Vauxhall teams up with British Gas

People pining for the award-winning Vauxhall Ampera now have even more reason to swoon.

Thanks to a tie up with British Gas, Vauxhall will be making the car available with a kit that enables it to be charged from flat to full in four hours - two hours less than usual.

People using one of the kits will be able to charge their vehicle at home thanks to a home charge point provided as part of the deal.

Motorists will benefit from a faster charging time because of the increase in the amount of power made available through the Home Charging Solution.

Once the vehicle has finished charging it will be able to do 50 miles without creating any tailpipe emissions.

The Home Charging Solution is priced £799. But people living in the Government's 'plugged-in places' can apply for substantial discounts.

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