … Read more

Choosing an Electric Vehicle

Choosing the right electric vehicle is an important part of your decision to switch to a cleaner, more enjoyable driving experience. There are a range of EV options available which are designed to suit different budgets, driving styles and tastes. The first thing to determine when buying an EV is which type of car is … Read more

Electric Vans

Fleets have been the driving force behind EV adoption in the UK with companies accounting for around two thirds of EV registrations. For businesses the benefits of switching to electric vans are huge and include an estimated 20-30% saving in repair, serving and maintenance costs plus significantly lower fuel overheads as well as additional Vehicle … Read more

Tax Benefits for Electric Vehicles

The Government is committed to helping increase the number of electric vehicles on the road in order to meet ambitious climate change targets and improve air quality in major cities. The way vehicle taxation is structured reflects this priority with a range of incentives. Benefits include the introduction of new Benefit in Kind (BIK) bands … Read more

Fleets & Businesses

Commercial EVs for fleets and businesses offer a number of benefits over conventional petrol and diesel powered vehicles. Businesses and fleets in the UK could save thousands by switching to electric cars or vans thanks to Government grants, significant fuel savings and hugely reduced repair and maintenance costs. By making the switch, businesses can also enhance their … Read more

That’s shocking! Brits underestimate benefits of switching to a pure electric car, and 42% don’t think you can put one through a car wash

New research reveals UK motorists underestimate benefits of electric driving, with 89% not knowing that electric cars accelerate quicker than petrol or diesel counterparts, and a quarter thinking they are more expensive to maintain 42% of Brits aren’t sure if you can put a pure electric car through a car wash, even though, just like … Read more

Low or Zero Road and Fuel Tax Electric Cars

One of the biggest frustrations of many drivers in the UK is the high cost of road tax which can contribute significantly to the running costs of a vehicle. There are a variety of road tax bands depending on which type of vehicle you own and drivers in major cities can often end up paying … Read more