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EV batteries: everything you need to know
EV batteries: everything you need to know
How long do EV batteries last? Can EV batteries be recycled? How are EV batteries made? We answer so...
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Planning permission for EV chargers
Planning permission for EV chargers
There's lots to consider when installing an EV charger at your home. We have identified some of the ...
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2023 electric vehicles: a year in review
2023 electric vehicles: a year in review
We've taken a look back at 2023 and all of the news surrounding electric vehicles....
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How long does it take to charge an electric car?
How long does it take to charge an electric car?
There are many factors to take into account when calculating how long it takes to charge an EV, but ...
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The downsides to using public electric car chargers
The downsides to using public electric car chargers
The downsides to using public electric car chargers are sometimes very obvious, but we've identified...
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How hybrid cars work
How hybrid cars work
Do hybrid cars pay congestion charge? When are hybrid cars being phased out? Are hybrid cars automat...
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Electric cars statistics
Electric cars statistics
We've put the latest statistics about electric vehicles in this handy blog post....
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Will I save money with an electric car?
Will I save money with an electric car?
With so many questions raised over the costs of purchasing and running an EV, we've done some resear...
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Do electric cars…?
Do electric cars…?
There are so many questions about electric cars and their benefits. We've answered a lot of them in ...
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Installing EV charging points
Installing EV charging points
Electricians play a vital role in facilitating the transition to electric vehicles by ensuring the s...
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Common EV mistakes
Common EV mistakes
Read about the six common mistakes made by EV drivers....
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The best EVs on the market
The best EVs on the market
The EV market is booming, so finding the best make and model for your needs can be hard. Here are so...
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EV salary sacrifice scheme
EV salary sacrifice scheme
There are a lot of salary sacrifice schemes available but we're focussing on the EV opportunities fo...
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Electric vehicle jargon busting
Electric vehicle jargon busting
PHEV? BEV? HV? Terms that might seem a bit confusing but actually make sense. We've listen some that...
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EV insurance: everything you need to know
EV insurance: everything you need to know
Searching for car insurance can be a bit of a headache and for EVs there a few things you might want...
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EV road trips
EV road trips
UK holidays are more popular than ever but taking your EV for a long trip shouldn't cause you range ...
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The history of electric vehicles
The history of electric vehicles
As EV technology advances year by year, we take a look back at the origins of the Electric Vehicle....
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Installing EV charge points for business: a case study
Installing EV charge points for business: a case study
As the demand for EV charge points is growing year on year, we've been working with businesses to of...
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Did you know…? Electric vehicle facts
Did you know…? Electric vehicle facts
Did you know that EVs were invented in the 1800s? Well you do now, and there's plenty more fun facts...
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Six EV myths and why they just aren’t true
Six EV myths and why they just aren’t true
There are plenty of myths about electric vehicles so we're on a mission to prove them wrong....
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Five advantages of electric vehicles
Five advantages of electric vehicles
Is it a good idea to switch to an electric vehicle? We think so, and this is why....
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How reliable are public charge points in the UK?
How reliable are public charge points in the UK?
It can sometimes be difficult to find a working charge point in public spaces. In this blog we look ...
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How to extend EV range
How to extend EV range
In this blog we've highlighted some important factors to help extend your EVs battery range. ...
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EV batteries in cold weather
EV batteries in cold weather
We’ve compiled a list of handy tips to help you care for your EV’s battery throughout the colder...
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