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Electric classic cars: iconic models reinvented for the 21st century
Lunaz Bentley
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Electric classic cars: iconic models reinvented for the 21st century

We take a look at what it takes to convert a classic car to electric power, as well as some of the best examples produced to date
14 Apr 2021
Electric car road tax explained
Road tax
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Electric car road tax explained

Are electric and hybrid cars exempt from road tax in the UK? Here's how the current system works
13 Apr 2021
Do electric cars have gearboxes?
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Do electric cars have gearboxes?

Do electric cars have gears? Do they drive like an automatic car? Here's everything you need to know on the subject
8 Apr 2021
How recyclable are batteries from electric cars?
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How recyclable are batteries from electric cars?

Electric cars aim to be 'green', but what about their batteries? Here's what you need to know about electric car battery recycling
8 Apr 2021
Congestion Charge exempt cars: do electric cars have to pay?
Ford Mustang MACH-E
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Congestion Charge exempt cars: do electric cars have to pay?

Do electric cars have to pay the London Congestion Charge? We explain the ins and outs of how this daily levy for driving into the UK's capital affect…
8 Apr 2021
Can I tow a caravan with an electric or a hybrid car?
Toyota Prius towing
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Can I tow a caravan with an electric or a hybrid car?

Want an electric or hybrid car but also need to tow a caravan or trailer? It is possible, but only if you choose the right model
8 Apr 2021
Where can I buy hydrogen and where is my nearest hydrogen filling station?
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Where can I buy hydrogen and where is my nearest hydrogen filling station?

A guide to where you can find UK hydrogen fuel stations for filling up a hydrogen fuel-cell car
7 Apr 2021
Electric car leasing and personal contract hire (PCH) explained
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Electric car leasing and personal contract hire (PCH) explained

Long-term car rental, otherwise known as car leasing or personal contract hire, is an increasingly popular way to purchase a car. This is how it works
1 Apr 2021
Complete guide to the ecarNI charging network
eCarNI
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Complete guide to the ecarNI charging network

Need to charge your electric car on the ecarNI charging network? Here’s how it works
1 Apr 2021
All you need to know about running electric fleet vehicles
Charging
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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
1 Apr 2021
Are electric cars slow? Are electric cars boring?
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Are electric cars slow? Are electric cars boring?

Think electric cars are slow and boring? Wrong: instant torque from electric motors makes them very fast indeed...
1 Apr 2021
Car cleaning tips and advice
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Car cleaning tips and advice

Cleaning your car doesn't need to feel like a chore. Follow our tips to get the best finish and protect your car's paintwork
1 Apr 2021
Home wallbox charger sharing explained
Home charger
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Home wallbox charger sharing explained

We look at why you might consider sharing your home wallbox electric-car charger – and how you can use someone else's if you don't have your own
31 Mar 2021
What is a mild hybrid?
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What is a mild hybrid?

Just what is a mild hybrid car, and how do they work? Our handy guide explains it all
31 Mar 2021
What is an electric car and how do electric cars work?
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What is an electric car and how do electric cars work?

What makes electrics car different from petrols and diesels? And how do electric cars work? We have the answers
31 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network
BP Pulse
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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)
29 Mar 2021
Hybrid car lease: car leasing vs PCP
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Hybrid car lease: car leasing vs PCP

Could leasing be the best option for you? We look at whether leasing is the best way to buy a hybrid car
26 Mar 2021
Electric van lease deals explained
Renault Master Z.E.
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Electric van lease deals explained

Thinking about leasing an electric van? Here's a starter guide
26 Mar 2021
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
25 Mar 2021
Tesla charging stations: a guide to the Tesla Supercharger network
Tesla Superchargers
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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 Tesla owners
25 Mar 2021
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?
25 Mar 2021
Selling electricity back to the grid
V2G
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Selling electricity back to the grid

Electric cars will sell electricity back to the grid in the future, making them even more cost-effective for owners
24 Mar 2021
Electric van tax explained
VW ABT eTransporter
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Electric van tax explained

Fully electric cars are exempt from paying Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) road tax, but how does the law apply to electric vans?
24 Mar 2021
Electric car smart charging explained
Charging
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Electric car smart charging explained

What is smart charging – and is it worth the added cost of installation?
19 Mar 2021
The UK electric car grant and electric van grant explained
Electric car charging
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The UK electric car grant and electric van grant explained

The UK government's plug-in car grant offers buyers up to £2,500 off the price of any brand-new electric car costing less than £35,000; a subsidy is a…
19 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the GeniePoint charging network
BMW i3 charging at GeniePoint
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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
18 Mar 2021
Electric car charging cables explained
Cables
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Electric car charging cables explained

We explore the reasons for buying extra charging cables – and explain the options
17 Mar 2021
Best EV tariffs: electricity deals for electric-car owners
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Best EV tariffs: electricity deals for electric-car owners

Why should you choose a tailored electric-car tariff for your home electricity – and how much can you save?
15 Mar 2021
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network
InstaVolt
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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
3 Mar 2021
Electric car battery life: how to preserve your battery
Ford Mustang MACH-E
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Electric car battery life: how to preserve your battery

All you need to know about extending and preserving the life of the batteries in your electric car or van
2 Mar 2021
What is the cost of running an electric car?
Charging
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What is the cost of running an electric car?

Electric cars are cheaper to run than their petrol and diesel counterparts, but exactly how much does an electric car cost to run?
26 Feb 2021
Complete guide to the GMEV (now Be.EV) charging network
gmev
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Complete guide to the GMEV (now Be.EV) charging network

Greater Manchester's 'GMEV' electric-car charging network was rebranded as 'Be.EV' in 2020, with expansion and improvement on the cards
25 Feb 2021
What is CHAdeMO charging?
CHAdeMO port
Charging

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
25 Feb 2021
How to hire an electric car: rental and subscription services explained
SEAT Mii electric
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How to hire an electric car: rental and subscription services explained

Everything you need to know about hiring an electric car in the UK, for a one-off trip, pay-as-you-go, or on a longer-term basis
24 Feb 2021