Charging

Honda launches 'e:PROGRESS' intelligent home charging service
Honda e:PROGRESS charging
Honda

Honda launches 'e:PROGRESS' intelligent home charging service

UK is first market in Europe for the service, which promises £475 average annual savings on energy bills
14 Apr 2021
Octopus Electric Juice 'roaming' service adds Shell Recharge network access
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Octopus Electric Juice 'roaming' service adds Shell Recharge network access

Octopus Energy's Electric Juice service gives access to multiple electric-car charging networks, with all payments appearing on a single bill
12 Apr 2021
Volkswagen and Tesco Pod Point charging network hits 500,000 charges milestone
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Volkswagen and Tesco Pod Point charging network hits 500,000 charges milestone

Pod Point electric-car charging is being rolled out to 600 Tesco supermarket car parks around the UK
8 Apr 2021
Complete guide to the ecarNI charging network
eCarNI
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Complete guide to the ecarNI charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the ecarNI charging network? Here’s how it works
1 Apr 2021
Home wallbox charger sharing explained
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Home wallbox charger sharing explained

We look at why you might consider sharing your home wallbox electric-car charger – and how you can use someone else's if you don't have your own
31 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network
BP Pulse
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Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network

This is how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the BP Pulse public charging network (formerly known as Polar Plus)
29 Mar 2021
How to choose the best home EV charger
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How to choose the best home EV charger

If you’re buying an electric or plug-in hybrid car, you’ll want a home EV charger to top up the battery
25 Mar 2021
Tesla charging stations: a guide to the Tesla Supercharger network
Tesla Superchargers
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Tesla charging stations: a guide to the Tesla Supercharger network

The Tesla Supercharger network is expanding fast, providing reliable rapid charging throughout the UK for Tesla owners
25 Mar 2021
How much does it cost to charge an electric vehicle?
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How much does it cost to charge an electric vehicle?

Very low running costs are one of the main reasons to switch to an electric car. But how much do they cost to charge exactly?
25 Mar 2021
Electric car smart charging explained
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Electric car smart charging explained

What is smart charging – and is it worth the added cost of installation?
19 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the GeniePoint charging network
BMW i3 charging at GeniePoint
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Complete guide to the GeniePoint charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the GeniePoint charging network? Here’s all you need to know
18 Mar 2021
Electric car charging cables explained
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Electric car charging cables explained

We explore the reasons for buying extra charging cables – and explain the options
17 Mar 2021
Best EV tariffs: electricity deals for electric-car owners
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Best EV tariffs: electricity deals for electric-car owners

Why should you choose a tailored electric-car tariff for your home electricity – and how much can you save?
15 Mar 2021
Upgrades coming for UK’s Electric Highway motorway charging network
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Upgrades coming for UK’s Electric Highway motorway charging network

New chargers and improvements for existing tech, including contactless payment, are on the way for the motorway charging network in the UK
12 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network
InstaVolt
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Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network

Need to charge up your electric car on the InstaVolt charging network? Here’s how it works
3 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the GMEV (now Be.EV) charging network
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Complete guide to the GMEV (now Be.EV) charging network

Greater Manchester's 'GMEV' electric-car charging network was rebranded as 'Be.EV' in 2020, with expansion and improvement on the cards
25 Feb 2021
What is CHAdeMO charging?
CHAdeMO port
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What is CHAdeMO charging?

CHAdeMO is a rapid-charging DC standard, allowing fast charging of the Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Plug-In and many other models
25 Feb 2021
Free electric-car charging: Does it exist? How do you get it?
Fiat 500 charging
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Free electric-car charging: Does it exist? How do you get it?

Our guide to charging your electric car without shelling out – and the situations when you should pay
23 Feb 2021
Complete guide to the electric car charging point grant
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Complete guide to the electric car charging point grant

The electric car wallbox charger grant makes installing a home charger cheaper and easier. Here's how it works
15 Feb 2021
What is fast charging? What is rapid charging?
Rapid charging
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What is fast charging? What is rapid charging?

Fast charging and rapid charging are two phrases often associated with electric car charging, but what's the difference between the two? We explain al…
29 Jan 2021
Complete guide to the ChargePlace Scotland charging network
ChargePlace Scotland
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Complete guide to the ChargePlace Scotland charging network

Need to charge up your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the ChargePlace Scotland charging network? Here's all you need to know about how it works
29 Jan 2021
Complete guide to Rolec EV home chargers
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Complete guide to Rolec EV home chargers

Rolec EV makes a wide range of electric-vehicle chargers: these are the ones most suited to your home
29 Jan 2021
Complete guide to the Osprey (formerly Engenie) charging network
Engenie charge point
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Complete guide to the Osprey (formerly Engenie) charging network

Everything you need to know about charging your car on the Osprey network – formerly known as Engenie
29 Jan 2021
What is vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging?
Nissan Leaf charging
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What is vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charging?

It won’t be long before your electric car will be able to sell electricity back to the grid from its batteries, helping you save even more money
28 Jan 2021
How long does it take to charge an electric car?
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How long does it take to charge an electric car?

Charging an electric car can take a matter of minutes or days, depending on what method you use. Here, we take a look at the ins and outs of the proce…
28 Jan 2021
What are kWh and Ah?
Renault Twizy
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What are kWh and Ah?

Electric cars bring with them with lots of new terminology, but it's mostly easy to understand once you've grasped the jargon
28 Jan 2021
Complete guide to the IONITY charging network
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Complete guide to the IONITY charging network

The manufacturer-backed IONITY rapid-charging network is expanding across the UK and Europe – here's all you need to know
28 Jan 2021
Complete guide to Pod Point home chargers
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Complete guide to Pod Point home chargers

Find out all you need to know about the Pod Point Solo home wallbox charger for electric cars
26 Jan 2021
Complete guide to the Ubitricity charging network
Ubitricity
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Complete guide to the Ubitricity charging network

Using the Ubitricity charging network? You’ll need a special cable to gain access to cheaper tariffs…
25 Jan 2021
Wireless charging for electric cars explained
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Wireless charging for electric cars explained

What is wireless charging and how does wireless charging for electric and hybrid cars work? Find out here...
12 Jan 2021
Can solar panels charge an electric car?
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Can solar panels charge an electric car?

Charging your electric car with solar panels is a great way to save money in the long run. We explain why...
8 Jan 2021
What is a wallbox charger?
Wallbox charger
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What is a wallbox charger?

What is a wallbox charger? What does it do? Do you really need one? Here, we answer the most common questions about these devices
8 Jan 2021
What happens when an electric car runs out?
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What happens when an electric car runs out?

Just like running out of fuel, an electric car can run out of power. Here's how to avoid it – and what to do if the worst happens
30 Dec 2020
How to find electric car charging points: Zap Map
Zap Map
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How to find electric car charging points: Zap Map

This handy app and website helps you quickly find a place to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle, all over the UK
9 Dec 2020