If you currently drive a petrol or diesel vehicle, you could save money and cut pollutants by switching to electric. Currently there is no vehicle tax to pay on an electric vehicle and they have no tailpipe emissions of CO2 or the air pollutants which have a detrimental effect on human health.
In London around 90% of all car trips are less than 10km, making an electric vehicle ideal choice.
Owners of electric vehicles (including electric motorbikes) benefit from lower fuel costs compared to conventional vehicles, as well as:
For more information about the benefits of having an electric vehicle in London visit Transport for London.
You can charge your vehicle on-street at one of the free recharging bays. These bays will either have a 3kw or 7kw charging point (or both) and you can charge for up to 4 hours. Once you have charged your vehicle, please move off the bay so that others can use it.
If you have a problem accessing a point, call Source London on 0203 056 8989.
There is a charge to use these recharging points.