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

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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 Low Emitting Vehicles (OLEV) offers a cash payment of up to £350 to help drivers of electric vehicles in...

EV charging sockets explained

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

The Benefits of driving an Electric Car

Electric vehicles emit no carbon dioxide (CO2) nitrous oxide (NOx) or any other harmful particulates, so in comparison t...

Driving long distance in an electric vehicle

When planning a long journey in an electric vehicle there are a few important things to consider, such as when you inten...

Electric Vehicle Charging Times

The time it takes to charge an electric vehicle can vary greatly depending on the vehicle and the charging method used. ...

The cost of charging an electric vehicle

Charging an electric vehicle costs significantly less than fuelling a traditional petrol or diesel vehicle. However, the...