Why Go Electric? Your Vehicles. Your Way. Anywhere. Here at Lipscomb in Canterbury and Maidstone, we know that the future of motoring is electric. That’s why we’re thrilled to present Jeep’s eco-friendly, plug-in hybrid range which is designed to lower emissions without compromising power. Find out more about our electrified Jeep models in Kent today and reduce your carbon footprint in style.

The Benefits of Buying Electric

Hybrid and electric models will soon dominate the automotive market as traditional combustion engines are phased out. This is all part of the government’s plan to reduce CO2 emissions. So why not go green today, and enjoy a whole range of benefits such as low emissions, low running costs, affordable maintenance and cheaper road tax? Both hybrid and electric models are also remarkably quiet, keeping noise pollution to a minimum. And a hybrid car’s electric motor delivers an instant hit of torque allowing for seamless acceleration.

Key benefits include:

  • A greener performance with lower emissions
  • Lower running and maintenance costs
  • Cheaper road tax
  • Faster acceleration
  • Government incentives
Electric Motoring Explained Jeep has introduced plug-in electric powertrains to their new car range.

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    Pure Electric The car industry is changing, so expect to see many more electric cars in the not-so-distant future. These ditch the internal combustion engine all together and rely solely on a larger battery pack and an electric motor for 100% emissions-free motoring. Again, electric vehicles – EVs – need to be plugged into an electric supply, but there are fast-charging option for your convenience.
    Plug-In Hybrid Plug-in hybrids combine an internal combustion engine with an eco-friendly motor and battery pack. The two powertrains work in harmony to deliver the most eco-friendly performance possible. Many hybrids can also travel short distances on 100% pure electric power helping to keep emissions to a minimum. As the name suggests, such hybrids need to be plugged into an electricity supply to recharge.
    ​Electric Vehicle FAQs

    We have answered the questions we see most frequently from customers below.

    What is the best hybrid car?

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    The best hybrid car for you depends on your specific needs and circumstances. Speak to our team today for impartial advice.

    How long does it take to charge an electric car?

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    This depends on the make and model that you own and the type of charging point you’re using. Charging can take anything from 1-12 hours.

    How does an electric car work?

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    An electric car uses a battery, which powers an electric motor. This then propels the vehicle. There is no combustion engine, and the car must be plugged into an electrical power source to recharge.

    Are electric cars automatic?

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    Electric vehicles only need one gear, so they drive like an automatic car.

    How far can an electric car go?

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    The range of each electric car is different, but most modern EVs can cover over 100 miles on a single charge.

    Contact Us Got a question or need help with an electric vehicle? Explore the Jeep plug-in hybrid range at Lipscomb Jeep in Canterbury and Maidstone today.