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3. Benefits of electric vehicles

Electric cars and vans are a clean and efficient alternative to petrol and diesel powered vehicles and are an increasingly common sight on our roads.

Benefits of electric vehicles include:

  • They do not emit any air pollutants that have a harmful effect on human health
  • Owners do not pay Vehicle Excise Duty or the London Congestion Charge.
  • They have significantly lower fuel costs than equivalent petrol or diesel models.
  • They have sufficient range for everyday travel.

The UK Government offers:

A list of the electric cars and vans that are available in the UK and eligible for the plug-in car and van grants is available on the Go Ultra Low  website.