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DriveElectric’s 10 point plan for fleets to convert to EVs

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EV SPECIALIST broker DriveElectric shares 10 easy steps for businesses to convert to electric vehicles. And take advantage of those green number plates due this autumn.  1. Look at whole life costs Electric vehicles can be more expensive to lease than ICE vehicles, so look at whole life cost comparisons Employee BIK.  An employee taxed at 40%, driving 20,000 miles a year,…

Commuters vote for new electric car rather than public transport

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COMMUTERS are considering an electric car (EV) to commute rather than risk public transport as firms gradually start returning to work. Marlow-based broker DriveElectric surveyed public transport commuters via a Twitter poll to see if they were planning to change their journey to work post-lockdown. The results of the survey showed that 43% were considering an EV rather than using public transport;…

DriveElectric offers FlexiHire EV service

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EV-specialist broker DriveElectric is offering short-term electric vehicle rental. Called FlexiHire, the service enables businesses to hire an electric car or van for a period of a few months rather than the long-term commitment of full contract hire. DriveElectric says that with no upfront payment, the FlexiHire service offers a cost-effective way to drive an electric vehicle. Rental costs start from just…

DriveElectric and MG provide support to Haringey’s COVID-19 service

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IT’S great to hear when brokers get involved to help with the COVID-19 crisis. So congrats to Marlow broker DriveElectric, which has assisted MG in helping London’s Haringey Council deliver to people in need. Haringey Council stepped-up its efforts to support local communities with the opening of two major hubs at Alexandra Palace and the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The hubs will be…

DriveElectric delivers pilot ‘try before you buy’ EV loan scheme

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SPECIALIST EV broker DriveElectric has been a driving force behind Nottingham’s ‘try before you’ loan scheme. Designed to encourage the take up of electric vehicles, the unique30-day ‘try before you buy’ electric vehicle loan scheme has been piloted by the Nottingham ULEV Experience DriveElectric has delivered the Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle loans and managed the EV trials for the Nottingham ULEV Experience. This…

Electric cars tempt opt-outs back into company cars

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THE company car is seeing a resurgence of interest thanks to electric cars with a zero rated company car tax banding from April 06, 2020. A survey conducted by leading EV broker DriveElectric found that eight out of 10 employees currently opted out of a company car scheme are ‘likely’ or ‘very likely’ to move back to company cars. And it will…

DriveElectric supports Nottingham Low Emission City Conference

Robert Llewellyn of Fully Charged

EV BROKER specialist, DriveElectric, is supporting the Creating A Low Emission City Conference. Taking place in Nottingham on March 26, 2020, the event will be hosted by Nottingham City Council and chaired by Robert Llewellyn from Fully Charged (pictured above) and Mark Goodier, radio presenter and EV advocate.  The conference plans to explore the practical measures cities can take to improve air…

DriveElectric predicts 100,000 BEV registrations in 2020

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ELECTRIC vehicle experts, DriveElectric, are predicting a huge uptick in the number of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) to be registered in 2020. The Marlow-based leasing broker says that it expects 98,500 BEV registrations, representing an increase of 260% compared with 2019 (37,850 registrations). DriveElectric uses its own model built from its intelligence of the UK market to forecast BEV buyer behaviour.  Michael…