WINCHESTER, UK - 07/15/2019 (PRDistribution.com)
The best, modern electric cars have many benefits including:
For people thinking about getting an electric car, also known as an EV, what is the best way of acquiring one?
This has always been the traditional route to car ownership. The customer pays for the car in cash, either in a lump sum or in instalments. The three main methods are:
Buying an EV with a PCP is very popular in the UK at the moment. The buyer knows exactly where they stand at the end of the agreed term, and can even give the car back if they no longer want to own it.
For customers who don’t want to own the car, some kind of lease is ideal. The most common options are:
A PCH is simply a long-term rental, usually for 24, 36 or 48 months. At the end of the term the car is handed back.
On a PCP, as per the section above, the electric car can either be given back to the leasing company, or the customer can pay a final instalment to own the car.
This is an exciting, exotic, new way of being able to drive an electric car at low cost.
Instead of buying or leasing the EV, the customer simply subscribes to the car for a month at a time.
For example, a Tesla Model 3 can be subscribed to for a couple of months to try it out and then if no longer wanted, simply handed back. No penalties.
Alternatively, for people who have never tried an electric car before, a cheaper model, such as the Renault Zoe, could be subscribed to. This allows customers to dip their toes into the EV world at minimal cost.
What’s really attractive about this EV subscription model is that typically everything is included in the monthly fee, namely:
Whether customers are thinking of buying, leasing, or subscribing to an electric car, they can find all the advice they need on the Electric Car Home website.
Electric Car Home provides helpful consumer guides as well:
All the electric car advice and tips in one place!