For Drivers

Considering going electric? Our guides cover everything from costs and grants all the way through to technology.

Getting the most out of your EV’s range

Nowhere is the relationship between your right foot and vehicle efficiency more obvious than in an electric car. With th...

Regenerative braking explained

Regenerative braking: it’s a bit like money for nothing. Regenerative braking uses the car’s forward momentum whe...

Why are EV charging rates quoted at up to 80 per cent?

Charging times are always a concern for any fleet driver new to an EV, or those contemplating the move to an electric ca...

EV Glossary and Key Terms

The electric vehicle market effectively comes with its own language. It’s something similar to that associated with e...

Electric cars with the best range in 2022

If you like the idea of switching to an electric car, but don’t want to have to stop and charge on long trips, driving...

MPG to kWh – electric car efficiency explained

Electric vehicles are considerably more efficient than petrol or diesel models, but that doesn’t mean all EVs are high...

EV charging infrastructure improves, offers quicker charging

Here’s some good news. That impediment to electric vehicle ownership - the lack of infrastructure - is improving. L...

Choosing an EV – when you live in a flat

If you live in an apartment, or perhaps a block of flats with shared parking, choosing an EV might seem an unlikely idea...

Choosing an EV – when you drive lots of miles for your job

High-mileage drivers are generally steered away from electric cars. They are seen as not suitable for drivers whose dail...

Choosing an EV – when you have your own driveway or garage

Those drivers with their own driveway, or a garage attached to their property, are in pole position to begin the success...

OLEV Grant

The Office for Zero Emitting Vehicles (OZEV) offers a cash payment of up to £350 for people who live in rental accommod...

EV charging sockets explained

When it comes to charging an electric vehicle, there are two connectors to consider – the connector on the vehicle, an...

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