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Electric car breakdown cover

Drive a hybrid or electric vehicle?

Our expert mobile mechanics can rescue you too

Breakdown cover for your hybrid or electric car

Drive an electric vehicle or hybrid car? You'll be reassured to know that our trained experts are on hand to help you at the roadside if you break down. We'll come out whether you drive a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid or a battery electric vehicle.

  • Battery run out? We'll tow you to a charging point or your destination – whichever's nearer.
  • Our trusty mechanics are High Voltage Awareness trained – so you're in safe hands.
  • We'll repair all other faults as standard.

You can also find your nearest charging point with our handy app. Choose from more than 500 hook-ups, which can be filtered by connection type, to find the right one for your vehicle.

Buy breakdown cover today

It's quick and easy to cover your electric vehicle. Just buy online through the link below, and you'll enjoy all the standard features and benefits that come with our breakdown cover.

Exclam 800black 3 Broken down?

Member or not, we can help. Call 24/7 on 0800 88 77 66

Member or not, we can help. Call us 24/7 on 0800 88 77 66

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Do I need special breakdown cover for an electric car?

No. Your breakdown cover with us includes electric and hybrid vehicles, not just petrol and diesel ones. That means you don't need a different policy if you drive an electric car.

All our mechanics are High Voltage Awareness trained, so they're fully qualified to take a look at electric car batteries. All other faults will be repaired as standard.

How much does hybrid and electric breakdown cover cost?

It doesn't cost any more than standard cover. Our policies cover traditional diesel and petrol vehicles as well as electric ones.

Our breakdown cover starts from just a few pounds a month, with different types of policies to suit you.

What should I do if my hybrid or electric vehicle breaks down?

Firstly, stay safe. Follow this link for safety steps: Breakdown Safety

Next, contact us so we can get help to you as quickly as possible.

  • You can use our app to let us know you've broken down and send us your location. Our tap and track feature lets you track the mechanic as he arrives at your car.
  • Share your location on our quick online form and we'll send a mechanic out to you.
  • Give us a call on 0800 88 77 66 to let us know you've broken down. We'll get you sorted.
Can an electric car be fixed at the roadside?

If your battery runs flat, we won't be able to fix it at the roadside. But we'll get you going again as quickly as possible by towing you to the nearest charging station. Once your car's had a charge, you'll be good to go.

For any other faults, we fix them as standard. If it's a flat tyre or a lost key, we can usually fix it there and then. In fact, we fix 8 out of 10 cars at the roadside, so you're in safe hands.

What happens if my electric car runs out of battery?

We'll tow you to the nearest charging station or to your destination - whichever's closer. Just contact us and we'll get you going again.

Download our handy app to make sure you don't run out of battery out the road. We've got more than 500 charging stations listed to help you find one nearby.

Can my electric car be towed to a charging point?

Yes. Let us know you've broken down and we'll send out one of our trusted mechanics to tow you to the nearest charging point.

Good to know

Terms and conditions apply.

AA Breakdown Cover is arranged by Automobile Association Insurance Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). You can check their register online. Registered office: Fanum House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4EA. Registered in England and Wales number 2414212.

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0800 085 2721

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Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm.

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