The increased weight of an Electric Vehicle battery, coupled with the instant torque from the electric motor, places additional stresses on steering and suspension components, making their replacement a frequent job, according to EV servicing and repairs specialist Cleevely EV.
By 2020, the sheer volume of work seen at Cleevely EV highlighted a shortage of EV parts in the supply chain. “We had customers coming to us in big numbers, many hanging around for the day having travelled a long way,“ said Matt Cleevely. “If their car failed an MOT or we found ball joint play during a service, they’d be stuck because we couldn’t get the parts.” So, they launched their own EV parts department and now support other garages.
The steering and suspension range includes high quality suspension arms, ball joints and bushes for the UK’s most popular EVs. Orders placed before 10.30am are packed and dispatched for next day delivery.
“We deliberately only stock parts for EV-specific models,” said Matt. “If it’s a steering and suspension part for a petrol or diesel derived EV, these are readily available from your local factor.”
Garages can order parts from Cleevely EV online at www.cleevelyev.co.uk/ev-parts-shop/ Alternatively, they can call 01242 308006 to place an order.