Electric car registrations surging ahead!

With every month that goes by, registrations of pure electric and plug-in hybrid cars are increasing, and new figures released by us this week show that we’re on track for another record year. The first half of 2018 has seen more than 28,000 new pure electric and plug-in hybrid cars take to the UK’s roads. […]

That’s shocking! Brits underestimate benefits of switching to a pure electric car, and 42% don’t think you can put one through a car wash

New research reveals UK motorists underestimate benefits of electric driving, with 89% not knowing that electric cars accelerate quicker than petrol or diesel counterparts, and a quarter thinking they are more expensive to maintain 42% of Brits aren’t sure if you can put a pure electric car through a car wash, even though, just like […]

Transport Minister and industry leaders discuss future of electric vehicles at Go Ultra Low Hay Festival Panel

May 29th 2018, London – Go Ultra Low will be hosting its first-ever panel on the future of electric vehicles at this year’s Hay Festival. The panel, chaired by broadcaster, author and electric car expert Robert Llewellyn, brings together influential speakers from the Government, and the automotive and energy sectors, to share insights on how […]

WLTP, what does it mean?

You may have seen that a new test procedure was launched in 2017. The World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure, or WLTP as it’s more commonly known, is a new test that will give motorists a better idea of the fuel consumption and range of new cars (both internal combustion and electric). The previous lab […]

UK businesses urged to go electric and save £625 million

More than 400,000 SMEs could make annual fleet whole-life cost savings of up to £1,440 per vehicle by swapping into electric models Whole-life costs hold the key to savings – but only 35% of SMEs use this data to assess vehicle suitability Two thirds of SMEs say they would consider electric vehicles with lower running […]

Buy an electric car and the savings could pay for Christmas

Savings on fuel and tax  from a 100% electric car could cover the cost of Christmas Average £645 household Christmas spending could be covered by annual savings New Go Ultra Low cost calculator shows that typical 100% electric cars could cost on average 3p per mile to run, compared to 9p for a comparable diesel […]

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