If you are ready to dive into the world of electric vehicles, we at Birchwood are ready to help you take the plunge with our incredible range of electric vehicles from Kia. Kia has quickly become one of the most popular marques on UK roads, and the new electric range only solidifies its status. See for yourself and view the range of models available below.
Everything you need to know
In addition to potential local, state, and federal incentives, the cost to charge per mile can be less than the cost of gasoline. Because an EV is propelled by only an electric motor (or motors), the system operates cleaner and more streamlined than that of a gasoline vehicle, so maintenance costs are also generally lower. See how much you can save using the state of California’s Plug-In Electric Vehicle Resource Center tools.*
When you drive an electric vehicle, you produce zero CO2 tailpipe emissions. Use the following calculator to determine the reduction in annual CO2 emissions you could have when you switch to electric. CALCULATE YOUR IMPACT.
That depends on which state you are in. For example, through January 1, 2023 California law allows single-occupant use of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV or carpool) lanes by qualifying alternative fuel vehicles such as plug-in hybrids and zero-emissions vehicles. You can apply for the California HOV sticker here and learn more about California’s HOV Lane Usage here. Not a California resident? Learn more about your state's electric vehicle incentives here.*
Electric utility companies may offer reduced electricity rates during certain hours for electric vehicle owners, lowering the cost of charging your EV at home. EV owners may also be eligible for discounts on their car insurance premiums. More potential perks may include rebates for home charger installation, free or preferred public parking, free charging at certain businesses, reduced toll fees and even rebates from utility providers. Contact individual businesses and utility companies for more information.