Make The Switch
Electric vehicles have become very popular recently and with the move to all production of new cars being electric, no wonder customers are wanting to switch to the electric life. Whether you are in the market for 100% electric or dipping your toe in with hybrid cars, at Marriott Motor Group we can help you find your perfect car.
There are a number of benefits why customers move to electric cars including cheaper running cost, reduced noise pollution and lower congestion chargers and thanks to home charging, it is easier to recharge your car’s battery.
Electric Cars Available
At Marriott Motor Group, we have a range of electric vehicles to suit your needs, click below to find out more.
To ensure we are able to provide as much expertise and guidance on your unique requirements for EV ownership and charging solutions, we are delighted to announce that we have partnered with Insight Energy, another local family owned company who specialise in the supply and installation of home and workplace EV Charging stations, with some of the most popular options detailed below.
Insight Energy was founded by two brothers, Adam and Kristian Day, who aim to have a positive impact in the world. Growing up and living in a world which is sustainable must be high on the agenda. So, the team set out to combine their skills and passion to help accelerate the transition to a sustainable future, with a specific focus on all things Electric Vehicles.
Ways of Charging
One of the main questions with electric vehicles is how and where to charge them. With the growing number of electric points and home charging stations, it has never been easier or cheaper to charge your car.
Insight Energy Charging Stations
All Insight Energy Charging Stations are smartphone controlled, real time monitoring and have an up to 3 Years Warranty.
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What types of Electric Vehicles are there?
There are three types of electric cars, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and 100% electric. Hybrids and Plug-in hybrids are similar with both have a petrol engine and an electric battery, however the hybrid's petrol engine recharges the battery where as the plug-in hybrid, like the name suggests, need stop be plugged in. 100% electric vehicles run fully from an electric battery, therefore needs to be plugged in to charge the battery.
What are the Home Charging options?
There are two options for home charging. One is the home charging station that you get installed at home and plug it straight into your car and charge. The other option is a three pin plug which plugs into your standard socket in your home, three pin plugs take the longest time to charge your car.
What about servicing an EV?
Servicing an EV will be required at regular intervals, the same as a standard vehicle. We offer EV Service Plans to help you spread the costs via monthly payments over a set period of time.
Where can I find a Public Charging Station?
The easiest way to search for nearby public charging stations via Zapmap App, where you can search across the country for public charging stations and what type of charging they are.. Handy if you are going on a long journey.
Is Charging your EV expensive?
No, public charging networks allow you to reduce your annual fuel bill by around 35%. Additionally, charging an electric car at home is 80-90% cheaper per year than refuelling with petrol or diesel if you use a smart charge point to schedule your vehicle to charge overnight.
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