At Arnold Clark Vehicle Management, we can provide expert advice on how to switch your fleet to electric. With a range of over 350 electric vehicles (EVs) to choose from, you can find exactly what you need to help you save money and reduce your carbon footprint.
Company car benefit-in-kind tax and Vehicle Excise Duty is set to change significantly by 2020 to encourage drivers to choose ultra-low-emission vehicles. Looking even further ahead, new diesel and petrol vehicles are set to be banned in the UK by 2040.
The initial price of purchase costs for many electric cars and vans can still be costly to your business. That’s why it makes sense to lease with our end-to-end electric vehicle package. Because EV technology is evolving, drivers are not seeing ownership of an EV as a priority when the next generation of EVs will offer more possibilities.
Low or zero CO2 emissions
No road tax
Government grants and incentives
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We’re making it easy to switch from petrol or diesel with the UK’s first end-to-end electric vehicle package. When customers lease with us, they can take advantage of home charging point installation and access to an exclusive 100% renewable electricity tariff.
With various definitions and types of electric vehicles, it can get confusing. There are three main types of electric vehicles: Full electric, plug-in hybrid electric and extended-range electric.
Electric vehicles are here to stay. Improvements in technology means they’re becoming a more viable alternative to petrol and diesel vehicles. The government has committed to prohibiting the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040.
The majority of electric vehicles are now capable of travelling over 100 miles on a full charge.
Discounts on brand-new low emission vehicles are available through a government grant. The maximum grant available for all-electric cars is £3,500 and the amount of the grant depends on which category the vehicle is in. Only vehicles that have been approved by the government are eligible for a grant. Find out more here.
VED tax is based on the vehicle’s CO2 emissions. Zero emission vehicles, and all cars registered before 1st April 2017 that emit less than 100g CO2/km, are exempt from paying VED. Cars that aren’t solely powered by petrol or diesel (including hybrids), are classified as ‘alternative fuel vehicles’ and receive a £10 discount.(source)
Workplace charging points for charging employees’ own electric vehicles will be exempt from being taxed as BIK from 6th April 2018.
Electric vehicles are rewarded with lower BIK rates. The BIK rate for battery electric cars is 13%. This will increase to 16% during the 2019 – 2020 tax year, and will decrease to 2% by 2020.