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10/052019

Re-charge the batteries




Did you know that Union Square has installed modern electric vehicle charging points?  They can be found on the left as you drive into level 1 of our multi-storey car park and are completely free to use! 

3.7kW fast charging up to 50kW Rapid Charging speeds available
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And what are the main advantages of an electric vehicle?

 Lower running cost: A full charge in a pure electric vehicle will give a typical range of 100 miles and will cost £2 to £4. Driving 100 miles in a petrol or diesel car will cost around £13 to £16 in fuel, which is around four times the cost of the electric car. The cost savings will be greatest when owners have access to an off-peak overnight electricity tariff.
✅ Lower maintenance cost: There are fewer mechanical components in an electric vehicle when compared with conventional vehicles, which often results in lower servicing and maintenance costs.
✅ UK Government Grants are available for purchase: applied directly at dealerships, a discount of 35% (up to a maximum of £3,500) of the price of a new EV is currently available. For electric vans, it’s 20% (up to a maximum of £8,000). For more info, visit the UK Government Website
✅ Ultra-low emissions: EVs could realise a 40% reduction in CO2 compared to the average family- sized petrol car over a full life cycle (SMMT Electric Car Guide, 2011). As more electricity is generated from renewable sources, these savings will increase further.
Find out more about e vehicles on Energy Saving Trust Websites

Find out more about e vehicles on Energy Saving Trust Websites

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