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Five Top EVs for Range

So you’re weighing up the switch to an all-electric vehicle but you’re feeling a little range anxiety. That’s understandable. Fully electric cars are still relatively new in the market, and take considerably longer to recharge mid-journey than filling up a petrol or diesel car at the pumps. If you’re thinking of doing a lot of…

Technologies Set to Change UK Roads Forever

According to 1980s movie classic Back to the Future: Part II, we were all meant to have been zooming around the skies in flying cars circa 2015. Sadly, that ended up not being the case. But when we look ahead from now to the near future, it’s clear there are some exciting technological developments ahead…

Moving Your Fleet to An All-Electric Future

Thinking of making the transition to electric vehicles with your fleet? It’s a complex process with a lot of things to consider! We’ve put together this post to help you with switching to electric vehicles. Why should you switch to electric vehicles? With the approaching EU-wide deadlines for reducing fleet emissions in 2025 and 2030,…

GKL Electric Car Open Day 2022

On the 22nd June existing and prospective customers of GKL and WVL visited our Princes Risborough site for an EV viewing and test drive day We had over 20 electric vehicles on display to view and test drive throughout the day and these ranged from the Honda-E through to the all new Mercedes EQS. The…

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The Benefits of Electric Vehicles and Salary Sacrifice

As highlighted by the recent news that there are currently more open vacancies in the UK than people registered as unemployed, the recruitment world has become incredibly competitive. As a result, many businesses are looking to workplace benefits as a smart way to retain their current employees, while also attracting new ones. In particular, car…

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Why Now is the Time To Go Electric

Is now a good time to lease an electric vehicle? It’s one of the questions we hear the most here at GKL Electric. For our money, the answer is yes. That’s backed up by recent stats, which predict EVs (electric vehicles) will actually outsell mild hybrid and diesel vehicles by the end of 2022. In…

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Electric Vehicle Availability: The Current Outlook

The motoring industry is currently experiencing an unprecedented situation, with a lack of essential materials and closures to key factories in eastern Europe together creating (and adding to) an unheard-of shortage of vehicle availability. The result is a world in which fleet businesses need to plan further ahead than ever before when it comes to…

BMW i4 Review

Sam Young our Bristol based development manager had the opportunity to drive the New BMW i4. Given the vehicles massive popularity Sam was only allowed 30 mins but it was enough for an initial impression on the car. Looks wise it follows the BMW DNA and due to it being based on the 4 series…

Tesla Model Y Leasing

  The Model Y is currently available in two specs Long Range (Early 2022) or Performance (Mid 2022)   Long Range – Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive – £54,990 315 miles (WLTP) Top Speed 135 mph 0-60mph 4.8s Max Cargo Volume – 2,158 litres Electronic fold-flat releases in boot Glass Roof – brighter & spacious experience…