The Dictionary

If you don't know a BEV from a PHEV then this is the place for you

  • ULEZ

    Ultra Low Emission Zone. An area in a city which only allows electric or zero emission vehicles to enter. Driving into it if you aren’t in one will prove to be very expensive.

  • UFC

    Ultra Fast Charging. This is the name for charging speeds of 150 Kw and above, which make it possible to recharge an electric car very quickly, and actually in a similar time to filling up a conventional car with petrol or diesel.

  • ULEV

    Ultra Low Emission Vehicle. A car that uses low-carbon tech and emits less than 75g of CO2/km from its exhaust, making it eligible for grants and benefits from the UK government.