Maxus Electric Vehicles

The rise in electric and hybrid vehicles on the road today is anticipated to go up in a collective movement towards achieving cleaner air quality, but what makes an electric vehicle better than a conventional petrol or diesel vehicle? What are the differences between electric vehicles and petrol vehicles, and which one should you buy? All your questions are answered here.

Should I buy an electric or petrol vehicle?

Making the switch to an electric van is in some ways taking a step into the future. Stricter emissions regulations and the rise in low emission zones restrict older vans from travelling to certain areas of the UK. Luckily, all new electric vehicles adhere to strict Euro 6 standards to ensure your electric vehicle (EV) is free to roam ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and clear air zones (CAZ) – particularly helpful to businesses which cross regional borders.

These types of zones will become more and more enforced around the country in the near future, so by making the switch to electric today, you are essentially futureproofing your vehicle and avoiding potential penalty charges (which in some areas are as high as £12.50 a day).

Cheaper to run & maintain

Electric vehicles in general cost less to run compared to petrol and diesel vans. You will get more miles for your money with an electric van. Electric vansare also cheaper to service and maintain due to the fact it is made up of less parts than an ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) vehicle.

More power, torque & acceleration

Contrary to popular belief, electric vans perform and handle better in the city than ICE vans due to their low centre of gravity. EVs provide instant torque from zero revs making them extremely fun-to-drive city vans.

Better for the environment

Minimising your CO2 emissions output reduces the amount of harmful pollutants released into the air. Going fully electric gets rid of harmful pollution through driving entirely.

0 emissions, 0 road tax

Pure electric vehicles are exempt from paying road tax as well as other congestion charges.

The Maxus Electric Range

The Maxus electric range includes various models such as the Maxus eDeliver 3, a compact electric van ideal for urban deliveries, the Maxus eDeliver 9, a larger electric van for cargo transportation, and the Maxus e Deliver 7, which is a mid-size electric van.

One of the standout features of the Maxus electric vehicles is their range and charging capabilities. The vehicles offer impressive driving ranges on a single charge, making them suitable for long-distance journeys. Additionally, the vehicles can be charged quickly using fast-charging stations, allowing for convenient recharging on the go.

Overall, the Maxus electric range of vehicles is gaining popularity in the market for their environmentally friendly design, practicality, and advanced technology. They are seen as a viable alternative to traditional gasoline-powered vehicles, offering consumers a sustainable transportation solution.

Electric vs Fuel - Cost Calculator

How much could you save?

During the time of owning your current vehicle, you will pay * in liquid fuel

However if you owned an electric vehicle, you would pay ** in electric costs

Total Saving:

Charge for electricity based on off peak. FOC charges excluded.

*Based on a pump price of £1.45 for petrol & £1.55 for diesel.

**The above is based off a Ford Mach-E with a 379 mile range & 78kWh battery.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Electric Vehicles

An Electric Vehicle (EV or Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), also known as an All-Electric Vehicle, relies on a system comprised of an electric battery pack and an electric motor. The power from the battery pack will be the sole source of energy for your vehicle. Once the battery runs out of electric charge, your electric vehicle can only be recharged using grid electricity at your home or a public charging station.

The most significant feature of a Battery Electric Vehicle is that it emits zero emissions, making it the eco-friendliest vehicle of the Electric and Hybrid range.

Owning a Battery Electric Vehicle would mean:

  • Your vehicle would not produce any harmful emissions
  • Your electric driving range is much higher than a hybrid’s electric range

In simple terms, electric vehicles help reduce air pollution. They contribute to the reduction of harmful gasses emitted into our atmosphere such as Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) and hydrocarbons during the act of driving.

All-electric vehicles or BEV (Battery Electric Vehicles) do not just reduce fuel emissions, they get rid of them completely, which is why some manufacturers may refer to all-electric vehicles as zero emission vehicles.

Generally, electric vehicles will save you money both at the time of purchase and during ownership.

An electric vehicle will save you money is through reduced road tax, reduced maintenance and service costs, exemptions of congestion and toll charges in low-emission zones, and the obvious fact that you will spend zero or very little money on fuel (depending on whether you drive an all-electric or hybrid vehicle).

If we’re talking numbers, a full overnight charge at a home station costs a fraction of the price of a full tank of fuel. Some cities also offer free or reduced parking spaces to electric vehicles.

If you opt for an all-electric company car or van, you will be able to reap the Benefit-in-Kind (BiK) taxation reduction to 2% in 2022/2023 (previously 30% or higher for non-electric models).

No, electric vehicles cannot charge themselves. They need to be plugged into a charging station or an outlet to recharge their batteries. Some electric vehicles also have regenerative braking technology, which allows them to recover and store energy when braking, but they still need to be plugged in to fully recharge their batteries.

The types of electric vehicles that are capable of charging themselves are called Self-Charging Hybrids (also referred to as Fully Hybrids) and Plug-In Hybrids. Here, the hybrid vehicle will use regenerative braking technology to charge a small electric motor that will support the petrol engine.

A Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) can also be charged using a plug-in charging point and provides a sufficient number of pure-electric miles for short trips.

Euro 6 emissions standards are a set of regulations which put restrictions on harmful gas and particulate matter pollution e.g. Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) and hydrocarbons. The regulations vary across petrol and diesel cars, for example, a diesel car would only be Euro 6 compliant if it emitted no more than 80mg/km of NOx. A petrol car would only be Euro 6 compliant if it was to emit no more than 60mg/km.

For the simple reason that electric and hybrid cars emit less emissions, you can be sure that our full range of electric and hybrid vehicles are Euro 6 compliant.

WLTP stands for Worldwide harmonised Light vehicle Test Procedure. It is the process which replaced the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) in September 2017. WLTP trials vehicles under harder acceleration rates with longer duration at high speeds making the overall assessment of the vehicle driving cycle more realistic in comparison to previous tests.

By doing this, the industry is able to present more accurate figures of fuel economy to buyers to ensure vehicles are as clean as manufacturers promise them to be.