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New Tesla Model 3

The all new Tesla Model 3 has been widely anticipated and looks as though it will hit UK shores from January 2024. The new Tesla focuses on new aerodynamics, improved range and refined interior, coupled with a quieter ride With key headline features including: 15 minute Recharge ability up to 175 miles 390 Miles Range…

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The ID. Buzz is the new version of the legendary VW T1. However you shouldn’t fix what is not broken. Right? Wrong! The  new ID. Buzz  is an adaptation, not a  replacement of the 1950s classic. Although it will have to prove itself  so what is so special about it ? Start with the impressive…

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Polestar 3 EV

At GKL we are very excited about the all new Polestar 3 The Latest Full EV from Polestar – The Polestar 3 SUV KEY FACTS: RANGE UP TO 379 MILES CHARGE IN 30 MINUTES Charging time measured from 10 to 80% capacity using a DC 250 kW charger. Range targets based on WLTP standard 0-60 IN…

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How Do EVs Actually Work?

In recent posts we’ve looked at the ins and outs of charging electric vehicles, how much greener they are than internal combustion engine equivalents, and the top five EVs for charge time. But how does an electric car actually work? If you’ve ever wanted to know, this is the post for you. What are the…

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Five Top EVs for Charge Time

Considering switching to an electric vehicle but worried about sitting at the roadside for hours while your car charges? Fear not. In recent months we’ve already looked at average charge times for electric vehicles, as well as the ins and outs of charging them with our in-depth guide on the subject. All to give you…

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New Electric Car – MG4

Introducing the All-new fully electric hatchback from MG, their first one to date. This impressive looking hatch has a significant range of up to 281 miles* with two battery options. The standard vehicle features include a 10.25″ colour touchscreen with Apple CarPIayTM and Android Auto , iSMART app connectivity, and the MG Pilot suite of driver assistance…

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How Much Greener Are Electric Vehicles?

The European Union has announced aggressive fleet CO2 emission reduction targets for both 2025 and 2030, with any business fleets that don’t comply potentially in for hefty sanctions. Naturally, companies with fleets are looking into going green in every way, and electric vehicles are being promoted as one of the very best ways to do…

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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…

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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,…

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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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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…

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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…

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GKL/WVL Update- (COVID-19) NOTICE April 2021

Our Chesterfield, Princes Risborough and Datchet offices are NOW FULLY OPEN, with Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm, Please call to book an appointment wherever possible. We continue to offer contactless vehicle collection, deliveries or returns. Facemasks must be worn, hand sanitiser is readily available & Social distancing measures are in place. Our Sales Garage GKL Direct is…

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Updated Tesla

The updated Tesla Model 3 Range is here Now the Model 3 latest updates include: A satin black trim New Wheels 18″ Aero Wheels, 19″ Sport, 20″ Uberturbine with Performance Power boot Redesigned Centre console with 4 USB points and wireless charging for 2 phones Improved thermal management increasing range to up to 360 miles…

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Kia e-Niro

Key Points: Up to 282 Miles on a single charge 64 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery pack 7 years/ 100,000 miles Zero Emissions Features Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go Smart Cruise Control uses the car’s radar to control the speed and the distance to the car in front. If the vehicle ahead speeds up,…

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Performance The CITIGOe iV’s 61KW electric motor generates the equivalent of 83PS of power to give you a great performance. Powering the electric motor is a lithium-ion battery with 36.8 kWh capacity producing an impressive range of up to 170 miles which can be charged from 0% to 80% in just an hour. 61kW Battery…

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Tesla Model Y UK

The Tesla Model Y is designed to be the safest vehicle on the road. With its Low Center of Gravity, Impact Protection and Rigid Structure this model provides the ultimate protection for its driver. When is the Model Y available in the UK? Tesla said it expects to deliver the performance, long range versions of…

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Mercedes EQC

New Mercedes EQC

Mercedes have launched their new fully electric SUV in the form of the EQC. GKL were delighted to welcome Mercedes to our new premises in Princes Risborough to showcase this all new electric vehicle. The vehicle on demo was the 1886 edition which relates to the start of the Mercedes empire. This particular vehicle was…

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Tesla Cybertruck

Tesla have launched their new CyberTruck, a fully electric utility truck with very impressive performance and specification. The vehicle is built from ultra-hard 30X cold-rolled stainless steel, that offers durability and passenger protection with its monochrome exoskeleton. Everything about this vehicle involves strength and endurance with its Telsa Armor Glass which is polymer-layered composite. The…

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Businesses Look to Move to EVs

Launched under the EV100 initiative where the group aims to make electric transport regular by 2030, several larger organisations have committed to depolying EVs. Firms include BT Group and E.ON. Also included are German freight giant Schenker AG which look at electric vehicles and bikes! For all the details on this visit  

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How your business could benefit from a greener fleet

Despite the changes to the Government electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) grants released in the 2018 Autumn Budget, companies can still benefit from introducing “green” vehicles into their fleet. This is especially true for those that are considering expanding into different locations, or those that want to improve their environmental credentials.…

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Jaguar I-PACE

New Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguars first all electric performance SUV starting from £63,495 (£58,995 including Government Plug-in Car Grant) is capable of 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds with a range of up to 292 miles. The i-Pace uses a 90kWh battery with state-of-the-art thermal management systems to support longevity and periods of sustained maximum power. Its motors generate 400ps and 696Nm…

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Aston Martin Rapide E

GKL attended the annual Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle show at Millbrook recently. The Cenex show has a Technology exhibition over 4 halls, with an extensive seminar programme and networking with the low carbon community. There is also the opportunity to ride and drive the latest research and development and commercially available vehicles. On display were…

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