The Nationwide Franchised Sellers Affiliation’s (NFDA) Electrical Automobile Authorized (EVA) accreditation scheme has launched a brand new Aftersales Pilot Group because it reaches 300 members.
The EVA scheme launched in 2019 to encourage retailers to boost their experience within the electrical car sector and help client confidence because the market strikes in the direction of EVs. It’s endorsed and subsidised by the Authorities’s Workplace for Zero Emission Autos (OZEV) and is independently audited by Vitality Saving Belief.
There at the moment are greater than 300 EVA accredited websites unfold throughout the UK and, whereas there are a lot of extra sellers within the pipeline to be authorized, there are nonetheless areas obtainable.
The EVA requirements be certain that customers will expertise a welcoming environment constructed across the EV tradition, neutral recommendation on switching to an electrical car, distinctive ranges of product information, EV educated and accredited technicians, on-site chargers, EV courtesy automobiles and extra.
Following the success of the scheme, EVA has launch a brand new Aftersales Pilot Group. The Aftersales requirements mirror the standard EVA ones, though they’ve been tailored to go well with companies who solely restore and repair EVs.
Sue Robinson, NFDA chief govt, mentioned: “Retailers play an important position in driving motorists to embrace low and nil emission automobiles. Because the variety of EVs on the highway continues to extend, EV repairers will even should be recognised and we’re delighted to additional broaden the EVA scheme into aftersales.
“Congratulations to all of the retailers who’ve achieved their EVA accreditation. Speaking experience by the EVA badge reassures clients and boosts their confidence.
“We stay up for extending our collaboration with the Authorities’s Workplace for Zero Emission Autos (OZEV) and Vitality Saving Belief, permitting EVA to proceed to assist electrifying transport”.