25 Feb '16, 8am

UK Motorists Could Save £306 A Year On Car Maintenance By Going Electric https://t.co/8dGtTPvBDb

UK Motorists Could Save £306 A Year On Car Maintenance By Going Electric https://t.co/8dGtTPvBDb

UK motorists could save an average of £306 a year in garage bills by switching to a new electric car, according to research published by the government and industry-backed Go Ultra Low campaign. Every year, the average motorist forks out £400 for servicing and maintenance for their petrol or diesel car – more than four times the equivalent £96 per year cost for an electric vehicle. The findings from Go Ultra Low’s study of UK drivers reveal the extent of savings that ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) offer compared to petrol and diesel cars. The collective annual average of £400 servicing costs adds up to a whopping £13 billion per year spending across the country for drivers of petrol and diesel cars. Cumulatively, if every motorist in the country switched to a pure electric car, it would free up £10 billion in extra cash. The gap in running costs becomes even greater f...

Full article: http://electriccarsreport.com/2016/02/uk-motorists-could-...

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