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Are all electric cars automatic?

The world is undergoing an automotive revolution and electric cars are at the forefront. With electric vehicles increasing in popularity and projections showing that global revenue from electric cars sales is expected to quintuple by 2027, it’s natural that drivers have many questions about what is on offer on the market. As electric cars cannot […]

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How to apply for electric vehicle charging station

Sales of electric vehicles are growing rapidly in the UK. In 2020, total sales of electric cars more than doubled, despite a difficult overall year for the motor industry. Ensuring that you can easily charge your car at your home is an important requirement, which reduces both stress and costs for any driver of an […]

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What is the cheapest electric car?

By 2030, petrol cars in the UK will be no more, and instead, the roads will be busy with electric vehicles. With this in mind, now may be the best time to start looking into electric cars and waving goodbye to traditionally fuelled vehicles slowly. The ban on petrol is not in place just yet. […]

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How clean are electric vehicles?

Automakers and drivers alike are now accepting that electric vehicles (EVs) are not a passing fad. New models are being released from a wider range of manufacturers every year and more households are using EVs in favour of fossil fuel-powered cars. The increased popularity of electric cars is driven by their eco-friendly reputation. Rather than […]

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How to charge an electric car in the UK

Charging electric vehicles (EVs) isn’t a challenging task and essentially involves plugging them into a dedicated charge point via a cable to replenish their battery pack. Here in the United Kingdom, you’ll find four different locations for charging: at work, at home, at service stations and at some public sites. From driving equipped with your […]

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Are electric vehicles the best solution to the problem of pollution?

Air pollution is a major problem in cities and densely populated urban areas and has been for decades. It’s largely caused by traditional motor vehicles which are powered by gasoline and diesel, which emit substances like carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and other particulate matter. Researchers have linked these substances to the development of asthma, lung […]

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Which electric cars have the longest range in 2021?

A key concern of every car buyer considering an electric vehicle (EV) is range. The distance an electric car can cover using a single charge can be an important factor for many, depending on their driving habits. The good news is that the latest EVs are capable of sufficient range to answer most drivers’ needs […]

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New EVs for 2021

It has become clear that vehicles powered by fossils fuels are bad for our environment. A new wave of electric vehicles is starting to emerge and is on the rise. According to The Economist, the proportion of vehicles powered by electricity is only going to keep growing, and quickly. This new era of vehicles will […]

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Do electric vehicles pay road tax?

If you’re assessing the cost of an electric vehicle (EV) prior to purchasing one you may be wondering how they measure up in terms of Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) known colloquially as road tax. In the next sections, we’ll explore road tax for electric vehicles including how much it costs and how it’s calculated. Road […]

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Are electric vehicles really green?

Electric vehicles have soared in popularity over the last few years. With many more on the market, and an increasing amount of electric charging points popping up in public spaces, it is becoming increasingly more acceptable to ditch fuel-based cars and go electric. But, are electric vehicles really green? It’s essential to have a clear […]