Time to ditch diesel in favour of electric cars?
In just over 20 years, traditional combustion-powered motors will not be available in new showrooms. New cars on sale in the UK from 2040 will have to have some form of electric propulsion. Electric cars on sale today include not just fully electric cars, but also hybrid models and plug-in hybrid models like the Mercedes C350e.
For car enthusiasts it might be a hard change to make, but the government has high hopes for us all to switch to electric vehicles. There is already a huge choice of more economical cars out there that don’t fully rely on oil. There are three main types of electric cars. The first is pure electric cars, these run from rechargeable batteries. There are electric hybrids, which are reliant on both petrol and batteries. The batteries in these cars actually recharge as you drive. The third type of electric car is the plug-in hybrid which runs with a mix of both, on petrol or on electric that you’ve charged used a lead. If you’re considering a new car soon and want to know more about the most popular types and how they compare on performance and costs then start with this article from Sunday Times Driving.
Electric cars? No problem for the Car Magic team.
Although they are not in the majority just yet, electric cars like this Mercedes C350e plug-in hybrid do make it into our workshop from time to time. This one belongs to a regular customer and we recently replaced the rear bumper after some minor damage. We took these shots after the Car Magic wash, wax and polish treatment. The Mercedes left our workshop in Buckinghamshire looking as good as new.
Whether your car is electric, petrol or diesel you can be sure of great customer service from our expert team. Call us to discuss your car body repair needs on 01442 864022. Read hundreds of reviews on our website, via Google and on Facebook from our Reviews page.