From electric versions of perennial favourites to vehicles designed with an eco-friendly drive in mind, the Volkswagen line-up offers fantastic choice for a range of needs. From city-friendly runarounds to models made for family excursions, you’ll soon find the right model for you.
Type of Electric Vehicles Explained
It’s important to understand the types of electric vehicle available, and how each works, so you can choose the right solution for your needs. Here, we’ve provided a brief summary to get you started.
At Des Winks, we’re here to help you make the switch to an electric vehicle. Below, we’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions that drivers have, but if you’d like to learn more, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
How much does it cost to run an electric car?
EVs are typically much cheaper to run than petrol or diesel vehicles. You’ll usually pay 2-4p per mile as opposed to between 23p and 89p per mile.
How long does charging take?
The length of time your Volkswagen takes to charge depends on the model and which type of charger you’re using. It might take anything from 30 minutes using a DC rapid charger to 8-12 hours at home.
Where can I charge?
You can charge your EV at home using a domestic socket or specially fitted wallbox, or at one of the many public charging points located throughout the UK.