After analysing 1,000 house prices across 50 UK areas, Rivervale found that homes with an electric charge point installed sell for 13% more than the local average. With the average UK house price now at £194,000, according to the ONS, that could mean a value increase of £25,220 to your property.
Rivervale leasing has been delving into the most recent DVLA data to discover the most popular Electric Vehicle of the past year. New registrations for traditionally fuelled cars decreased in 2020 while EVs remained on the up, with a higher-than-average growth rate of around 1.64%, when compared to the previous four years.
With electric vehicles set to become a leading player in the automotive industry, Rivervale Leasing offers hundreds of electric and hybrid options and has had several chargers installed as the business has moved more and more into the green and eco space.
Grey remains Britain’s most popular car colour, according to the latest SMMT data, with 397,000 new registrations in 2020. Black comes in second place with 324,000, followed by white at 283,000 and blue at 276,000.
ABP UK is part of the ABP Food Group, one of Europe’s leading food processors has converted 15% of its UK commercial vehicle fleet to EV, working with Rivervale and DRIVE to ensure that this transition is seamless and value-added. ABP is intent on expanding the EV proportion of its fleet across its operations and is likely to review the position throughout 2021.
Rivervale Leasing asked 1,000 Brits how they really feel about EVs and found that UK drivers think they are expensive, limited on charge points and have a poor range - mainly because they don’t think EVs have changed over the past 5 years.