Charging

What if an electric car runs out?

Like a petrol or diesel car running out of fuel, an electric car can run out of power. The good news is that the growing UK charging infrastructure means it's unlikely you'll be left stranded

Renault Kangoo Z.E.
Electric van charging guide

The idea of charging an electric van is a big change for new and potential electric vehicle owners, but it’s a lot easier than you might think

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

How much does it cost to charge an electric vehicle?

Ultra-low row running costs are one of the best reasons to go electric: here's now much charging will cost...

BP Chargemaster Polar chargers
Complete guide to the Polar Plus charging network

This is how to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid car on the Polar Plus charging network

Audi e-tron charging service card
Audi e-tron charging service launched for electric and plug-in hybrid owners

New service for owners of electrified Audis gives access to 18 charging networks through a single card, as well as reduced charging fees

Nissan Leaf charging
Funding for on-street charge points doubled to £10m

On-street residential charging points get government funding boost to help electric-car owners without driveways or garages

IONITY rapid-charging network introduces metered pricing

Manufacturer-backed rapid-charging network introduces new pricing structure as expansion continues

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...

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

Charging an electric car can take a matter of minutes or days, depending on how you charge it. Here are the ins and outs explained...

Tesco Pod Point Volkswagen charging
Volkswagen and Tesco Pod Point charging network hits 100 sites

Pod Point charging is now available at 100 of a planned 600 Tesco stores around the UK

The complete guide to charging an electric car

Exactly how do you charge an electric or plug-in hybrid car? Don't worry, it's really easy...

Zap-map
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

eVolt charger
Complete guide to eVolt home charging stations

eVolt is a sub-brand of Swarco that makes two electric-vehicle chargers but they aren’t common in the UK

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...

Tesla Supercharger
Tesla charging stations: complete guide to the Tesla Supercharger network

The Tesla Supercharger network is expanding quickly, providing reliable rapid charging throughout the UK

Complete guide to the Shell Recharge charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the Shell Recharge charging network? Here’s how it works

Complete guide to the ChargeYourCar charging network

Find out how to charge you electric car or plug-in hybrid from this network of UK charge points

Complete guide to the GMEV charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the GMEV charging network? This is how it works

Complete guide to the ESB ecars charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the ESB ecars charging network? This is how it works