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Frequently Asked Questions
If you have a question feel free to contact us but below is some of our Frequently Asked Questions.
Determining which electric car is the ‘best’ depends very much on the criteria you’re using to judge. Depending on whether you’re looking for the model with the best range, quickest charging time, largest dimensions, etc., you should ensure you take the time to fully research your needs and the available options. We at Glyn Hopkin have an extensive selection of electric models for you to choose from, so liaise with a member of our team today to discuss options.
Deciding which hybrid car is the best available isn’t easy. After all, there’s no one option that will suit everybody. That’s why, with Glyn Hopkin, we aim to provide you with impartial advice on the suitability of those models we have in stock. Simply get in touch today and we’ll be happy to answer any questions to help you make the right choice.
This depends very much on a number of factors, such as budget, size requirements, range, etc. The best way to determine suitable options, therefore, is to discuss with one of the experts at Glyn Hopkin today.
Hybrid car batteries are designed to withstand many years of use and an extensive level of mileage. With batteries anticipated to be able to cover at least 100,000 miles - with some doubling this capability - you can enjoy great performance for many years to come.
Electric cars - like all vehicles - are required to pass an annual MOT inspection once it is aged over three years.
In terms of running costs, road tax, positive impact on the environment - absolutely. Plus, you can even benefit from government grants to help fund your purchase.
Take a look through the electric cars currently available from Glyn Hopkin or liaise with a member of our team to learn more about the pricing of electric vehicles.
This depends on your own specific requirements. We at Glyn Hopkin are delighted to be able to offer a number of models for you to choose from, each of which provides great performance and affordable running costs. Get in touch with us today to discuss the options we have available.
If you’re planning on cutting CO2 emissions out entirely, opting for a fully electric car is the preferred option. However, many hybrid options can still perform in an all-electric capacity for limited periods, so you should be certain to look into all the models available to determine the perfect solution.
Plug-in hybrid models have a great all-electric range capacity and are thus better suited to those looking to reduce their dependence on fuel. Hybrid models - i.e. those which charge the battery through systems such as regenerative braking - meanwhile, are far simpler to run without the need for charging solutions.
With some of the world’s biggest automotive manufacturers now involved in developing electric solutions, it will come as no surprise to learn that it is a Tesla that tops the overall list of fuel efficient models. However, more affordable solutions are available from Glyn Hopkin that still provide incredible efficiency.
Your hybrid vehicle requires frequent servicing, just like any other car. As such, you should follow the servicing schedule laid out in your handbook in order to keep your vehicle running at its best.
The frequency of charging your electric car is dependent on how much use it’s getting. What’s more, climate conditions will impact the performance of your vehicle’s battery, with lithium-ion batteries operating more efficiently during warmer months. For most people, charging takes place overnight.
Calculating just how much you can save by switching to a hybrid is never simple, with a host of factors impacting the efficiency of your driving. That said, it’s estimated that driving a hybrid vehicle means you will use up to 30% less fuel than a traditional petrol or diesel model.