A salary sacrifice scheme for second-hand electric vehicles (EVs) has been launched by Octopus Electric Vehicles. Octopus’ ‘Nearly New’ salary sacrifice offering aims to make EVs more accessible to the mass market. Drivers are able to access an electric Renault Zoe, Peugeot e-208 and Vauxhall Mokka-e for roughly £300 a month, including fuel, insurance and
Vauxhall’s electric supermini offers brisk performance and over 200 miles of range, but some rivals are better value for money It might not be the most exciting electric car we’ve tested, but the Vauxhall Corsa Electric (formerly the Vauxhall Corsa-e) is still one of the best small electric cars around. Certain buyers will appreciate how ‘normal’ it looks and
The month of December 2022 saw battery electric vehicles claim their largest ever monthly market share Sales of electric cars in the UK are growing so fast that they have now overtaken diesel vehicles to become the second most popular type of new vehicle, behind petrol. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders reported that greening
They’re more expensive to buy but with petrol prices soaring… how long does it take to save money with an electric car?
Motorists are driving a car-buying revolution — with electric vehicles accounting for one in three new car sales. There are 400,000 already on the roads, up from 130,000 five years ago. And this figure is rising rapidly as the Government seeks to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030. Surging
‘Electric cars cost too much’. Well, yes, they are expensive. But too expensive? I’m here to argue they’re not. Let’s look at a perfect example: the award-winning, best-selling Vauxhall Corsa, which is offered in petrol, diesel and pure electric Corsa-e guises. Now, you can buy an entry-level Corsa for £17,015, whereas the cheapest Corsa-e is £26,690. There, argument proven: electric Corsa costs
Vauxhall’s popular Corsa is now available as an EV, but is it worth choosing? Introduction The Vauxhall Corsa has played a hugely important part in the automotive scene for almost 30 years, offering affordable, practical and fun motoring to the masses. Now in its fifth generation, it’s just as popular as it’s ever been, currently
The Vauxhall Vivaro-e is the 2021 Auto Express Electric Van of the Year, with the LEVC VN5 and Renault Zoe Van commended Electrification is big news in the van market, which is why we’ve created this new category. The Vauxhall Vivaro-e is a worthy first winner, because it helps to banish concerns about range anxiety.
The EV Experience Centre, based in centre:mk, has gained a brand new partner; Vauxhall has officially joined the centre as of Wednesday (28/04). Get 20% off your test drive here… The Vauxhall Corsa-e will be joining the experience fleet and will be available for flexible test drives from Friday 30th April 2021. Natalie Reay, EV
Vauxhall is the latest car maker to have tweaked pricing for its electric car range in the wake of the government’s changes to the Plug-in Car Grant. Vauxhall’s new pure-electric Mokka-e in SE Premium trim now starts at £33,040 while the top-of-the-range Launch Edition starts at £34,995. As for the Vivaro-e Life people mover, prices
“The new electric Vauxhall Mokka-e looks great and is designed to feel like a petrol car” If you were put off the previous Vauxhall Mokka X by its dowdy design and fossil fuel-burning engines, the Vauxhall Mokka-e couldn’t be much more different. Vauxhall now sits alongside a host of marques including Peugeot and Citroen under