Charging

Tesla charging stations: a guide to the Tesla Supercharger network
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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 owners of the American brand's cars
19 Jan 2021
Wireless charging for electric cars explained
Wireless charging
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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
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
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
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network
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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
21 Dec 2020
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
17 Dec 2020
How to find electric car charging points: 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
UK’s first Gridserve Electric Forecourt opens for business
Gridserve Electric Forecourt
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UK’s first Gridserve Electric Forecourt opens for business

Gridserve's Essex charging facility boasts charging for 30 cars at up to 350kW, along with food and retail outlets
7 Dec 2020
Electric car charging points near me: UK map and network guide
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Electric car charging points near me: UK map and network guide

Use our simple guide to find your nearest electric car charging points for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles
3 Dec 2020
Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network
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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)
3 Dec 2020
Complete guide to BP Pulse (formerly Chargemaster) home chargers
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Complete guide to BP Pulse (formerly Chargemaster) home chargers

Everything you need to know about BP Pulse (formerly known as BP Chargemaster) home wallbox chargers
3 Dec 2020
Electric-car charging market set for government examination
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Electric-car charging market set for government examination

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a market study on electric-vehicle charging in the UK
3 Dec 2020
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
20 Nov 2020
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?
17 Nov 2020
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...
17 Nov 2020
Complete guide to the Source London charging network
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Complete guide to the Source London charging network

Not familiar with the Source London charging network? Here’s how to sign up, pay and charge
15 Oct 2020
Complete guide to the ChargePlace Scotland charging network
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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
9 Oct 2020
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…
29 Sep 2020
What is fast charging? What is 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 cars, but what's the difference? We explain all
16 Sep 2020
How to run a zero-emissions van
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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
19 Aug 2020
Electric van charging guide
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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
17 Aug 2020
Complete guide to the GeniePoint charging network
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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
12 Aug 2020
Complete guide to the GMEV (now Be.EV) charging network
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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
6 Jul 2020
EV Charge Online service rolls out software updates and new features
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EV Charge Online service rolls out software updates and new features

UK charging point access service works with 4,000 charging points
25 Jun 2020
What is vehicle-to-grid (V2G) 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
4 Jun 2020
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 May 2020
Electric car charging points UK: government sets out vision for nationwide network
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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
15 May 2020
Q&A: James Wehner, chief technology officer, Engenie
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Q&A: James Wehner, chief technology officer, Engenie

Former McDonald's global product director joins charging network as CTO, with a focus on the customer experience
13 May 2020
Milton Keynes electric-car owners invited to charging technology trial
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Milton Keynes electric-car owners invited to charging technology trial

Smart charging, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) and battery storage technology included; equipment can be retained
12 May 2020
Complete guide to Andersen home charging points
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Complete guide to Andersen home charging points

Find out more about the stylishly designed wallbox and floor-mounted chargers from this UK manufacturer
28 Apr 2020
What is CHAdeMO charging?
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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
20 Mar 2020
Electric car wallbox installation: the complete guide
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Electric car wallbox installation: the complete guide

Ever wondered what a electric car home charger installation entails? We reveal all
13 Mar 2020
The complete guide to charging an electric car
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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...
4 Mar 2020
Audi e-tron charging service launched for electric and plug-in hybrid owners
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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
24 Jan 2020