Your questions answered

If you need to know more before taking the plunge with an electric car, you're in the right place. We've answered all the frequently-asked questions about the electric cars. Plus, you can send your questions directly to us at hello@drivingelectric.com

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

Electric-car conversions: can I build my own electric car?

The idea of doing your own electric-car conversion seems tempting, but you’ll need specialist knowledge

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 Rolec EV home chargers

Rolec EV makes a wide range of electric-vehicle chargers: these are the ones most suited to your home

Peugeot 508 PHEV
How much is the company-car tax on an electric car?

Electric cars are tax-exempt when bought privately, but you'll have to pay company-car tax if purchased through an employer

Complete guide to the Tesla Powerwall

What is the Tesla Powerwall, and how could it benefit your home? Here’s your complete guide

What is regenerative braking?

An easy guide to regen braking; what it is, how it works and why you needn’t be afraid of it

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?

We reveal the facts about charging your electric car

Do electric cars have gearboxes?

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

Can I tow a caravan with an electric or a hybrid car?

Want to go electric, but also need to tow a caravan? This is perfectly possible, but you'll need the right car...

Congestion Charge and Nissan Leaf
London Congestion Charge and electric cars

Are electric cars exempt from the London Congestion Charge? We explain the rules and regulations

Complete guide to char.gy lamp-post chargers

UK firm char.gy offers councils two electric-car charging solutions for on-street parking

Six ways to get the best range from your electric car

Ever wanted to know how to get more mileage from a charge? Here's how

Complete guide to EO Charging home charging stations

Everything you need to know about EO Charging’s home wallbox, electric-car charging line-up

All you need to know about running electric fleet vehicles

Find out the pros and cons of your business running electric cars, and whether now is the time for your fleet to go electric

What is a self-charging hybrid?

Self-charging hybrid cars are becoming more and more popular, but what are they exactly? We outline the pros and cons...

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

London buses
London ULEZ: what is the London Ultra Low Emission Zone?

The London Ultra Low Emission Zone comes into force today: find out if your car will incur a charge…

Formula E grid
Formula E 2018 - 2019 season: calendar, teams and drivers

Your guide to the cars, drivers and schedule of the 2018/19 Formula E season for electric racing cars