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    Volkswagen Commercial Electric Range

    Make the switch to electric motoring

     

     


VOLKSWAGEN COMMERCIAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE RANGE

Electric vehicles are increasing in popularity and it's easy to see why. With many environmental benefits as well as great advantages for businesses, there has never been a better time to make the switch.


Find out more about the Volkswagen Commercial electric range below.

 

About Electric VehiclesFrequently Asked QuestionCharging PointsCurrent ModelsFuture ModelsLocations




MAKING THE MOVE TO ELECTRIC MOTORING

Making the switch to electric is a huge step to reducing emissions and the release of them into the atmosphere. This reduction in harmful emissions also has a positive effect on human health, particularly in busy, built up areas. Zero emissions also means you don’t have to pay the London congestion charge. Although emissions are much lower per mile than petrol or diesel engines, you could go one step further and switch to Ecotricity, Britain’s greenest energy company. This would mean your electricity will come completely from renewable and sustainable sources, rather than a fossil fuel power plant.

Recharging an electric vehicle costs much less than filling up with fuel. The cost of electricity at charging stations varies and some points are free, however charging at home can cost as little as 2p per mile. What’s more, the government offers grants to anyone making the switch, saving you thousands of pounds before you’ve even driven away.





FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


WHY SHOULD MY BUSINESS GO ELECTRIC?
Making the switch to electric can benefit your business and the environment. Grants, lower running and servicing costs and access to ultra-low emissions zones can make buying a Volkswagen Electric Commercial Van beneficial for your business.

HOW FAR CAN I DRIVE IN AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE?
In an electric car you can travel around 30 miles a day, you will only need to charge it around once or twice a week. The Volkswagen Electric Vans have been designed to offer a bigger range, the e-Crafter is designed to travel up to 107 mile range. The compact battereries can recharge overnight or from 0-80% in 45 minutes using a fast charger. All Volkswagen electric vans will have a range tailored for urban multi-drops. 

WHAT ARE MY CHARGING OPTIONS?
We’ve made charging your electric vehicle simple and accessible, allowing you to charge at home, on the go and even in a rush. To charge at home, all you need is a household socket or wall box that’s been professionally installed. There is a choice of three different power outlets and charging speeds available. All charging equipment is completely weather proof. When out and about you can simply charge it up during a short break at a charging station, in as little as 20 minutes. 

HOW LONG DOES AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE TAKE TO CHARGE?
Charging times at home depend on what kind of power supply you have installed. A 3-pin plug will take 17 hours, whilst a wall box takes between 5 and 10 hours. Rapid chargers take just 45 minutes to charge the vehicle.



HOW LONG DOES AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE TAKE TO CHARGE?
Charging times at home depend on what kind of power supply you have installed. A 3-pin plug will take 17 hours, whilst a wall box takes between 5 and 10 hours. Rapid chargers take just 45 minutes to charge the vehicle.

HOW CAN I CHARGE OUR FLEET OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES AT WORK?

The Workplace Charging Scheme is a voucher-based scheme that provides support towards the up-front costs of the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charge points. The voucher will offer the businesses up to £500 towards the cost of installation and purchasing per chargepoint socket up to 20 sockets per applicant business.

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR THE WORKPLACE CHARGING SCHEME?
The WCS (Workplace Charging Scheme) is available to many businesses, charities or public authorities, with some conditions. The grant is provided by the Governemnt Office for Low Emissions Vehicles.


HOW OFTEN SHOULD I SERVICE MY ELECTRIC VEHICLE?
An electric vehicle should be serviced regularly just like a petrol or diesel car. We recommend after 18k miles / 24 months, then every 18k miles or 12 months.







CHARGING POINTS

There are a number of charging options for electric vehicle owners and businesses, from public charging point to wallboxes that can be fitted at your h workplace. With the popularity of electric vehicles increasing, there are plenty of charging options available. View the map below to locate your local charging points.

Socket and Wallbox


SOCKET AND WALLBOX

Charging from home using a socket or wallbox, you will pay for the battery charge on your next electricity bill.

Public Charging Points


PUBLIC CHARGING POINTS

Paid for public charging points - you choose your provider, who will bill you for the power you use when charging.

Free Charging Points


FREE CHARGING POINTS

Free charging points are located across the country, commonly found in car park of large stores.

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HISTORY OF THE VOLKWAGEN ELECTRIC MOVEMENT

Volkswagen first started their electric movement over 50 years ago, with years of pioneering research it has helped the brand launch their electric range.

History of VW Electric
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VOLKSWAGEN E-CADDY

Meet the Volkswagen e-Caddy, currently the only electric Volkswagen Commercial model available. Find out more below.

Volkswagen e-caddy

DESIGN

 Designed for city driving the e-Caddy's size and cargo capacity make it an idea van for deliveries within the narrow and busy city streets. With a number of storage areas your cargo will be safe wherever you go.

Volkswagen e-caddy

TECHNOLOGY

The e-Caddy features a range of technology from the drive systems to entertainment and comfortable features. Designed to ensure an enjoyable and comfortable drive, the e-Caddy is certain to impress. 

Volkswagen e-caddy

PERFORMANCE

Efficient and economical, the drive system for the e-Caddy has been developed by ABT and uses their championship winning experience from the FIA Formula E electric race series.



FUTURE MODELS & CONCEPTS

Meet the Volkswagen Commercial models of the future, designed to be kinder on the environment these zero emission vehicles will be ideal for many businesses.

Volkswagen e-crafter

e-CRAFTER

Capable of travelling up to 107 miles on a single charge, it is designed for urban driving and offers the same payload and load area as the diesel model.

Transporter

ABT e-TRANSPORTER

The Transporter has been developed by ABT. Converted into an electric version, perfect for local journeys with its zero emissions.

ID Buzz

ID. Buzz

The ID Buzz is a new concept, based on the legendary Campervan. Designed for the modern era it is environmentally focused. 




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