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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

Opel Corsa-e Electric Car (Image: Opel.com)

Opinion: Are electric cars really too expensive?

‘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 Corsa-e (Image: Vauxhall.co.uk)

Vauxhall cuts electric vehicle prices so customers can still use Plug-in Car Grant

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