Electric and Hybrid Cars
The use of electric and hybrid cars is becoming more popular by the day.
Plug-in new car registrations were responsible for 17.2% of the market share in June 2021 alone with 19,842 BEVs (Battery Electric Vehicle) sold and 12,139 PHEVs (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles) sold.
The shift in motoring towards electric and hybrid cars is something Lindleys Autocentres are fully prepared for with more than 50% of our technicians already qualified to work on electric vehicles.
With all the correct equipment already in place to work on your electric or hybrid vehicle, we will continue to invest heavily in all the latest technology as it progresses and electric and hybrid vehicles become even more popular.
Electric Car Maintenance
Thanks to the design of electric vehicles, they’re far easier to maintain than a typical ICE vehicle. Still, an EV is not maintenance-free and at Lindleys Autocentres, we know electric cars and keeping them in their best possible driving condition.
Although there are no oil changes or engine-related checks to perform, your electric vehicle still needs to have regular servicing and MOT testing to perform to the best of its ability.
Electric vehicle servicing is not something all garages are equipped to deal with. Lindleys Autocentres have specifically trained technicians at all our branches who can carry out services and repairs on all types of electric vehicles.
Hybrid Car Maintenance
At Lindleys Autocentres, we suggest you follow your manufacturer’s guideline of service which will be in your handbook.
Servicing a hybrid vehicle is not something all garages are equipped to deal with. Lindleys Autocentres have specifically trained technicians at all our branches who can carry out services on hybrid vehicles.
Should my next car be an EV or PHEV vehicle?
You may not have driven one or even contemplated driving an electric or hybrid car yet but change is on the horizon.
Electric and hybrid car sales are on the up very rapidly. This isn’t a fad.
The simple fact many governments around the world are setting targets to ban the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles gives impetus to the process.
Why electric cars will take over sooner than you think – This is a fantastic article explaining the rise and we highly recommend you read it when considering your next vehicle purchase.