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Martin Saarinen

Can an electric car go through a car wash?
Can an electric car go through a car wash?
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Can an electric car go through a car wash?

There's no need to worry – it's perfectly safe to take an electric car into a car wash
9 Sep 2022
The complete guide to charging an electric car
Charging at work
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The complete guide to charging an electric car

How to charge any electric or hybrid car using a plug: everything you need to know explained
23 Aug 2022
Are electric cars slow? Are electric cars boring?
Lotus Evija
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Are electric cars slow? Are electric cars boring?

Think electric cars are slow and boring? Wrong: instant torque from electric motors makes them very fast indeed...
3 May 2022
What are lithium-ion batteries?
What are lithium-ion batteries?
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What are lithium-ion batteries?

Lithium-ion batteries are found in most electric vehicles, but what exactly are they and how do they work?
16 Mar 2022
Is an electric car safe in a crash?
ZOE crash test
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Is an electric car safe in a crash?

What happens to electric-car batteries in a crash? Don't worry; the answer is reassuring...
28 Jul 2021
Can I generate my own electricity for my electric car?
EV parked next to solar and wind farm
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Can I generate my own electricity for my electric car?

Using solar panels or a wind turbine for home generation could make your electric car even greener
26 Jul 2021
Car insurance: how to get a cheap deal
Calculator
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Car insurance: how to get a cheap deal

Struggling to get a cheap deal on your car insurance? We've asked the experts to see why that might be the case
20 May 2020
Is buying a used electric or hybrid car a good idea?
Electric cars
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Is buying a used electric or hybrid car a good idea?

Buying a used electric or hybrid car can save you a lot of money, but there are things to look out for before taking the plunge...
12 Nov 2019
Can you store energy you generate?
Nissan Futures
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Can you store energy you generate?

Generating your own energy through solar or wind is one thing, but you'll need a home battery system to make the most of it
11 Oct 2019
Are electric cars expensive to service?
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Are electric cars expensive to service?

Worried about electric vehicles being expensive to service? Good news: they're generally cheaper than their petrols and diesels...
9 Oct 2019