Thinking about making the transition to electric for your business?

From Monday 13th to Saturday 18th May we are inviting our existing OMC Transit Centre customers to talk about getting their business’ ready for the EV future. Our Transit Centre Manager Stuart Kennedy and his knowledgeable team will be on hand to help you understand the host of benefits to your business that switching to electric would offer. This includes incentives from the UK government, low emission vehicle grants and financial savings available for both small and large businesses. Interested? Come down, enjoy a coffee, and find out more about electric commercial vehicles. You can also arrange an appointment or simply visit on a day that suits you.

So what are the benefits of going electric for your business? 

Here’s some of the reasons why electric commercial vehicles are perfect for your business​.

Incentives from the UK Government to upgrade to an Electric Vehicle

With the government aiming to meet various sustainability targets, they now offer various highlyattractive propositions to UK business owners, that will make switching to an electric vehicle evenmore enticing.

Capital Allowance for Electric Vehicles

Purchasing an electric company vehicle after April means you can claim Capital Allowance. If you purchase an Electric Vehicle, this qualifies for 100% first year allowances, enabling you to deduct the full cost from your profits before tax.

Grants for Electric Vehicles

If you are a business with 249 employees or less and meet specific other criteria, you can apply for the electric vehicle infrastructure grant which gives you money off the cost of wider building and

installation work that’s needed to install multiple charge point sockets. The grant will cover up to 75% of the cost of the work, up to a maximum of £15,000.

Low Emission Vehicle Grants

Benefit from a 35% discount to the price on the purchase of a new Ford electric commercial vehicle to a maximum of £2,500. The discount applies to both the Ford E-Transit and incoming Ford E-Transit Custom.

Benefit-in-Kind Tax

With electric vehicles releasing lower emission they are also eligible for lower Benefit-In-Kind Tax rates, reducing the overall amount of tax you will pay

Ford Fleet Management Uptime Service

This is here to deliver vehicle uptime tailored to your needs, with a 24/7 call centre, dedicated roadside assistance, and overnight service capability. We also have access to a wide choice of replacement vehicles should your vehicle need more extensive care

Ford Pro Telematics

With a Ford electric vehicle benefit from Ford ProTelematics which can help you to manage your fleet more efficiently. The application offers a range of tools, that let you monitor your vehicles’ performance, keep track of where they go, how they’re used, and how they’re running.