Technology

Electric car battery life explained

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

Do electric cars have gearboxes?

Do electric cars have gears? Do they drive like automatics? We reveal all.

Can solar panels charge an electric car?

Charging your electric car with solar panels is a great way to save money. Read on to find out how

Can I generate my own electricity for my electric car?

Want to cut your costs and environmental footprint even further with your electric car? Consider generating your own electricity either via solar or wind power

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?

Can you store energy you generate?

Generating your own energy through solar or wind is one thing, but to make the most of it, it’s best to be able to store it for later use. A home battery system will allow you to do so

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