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...

Can you store energy you generate?

Generating your own energy through solar or wind is one thing, but you'll need a home battery system to make the most of it

What is an electric car?

What makes an electric car different from a petrol or diesel one? We make things clear...

Can I generate my own electricity for my electric car?

Want to cut your costs and environmental footprint even further with your electric car? Why not consider solar or wind power?

Do electric cars have gearboxes?

Do electric cars have gears? Do they drive like automatics? Here's everything you need to know

Electric car battery life explained

Everything you need to know about your electric car's battery life

What are kWh and Ah?

Electric vehicles come with a lot of new terminology. However, it’s not all that complicated, and once grasped will make understanding electric vehicles even easier

Electric cars vs hybrid cars vs plug-in hybrids

Electric cars, hybrids and plug-in hybrids all have their pros and cons, but which is best for you?

What is a hydrogen car?

A hydrogen car may sound like science fiction, but they are here and will likely be another form of mainstream motoring in the future. Read on to find out how they work

What is a range extender?

Range extenders are another form of electric cars. They help eliminate range anxiety while maintaining many of the benefits of an all-electric car

What are lithium-ion batteries?

Lithium-ion batteries are now associated with electric vehicles, but what exactly are they and how do they work?

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 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