Frequently Asked Questions

All You Need To Know About Electric Vehicles.

As the general public has become more aware of the environment, they are now starting to look for ways to help reduce pollution. Along with the Government pushing the issue as well as general awareness of the electric vehicle industry is booming and is only going to get bigger. More and more people are interested in using electric cars or vans on a day to day basis. But there are a lot of questions that people need answering about making the move to electric. Here at West-Way we have you covered, we thought it was only right as one of the biggest stockists of the Nissan LEAF and Nissan e-NV200 van to help answer anything and everything regarding electric vehicles.

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Let us give you an overview breakdown for 2020 – 2021 benefit in kind (BiK) rates for cars.
• 0 g/km – 0%
• 1-50 g/km (electric range >130-miles) – 2%
• 1-50 g/km (electric range 70 – 130-miles) – 5%
• 1-50 g/km (electric range 40 – 69-miles) – 8%
• 1-50 g/km (electric range 30 – 39-miles) – 12%
• 1-50 g/km (electric range <30-miles) - 14%

When buying a new electric car you are more than likely going to receive a battery warranty with your car package. These are normally for 8-years or up to 100,000-miles, whichever comes first.

Currently, there are no actual facts to prove the length of a batteries life span as the technology is so new. We have seen a few high mileage electric cars that haven’t really suffered a small amount of degradation.

The quick answer is NO.
The full answer is that electric vehicles do not have a traditional multi-speed gearbox like the well-known petrol or diesel gearbox where you will have a minimum of 5 gears to select through. EV vehicles only have a single gear that provides impressively quick acceleration.

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