Own Electric

DrivingElectric’s Own Electric advice is brought to you in partnership with Volkswagen. Electric mobility is at the heart of Volkswagen’s future, and with more than 30 electric models planned by 2025, it really is leading the charge. In 2019 it will launch its ID. brand which will focus on models designed from the ground up to deliver the range, charging time and style electric car buyers demand.


What is a mild hybrid?

You've no doubt heard of hybrid cars, but what exactly is 'mild hybrid' technology? Allow us to explain...

What is an electric car?

Not quite sure what an electric car is, or how it differs from a petrol or diesel vehicle? We make things clear

What is a plug-in hybrid, or PHEV?

Plug-in hybrids are an ideal compromise if you're unsure if a fully-electric car is for you. We explain all.

What is a hybrid car?

We reveal what a hybrid car is, and how they work

How to choose a home wallbox charger

If you're going electric, a wallbox charger is a must-have item. We give you the lowdown.

The complete guide to charging an electric car

Are you considering an electric or plug-in hybrid car? Here's how and where to charge it

Electric cars and road tax

How much will it cost you to tax your electric car? We explain all

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Motability and electric vehicles

Electric cars are available on the Motability scheme. Here's what you need to know.