17th August 2021
The UK Government’s plans predict that all cars will have to be electric from 2030 – however, it’s fair to say that sales of electric vehicles are already beginning to soar. With the clear environmental benefits and the increasing pressure to help the planet in any way we can, electric cars now account for around 22% of all new car sales in 2021. So, how are manufacturers aiding this change from fuel powered vehicles to EVs?
With pressure from an environmental standpoint as well as the government, vehicle manufacturers have been forced to make huge changes to the way they develop vehicles – adhering to a new era of electric cars. The history of electric cars shows that this is not the first time EVs have grown in popularity – but this resurgence in this era is undoubtedly one that has the most impactful connotations attached to it, with the desperate need to control some of the damage greenhouse gases have had on the environment.
Examples of the promises some vehicle manufacturers have made regarding electric vehicles include:
One of the most important attributes of owning an electric vehicle is ensuring the maintenance is kept up. That’s where Merityre’s specialists step in. Our team of experts are well equipped to take care of your EV’s needs – from car servicing to ensuring the vehicle is properly maintained, always ready for the next journey.
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