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4 Benefits Of Electric Cars For Business Owners

Posted by Paul Tuson on January 16th , 2023

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Making the switch to an electric car for your business fleet has a lot of operational benefits. They're more environmentally friendly than petrol or diesel cars, and they're cheaper to run, too. In this short article, we'll explore five benefits of electric cars that make them a great choice for business owners in the UK.

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1) Electric cars are cheaper to maintain than petrol or diesel cars

Electric cars have far fewer moving parts than petrol or diesel cars, which means there are fewer parts that can go wrong and need repairs. This ultimately leads to lower maintenance costs for electric car fleet owners. Additionally, electric cars don't require tune-ups or oil changes, so you'll save money there, too.

2) Electric cars are better for the environment

Electric cars produce zero emissions, so they don't contribute to air pollution in the way that petrol and diesel cars do. This makes them a much more sustainable option for business owners who want to reduce their carbon footprint. Additionally, electric cars tend to have a longer lifespan than petrol or diesel cars, so they generate less waste over time.

3) Electric cars are cheaper to operate than petrol or diesel cars

Despite the rise in energy prices, electricity is still significantly cheaper than petrol or diesel, so you'll save a lot of money on fuel costs when you switch to an electric car. Additionally, electric cars are more efficient than petrol or diesel cars, mile for mile, so you'll get more business mileage out of a full battery charge than you would from a tank of fuel.

4) Electric cars have excellent performance features

Electric cars generate instant torque, which means they accelerate quickly and can achieve high speeds effortlessly, with less strain on energy resources than a traditional combustion-based car. This makes them great for efficient motorway driving at consistent speeds and passing other vehicles on the road, and less energy hungry in stop-start traffic. Electric cars are also very quiet, so you can enjoy a peaceful ride even when you're driving at higher speeds – something that will be appreciated by your customers and fellow road users in the case of business vehicles operating in urban and built-up areas.

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As you can see, there are many benefits of owning an electric car for business fleet operators in the UK, whether you run a single company car or a large logistics fleet. From saving money on maintenance and fuel costs to reducing your environmental impact, electric cars offer a lot of advantages over traditional petrol or diesel vehicles.

At Lowe & Oliver, we help businesses establish and maintain a cost-effective charging infrastructure for electric vehicles on site, saving time and money on fuelling requirements. To find out more, please call 01865 322200 today.

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