Charging

Ionity chargers charging
What is fast charging? What is rapid charging?

Fast charging and rapid charging are two phrases often associated with electric cars, but what's the difference? We explain all

Gridserve electric forecourt
UK’s first electric forecourt to open in November

Essex charging facility to boast charging for 30 cars at up to 350kW, along with food and retail outlets

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

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

Citroen e-Dispatch
How to run a zero-emissions van

Looking to save money by purchasing a zero-emissions electric van? Read these tips before heading to the dealer

Tesla charging at Instavolt charger
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network

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

Volkswagen e-Transporter charging
Electric van charging guide

How to charge an electric van is a key consideration for new and potential electric vehicle owners, but it’s a lot easier than you might think

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 BP Chargemaster’s Polar Plus public charging network

BMW i3 charging at GeniePoint
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

Complete guide to the IONITY charging network

The manufacturer-backed IONITY rapid-charging network is expanding across the UK and Europe – this is all you need to know

Wallbox charger
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

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 GMEV (now Be.EV) charging network

In June 2020, Greater Manchester's 'GMEV' electric-car charging network was rebranded as 'Be.EV', with expansion and improvement on the cards

Peugeot 508 Hybrid charging
EV Charge Online service rolls out software updates and new features

UK charging point access service works with 4,000 charging points

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...

Home wallbox electric car charger
What is a wallbox charger?

What is a wallbox charger? What does it do? Do you really need one? We answer the most common questions

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...

Nissan Leaf charging
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

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

Porsche Taycan charging
Electric car charging points UK: government sets out vision for nationwide network

At least six 150kW points planned for every motorway services in England by 2023