FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What government grant exist for Plug-in Hybrid and All-Electric vehicles?

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​You can get a discount on the price of new low-emission vehicles through a government grant given to dealerships and manufacturers. You do not need to do anything if you want to purchase one of these vehicles at Allen Ford, Essex Ford or SMC Ford will include the grant value in the vehicles price. The maximum grant available for cars is £3,500. The grants value depends on the type of vehicle. Not all low-emission vehicles are eligible for a grant. Only vehicles that have been approved by the British government qualify for a grant.

The Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) provides a British government grant of up to 75% of the cost of installing an electric vehicle chargepoints at a domestic property in the United Kingdom. According to the government, from 1st July 2019, the EVHS will only support smart chargepoints as announced in December 2018. You should refer to the minimum technical specification and installer guidance for details of this change.

The On-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS) gives government funding for local authorities towards the cost of installing residential chargepoints on the street for Plug-in Hybrid and All-Electric vehicles.

The Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) provides financial support towards the costs of installing electric vehicle chargepoints for eligible businesses, charities and public sector organisations.

​Where is my nearest public charging point?

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​The location of your nearest public charging point can be seen on Zap-Map.com. Zap-Map is a UK-wide map of charging points which helps Plug-in Hybrid and All-Electric vehicle drivers find available charge points.

Among the many charging point networks is IONITY. IONITY is a joint venture between Ford, BMW Group, Daimler and the Volkswagen Group. Together, they are building a reliable, high-powered, fast charging network to help you make longer journeys with less time spent charging. IONITY will offer All-Electric Ford drivers market-leading charging speeds at a discounted price. 

What is the range of a Ford Hybrid and Electric Vehicle?

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New Puma MHEV uses a conventional engine

All-New Kuga MHEV uses a conventional engine
Tourneo Custom MHEV uses a conventional engine
Transit Custom MHEV uses a conventional engine
New Transit MHEV uses a conventional engine

All-New Kuga HEV uses a conventional engine
New Mondeo HEV uses a conventional engine

All-New Kuga PHEV can operate on electric power only for about 31 miles (50km)
Tourneo Custom PHEV can operate on electric power only for about 35 miles (56km)
Transit Custom PHEV can operate on electric power only for about 35 miles (56km)

Mustang-inspired All-Electric SUV up to 370 miles

CHOOSING THE RIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLE FOR YOU

Our electric cars have 4 different powertrains, so you can choose one to best suit your lifestyle. Ask yourself questions, such as how many miles do I drive?, How much traffic do I encounter?, Where can I charge the vehicle, if necessary?, How environmentally friendly do I want to be? and Do I drive in low emission zones that charge fees?

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HOW HYBRIDS AND PLUG-IN HYBRIDS WORK

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