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What are battery electric vehicles?

Unless you’ve spent the past couple of years in a secluded retreat on a remote island somewhere in the middle of the Pacific, you’ll know that the electrification of personal transport is a big deal right now. For a start, the UK government has pledged to ban the sale of new combustion-engine vehicles by 2030, […]

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How to tow an electric vehicle

There are many benefits to be had from driving an electric car. They are good for the environment and often more cost-effective. But with all those moving parts, a large powerful battery, and fallible tires, like all other cars, your EV is not immune to needing towing services from time to time. When you should […]

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How to calculate the range of an electric vehicle

Thanks to advancements in technology, electric vehicle usage has soared in recent years. Therefore, with more and more users on the road, it is becoming increasingly important to understand how best to calculate the range of your electrical vehicle, because let’s face it, no one wants to break down mid-journey! What is ‘range’? First, it’s […]

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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 […]