Switching to an electric vehicle has never been easier.

There are a host of support services and incentives available to help you switch to an electric vehicle, whether for yourself or your business, make your switch easier.

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Personal grants

The Government’s plug-in car grant provides a discount of up to £2,500 for eligible cars; and up to £6,000 for eligible vans. There are also generous grants available to help towards the cost of home charger installation.


Electrify your business

There is a range of support available to help bring the benefit of electric to businesses across the West of England.

Business Grants

Funding is available towards the installation of new charging points at workplaces through the national Office of Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) Workplace Charging Scheme as well as local grants in some council areas.

Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence – Free EV Fleet Loan

Bristol City Council is planning to establish an Electric Vehicle Centre of Excellence with a new fleet of EVs for use by businesses. The centre will provide expert advice on converting vehicle fleets to electric, as well as giving businesses and organisations free EV loans for up to two-months to give them experience of operating electric vehicles within their fleet. When this scheme is up and running, further information will be posted here.

Other tools for organisations

A range of advice and tools for fleets and businesses are available, including a tax savings calculator, on the Go Ultra Low website 


Frequently Asked Questions

A compilation of frequently asked questions for people thinking of switching to an electric vehicle.