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Electric car leasing - jargon buster 🔌

Electric car leasing - jargon buster 🔌 Electric and hybrid vehicles are more popular than ever with more than 500,000 “green” cars on the UK roads.  Sales have... Read More

How to drive safely in flood water

How to drive safely in flood water This week, Storm Brendan has brought torrential rain to many areas of the UK, resulting in a great deal of standing water on the roads.  ... Read More

Luxury car leasing

Luxury car leasing Do you aspire to drive a luxury car? If so, leasing is a great way for you to get behind the wheel of a prestige Tesla, Range Rover, BMW, Mercedes,... Read More

OVL Group – looking at the bigger picture when advising customers on  the ‘right’ lease car.

 OVL Group – looking at the bigger picture when advising customers on  the ‘right’ lease car. Traditionally companies have based car selection around rentals alone but with changes in tax, technology and fuels available, the expert team here... Read More

In Stock Vehicles - what's available....now?

In Stock Vehicles - what A brand new addition to our website is the "In Stock" box - showing what vehicles we have in stock and available for quick delivery. ... Read More

Four hybrids for under £200 a month

Four hybrids for under £200 a month Hybrid cars are growing in popularity and as more manufacturers announce Hybrids into their ranges, there's more choice than ever for drivers a... Read More

A dirty numberplate could land you with a £1,000 fine!

A dirty numberplate could land you with a £1,000 fine! Washing your car probably isn't high on your priority list after a hard day at work and on the road but did you know that driving with a dirty ... Read More

OVL - proud sponsors of Chinnor Rugby Club

OVL - proud sponsors of Chinnor Rugby Club We are very proud of our association with Chinnor Rugby Club and are once again proud sponsors.  We think our new boards look very s... Read More

A round up of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019

A round up of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019 The Frankfurt Motor show is still in full swing, at the time of writing. With five more days to go, visitors have been treated to some big rev... Read More

The Tesla 3 - could this be your next zero emission lease car?

The Tesla 3 - could this be your next zero emission lease car? We have been fortunate enough to test drive the Tesla Model 3 here at OVL HQ - and, in short, we loved it!  The Model 3 is great to ... Read More

What's in the news regarding Electric Vehicles?

11/06/2019

What's in the news regarding Electric Vehicles?

Electric Vehicles are all over the news - we've rounded up a few top stories for you.

Mazda announces it will release it’s first all-electric car in 2020.

There’s no information about what kind of model the electric Mazda might actually be. There’s also no indication of where Mazda may release the EV — will it come to the US, or just Europe, considering the publication, and the subject of EU emissions?

The UK’s best and worst cites to own an electric car were revealed in the Daily Express

Greater London has the greatest amount of charging points - 3,096 - which is one per every 2,227 licence holders. There are a total of 6,893,909 licence holders registered in London.

Sunderland has the most point per charger with one per every 1,460 licence holders. However, there are just 127,015 licence holders and 87 charging points.

Portsmouth is lagging behind, according to the data, with just 16 charging points for its 516,602 licence holders.

Shrewsbury, Derby, and Stoke are also woefully lagging behind with just 11, 26 and 23 charging points per licence holder in each city

Milton Keynes and Dundee rank in the top three with a decent amount of points per license holder.

Autocar.co.uk has done some ‘real world’ testing of electric vehicle ranges.

The following came out on top.

  1. Hyundai Kona Electric 259 miles
  2. Jaguar I-Pace and Kia e-Niro both clocked 253 miles 
  3. Tesla Model X 233 miles
  4. Tesla Model S 75kWh 204 miles 

The BBC reported that BMW and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) are to join forces on developing electric car technologies.

The car giants said they would work together to develop electric motors, transmissions and power electronics.

More and more of OVL Group's customers are opting to lease Electric Vehciles - take a look at our offers.

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