Helping you take a greener journey
Transition to electric vehicles through preferential pricing at 7.45%1
Switching to electric vehicles (EVs)
The UK government will stop the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in the UK by 2030.
All new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be phased out by 2030 and by 2035, they’ll all be zero emission vehicles at the tailpipe.
The UK government will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel heavy goods vehicles from 2040 and smaller diesel trucks from 2035.
Certain vehicles may get free or discounted Congestion Zone charges when you apply with TFL.
Battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles may be eligible for the cleaner vehicle discount.2
Find out how much you could save switching to an EV.
Pod Point break down the potential charging costs between different electric vehicle models, charging points and electricity tariffs. This tool could help you learn more about how you might be able to save.
Your business may be able to claim 100% of an electric vehicle’s purchase cost against that year’s pre-tax profits.
The UK government’s Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) offers eligible businesses a grant of up to 75% off the total costs of EV charge point purchase and installation.
The grant can be used for up to 40 sockets, with a maximum cost of £350 per socket.
Road tax, formally known as Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), is set at £0 for all 100% electric vehicles until at least 2025.
Zap Map lets you discover how much the switch to an electric vehicle could save you.
Enter your current vehicle, journey distance and frequency, and your home electricity costs – then pick an electric vehicle model to compare it to.
Zap Map’s live map shows the location and availability of electric vehicle charging points across the UK.
Plan your long-haul route or find a convenient local charging point.
Electrifying have partnered with the Department for Transport to create a beginner’s guide to electric vehicles.
It contains need-to-knows, savings tips and myth-busting information for drivers considering the switch to electric.
The Office for Zero Emissions webpage hosts the latest updates on electric vehicles in the UK – including helpful information on government grants and support.
Discover what finance options are available to you in transitioning to electric vehicles.
If you’re thinking about electric vehicles for your business, you’ll also need to think about how to charge them. We could help your business cover these extra costs with our finance options.
You might want to think about moving to small-scale solar panels to reduce your business emissions. Take a look at our finance options to see how we can help you achieve this goal.
If you use halogen light bulbs and you’d like to save on your energy bills by changing to LED lighting, we can help you finance this.