What is the Best Electric Vehicle for Business?
June 22, 2022
If the lease on your company cars is running out or you want to make a more sustainable choice for your business, electric vehicles are the way to go. Switching to an electric vehicle isn’t as daunting since their first introduction as technology has advanced and there are more options than ever. Which EV should you choose for your business?
Business Electric Vehicles
Tesla Model S Long Range
Tesla are the original electric vehicles and are a solid choice for your company. The Tesla Model S achieves 264Wh/mile, giving a 360-mile range on a fully charged 95kWh battery. Although an initially high price point, there will be fuel savings as well as Benefit-In-Kind (BiK) savings you will profit from. Its sleek, modern design is ideal for professional use and your team will love the full-on technology.
Tesla Model 3 Long Range
The Tesla Model 3 is a cheaper alternative to the Model S, but still provides great performance. With a 275-mile range on a fully charged 73.5kWh battery, the Tesla Model 3 achieves 267Wh/mile. It is less bulky, has a 1% BiK rate, and comes with an Autopilot drive assistance system which is great for those long business trips.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Long Range
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 stands out from the Tesla models due to it’s 2% BiK rate and tax bills that are as low as £150. As a family hatchback, it is great for both business and pleasure, plus it is super stylish and has practical charging speeds. This Hyundai achieves 298Wh/mile and a 235-mile range on a fully charged 70kWh battery; a comfortable, spacious electric vehicle for your day-to-day office run.
BMW i4 eDrive40
If you are a fan of a BMW vehicle, you will not be disappointed with the BMW i4. Although completely electric, it still features core BMW traits in its design including alert steering, user-friendly interior, and power and performance. The BMW i4 achieves 278Wh/mile and a 290-mile range on a fully charged 80.7kWh battery. Similar to the 3 and 4 series models in shape, it’s an easy transition from fuel to electric.
Mercedes EQC 400 4MATIC
A classic company car with a twist, the Mercedes badge always screams business and the Mercedes EQC is no different. Although it has a higher price tag, the miles per watt-hour makes it worth it. With 348Wh/mile and a BiK of 2%, you will earn your money back with every journey. The Mercedes EQC has a range of 230 miles on a fully charged 80kWh battery so you can get from A to B in a breeze.
Skoda Enyaq iV 80
Looking for something a little less flashy but just as reliable? The Skoda Enyaq iV 80 is a family SUV with plenty of space for passengers and luggage; whether you car share with a colleague or need to transport products day-to-day, this car is perfect for everything. An easy-going, controlled ride, the Skoday Enyaq iV 80 achieves 296Wh/mile with a 260-mile range on a fully charged 77kWh battery.
Business EV Chargers from Ocean Telecom
No matter what car you choose for your business, you should always choose Ocean Telecom to supply your electric vehicle chargers. We take the time to discuss your requirements, survey your site and assess your tariffs to make sure you get the most efficient charger installation and contract for you.
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