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Electric car loans and grants in Scotland: a complete guide
Vauxhall Corsa-e and Renault ZOE
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Electric car loans and grants in Scotland: a complete guide

If you live in Scotland and are looking to buy an electric car, there are a number of government schemes to help out
21 Jan 2021
Are electric cars expensive to insure?
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Are electric cars expensive to insure?

Electric cars tend to cost more to buy than conventional cars, but are they also more expensive to insure? We explain all here
19 Jan 2021
Tesla charging stations: a guide to the Tesla Supercharger network
Tesla Superchargers
Tesla

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 owners of the American brand's cars
19 Jan 2021
Do electric cars need an MOT?
BMW i3
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Do electric cars need an MOT?

It may be different to run and drive, but your electric car still needs an MOT test. Here’s what you need to know
18 Jan 2021
Wireless charging for electric cars explained
Wireless charging
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Wireless charging for electric cars explained

What is wireless charging and how does wireless charging for electric and hybrid cars work? Find out here...
12 Jan 2021
Electric-car conversions: can I build my own electric car?
Electric car conversion
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Electric-car conversions: can I build my own electric car?

The idea of carrying out your own electric-car conversion seems tempting, but you’ll need specialist knowledge and it won't be cheap
8 Jan 2021
Can solar panels charge an electric car?
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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...
8 Jan 2021
Do electric cars have gearboxes?
Drive selector
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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 Jan 2021
Will an electric car work in the winter?
Winter driving
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Will an electric car work in the winter?

Worried about a cold snap immobilising your electric car? Here, we explain how cold weather affects electric vehicles
8 Jan 2021
What is a wallbox charger?
Wallbox charger
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What is a wallbox charger?

What is a wallbox charger? What does it do? Do you really need one? Here, we answer the most common questions about these devices
8 Jan 2021
Hybrid vans: all you need to know
Ford Transit Custom PHEV
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Hybrid vans: all you need to know

Hybrid vans could bring significant fuel and tax savings to your business, but are they right for you and your company? Here's all you need to know on…
8 Jan 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
8 Jan 2021
Complete guide to Pod Point home chargers
Pod Point wallbox
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Complete guide to Pod Point home chargers

Find out all you need to know about the Pod Point Solo home wallbox charger for electric cars
8 Jan 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…
7 Jan 2021
What is torque? Definition, equations and units explained
Towing
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What is torque? Definition, equations and units explained

You'll often see reference to a car's 'torque' figure, but what is this exactly and what does it mean? We explain
30 Dec 2020
What happens when an electric car runs out?
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What happens when an electric car runs out?

Just like running out of fuel, an electric car can run out of power. Here's how to avoid it – and what to do if the worst happens
30 Dec 2020
What is a range extender and how do they work?
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What is a range extender and how do they work?

Range extenders are another form of electric car. They help eliminate range anxiety while maintaining many of the benefits of a purely electric car
27 Dec 2020
Complete guide to the InstaVolt charging network
InstaVolt charger
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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
21 Dec 2020
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
17 Dec 2020
How to find electric car charging points: Zap Map
Zap Map
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How to find electric car charging points: Zap Map

This handy app and website helps you quickly find a place to charge your electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle, all over the UK
9 Dec 2020
Electric classic cars: iconic models reinvented for the 21st century
Lunaz Range Rover
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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
7 Dec 2020
Electric car charging points near me: UK map and network guide
Charging

Electric car charging points near me: UK map and network guide

Use our simple guide to find your nearest electric car charging points for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles
3 Dec 2020
Complete guide to the BP Pulse (formerly Polar Plus) charging network
BP Pulse chargers
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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)
3 Dec 2020
Complete guide to BP Pulse (formerly Chargemaster) home chargers
BP Chargemaster wallbox
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Complete guide to BP Pulse (formerly Chargemaster) home chargers

Everything you need to know about BP Pulse (formerly known as BP Chargemaster) home wallbox chargers
3 Dec 2020
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
27 Nov 2020
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
26 Nov 2020
How recyclable are batteries from electric cars?
Batteries
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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
23 Nov 2020
What is a self-charging hybrid?
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What is a self-charging hybrid?

The term 'self-charging hybrid' is appearing increasingly frequently, but what exactly does it mean? Here, we outline the upsides and downsides of thi…
21 Nov 2020
Complete guide to the IONITY charging network
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Complete guide to the IONITY charging network

The manufacturer-backed IONITY rapid-charging network is expanding across the UK and Europe – here's all you need to know
20 Nov 2020
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?
17 Nov 2020
How to hire an electric car: rental and subscription services explained
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How to hire an electric car: rental and subscription services explained

An in-depth guide to hiring an electric car in the UK, whether on a pay-as-you-go basis, for a one-off trip or on a no-commitment longer-term basis
17 Nov 2020
Electric van lease deals explained
Renault Master Z.E. electric van
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Electric van lease deals explained

Thinking about leasing an electric van? Here's a starter guide
17 Nov 2020
Buying an electric car on hire purchase (HP) explained
Car finance delaer
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Buying an electric car on hire purchase (HP) explained

Hire purchase finance remains a very popular way of buying a car in the UK. This is how it works
17 Nov 2020
Buying an electric car using PCP (Personal Contract Purchase)
Car dealer finance
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Buying an electric car using PCP (Personal Contract Purchase)

PCP is the most popular type of car finance. This is how it works
17 Nov 2020