Aviva is providing more cover for hybrid and electric vehicles


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We understand that alternatively fuelled vehicles have different demands, which is why we've increased covers for both hybrid and fully electric vehicles across our digitally traded Minifleet product. 

What’s new?

From 20 August 2023, the following cover will come as standard on both Fast Trade and eTrade:

  • Charge points - Cover now added where damage occurs to the charging post
  • Charging cables and connecting components - Cover now added for charging cable, adaptor or refuelling connecting components
  • Electric vehicle battery - Cover for damage to the vehicle’s high voltage battery, caused by any power surge whilst the battery is being charged

And for fully electric vehicles we’re also adding:

  • Electric vehicle out of charge recovery - Cover for charging a fully electric vehicle’s high voltage battery, with enough power to get to the nearest working public charge point

Why have we made this change?

From 2030, the Government will end the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans. This is already having an impact, with many businesses already either making the switch, or starting to consider the merits of an electric fleet. 

We’re committed to our Net Zero by 2040 ambition1, and we want to better support you as the UK transitions to electric vehicles (EVs).

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In UK commercial, the insurance market remains challenging for insurance brokers and customers, due to the ongoing economic conditions. Aviva Insurance are focusing on improving our processes to ensure Aviva provide commercial customers with insurance cover at an acceptable price. Insurance brokers also recognised our excellent customer service by voting us Insurance Times General Insurer of the Year in 2012, for the second year running. youTalk-insurance sharing Aviva insurance news and video.

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