Fuel queues force electric car searches to sky rocket as West Way, E.ON & Pod Point team up to make EV charging easy
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  • 29 September 2021
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    Fuel queues force electric car searches to sky rocket as West Way, E.ON & Pod Point team up to make EV charging easy

    Analysis of Google search data reveals searches for electric vehicles have gone up by 1,600% since September 24th.
Even during a period of lower new car sales than usual due to the semi-conductor shortage, with 7,388 registrations of electric cars in August alone, it's clear to see that EVs are becoming an upward trend within the UK as we move towards are more sustainable society.

And with a six-fold increase in demand for fuel, some parts of the UK are still suffering from shortages at the pumps as motorists panicked when BP announced they were short of tanker drivers and had to close a handful of fuel stations. This has resulted in many people looking into electric vehicles and what they have to offer.

Carguide.co.uk announced that searches had increased by 16 times the average amount in one day!


Crowned the best used electric car in 2021 by What Car? the Nissan LEAF is proving that it stands the test of time through it's reliability and economy. With class-leading space, people are choosing the LEAF as an every day family car with plenty of room in the back seats and loads of boot space. You can view our used LEAF stock here.

And with queues at the pumps driving fuel prices upwards, running an electric car like the LEAF is becoming even cheaper compared to a petrol or diesel vehicle, with it costing less than £10 for a charge that will last over 200 miles. Add in lower maintenance costs and free access to Ultrs Low Emission Zones in London, Birmingham, Brighton, etc. and it's clear that EV's are not just more sustainable, they are more economic. 

If you're interested in brand-new LEAF, West Way & Nissan have teamed up with E.ON Drive and Pod Point to make it incredibly easy to enjoy cheap, fast EV charging at home; plus you can even incorporate the cost of the charger and installation into your finance agreement (2.99% APR Representative). Here are our New LEAF offers.

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