Discover electric intelligence.
Explore all the benefits of owning an electric car, how easy it is to charge and our full EQ range.
Electric now has a Mercedes. The new EQC.
Marking a milestone in Mercedes-Benz history, our first-ever electric car combines the style and practicality of an SUV with all the benefits of electric driving. Sign up now to make sure you never miss an update about the new EQC.
Benefits of driving electric.
Plug-in car grant.
Some electric vehicles qualify for the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) car grant, offering up to £3,500 off the cost of the car.*
*Applicable vehicles must have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and be able to travel at least 112km (70 miles) without any emissions. The OLEV grant is subject to full terms and conditions and eligibility may be revised or withdrawn at any time without prior notice.
Lower running costs.
Did you know that electric cars could cost up to a third less than a diesel or petrol car to run, as well as being cheaper to maintain? We’ve partnered with Go Ultra Low, a joint Government and car industry campaign, to give you unbiased advice on making the switch to an electric car. Use Go Ultra Low’s cost saving calculator to see how much you can save.
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Lower road fund licence.
EQ vehicles have lower emissions – this means you pay less for road tax, reducing your overall running costs.
Cleaner vehicle discount.
Vehicles that have a minimum 20 mile emission-free range, emit less than 75g/km of Co2 and meet euro 6 standards will qualify for the 100% cleaner vehicle discount within Congestion Charge zones.
Unique driving experience.
As well as saving on running costs, driving an electric car offers an exciting driving experience. From the silence inside the cabin to the industry-leading technology the car, you’ll experience a whole new way of driving.
Reduced tailpipe emissions.
By reducing tailpipe emissions, our EQ range helps make cities a cleaner, more pleasant place to live.
With 100% first-year capital allowances and lower Company Car tax, electric cars offer significant benefits to businesses and employees.
Not sure if an electric car is right for you?
Find out how an electric vehicle could suit your lifestyle with the EQ Ready app.
Simply download the app and drive as normal in your current car. The app will track your daily routes and analyse your driving behaviour so you can see whether an electric or plug-in hybrid car would suit your lifestyle. It also shows you where to find your nearest charging stations and how much charge you would need for each journey.
You can even predict how much charge a future journey may take: just enter your start and end points to check before you drive.
So, whether you're considering an electric vehicle or are simply curious, download the app today from the App Store or Google Play.