Electric Explained. Your Vehicles. Your Way. Anywhere. Making the switch to electric or hybrid power is a big change for all motorists, but it shouldn’t be one to fear. At Brayleys Renault, we’re able to help you make the transitions as seamless as possible, finding the ideal vehicle in next to no time.

The Electric Range

An impressive number of models in the Renault range are now available with electric and hybrid technology included. View the latest vehicles today. 

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    Zoe E-Tech Electric All-electric performance means zero CO2 emissions, and the smart design of the new Renault Zoe E-Tech ensures you always stand out. View Model
    Zoe Van E-Tech Electric Same Renault Zoe quality but in commercial vehicle form, cut your business costs with the Zoe Van E-Tech Electric. View Model
    Kangoo E-Tech Electric Transform the way your business works with the all-electric Renault Kangoo E-Tech - a clean and economical workhorse. View Model
    Master E-Tech Electric Few commercial vehicles are as iconic as the Renault Master, and the new E-Tech Electric edition takes efficiency to new highs. View Model

    The Benefits of Buying Electric

    When making the change to electric or hybrid technology, you will be delighted to learn that there’s a number of benefits available. For most people, of course, it’s the knowledge that you will no longer be incurring expensive trips to the fuel pumps nor emitting harmful CO2 gases out into the environment. But did you know that you can also benefit from reduced road tax and exemption from congestion charges? And, with fewer moving components as found in a traditional engine, maintenance fees can often be far more affordable too.

    Key Benefits

    Some of the key benefits to changing to electric/hybrid power include:

    • Lower levels of CO2 emitted
    • Fast performance with instant torque
    • More affordable running costs
    • Convenient to own with charging solutions available

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      Mild-hybrid Incorporating a small battery that self-charges through a process known as regenerative braking, mild-hybrid vehicles are able to provide complementary performance to traditional fuel motors, boosting economy and reducing emissions.
      Plug-in hybrid A higher capacity battery which is able to power the vehicle to run in all-electric mode is available in plug-in hybrid vehicles, enabling you to complete daily commutes without any CO2 emissions whatsoever.
      All-electric Running exclusively on battery power, all-electric vehicles are cost-effective and clean to drive, emitting zero CO2 emissions and costing a fraction of the cost of combustion engine models. There’s also maximum ranges of up to 300 miles achievable.

      Electric Vehicle FAQs

      Take a quick look through our latest frequently asked questions to learn more about making the change to hybrid or electric power.

      What is the best hybrid car?

      What makes the best hybrid car for one person may differ entirely for another. As a result, you should identify the factors most important to you and assess the suitability of those hybrid vehicles that are available. The team at Brayleys Renault will be able to offer advice too.

      How long does it take to charge an electric car?

      This depends on both the vehicle and the charging point being used. High-powered public charge points, for example, will be able to charge your vehicle to approximately 80% in under an hour; home points, meanwhile, often need to run overnight.

      How does an electric car work?

      A lithium-ion battery is charged via a suitable outlet point and is responsible for powering all features of your car. This includes instant delivery of torque to all four wheels, meaning you will be able to pull away with speed and power.

      Are electric cars automatic?

      In essence, yes. Electric cars do not require a traditional transmission and so are akin to driving an automatic model.

      How far can an electric car go?

      The overall range of an electric car varies from model to model, but many of the newer electric vehicles have the ability to achieve up to 300 miles on a single charge.

      Other Electric Services. Got a question or need help with an electric vehicle? Contact the team at Brayleys Renault today to learn more about the range of models and services available. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you source the perfect vehicle.