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Are All EVs Compatible with All Public Chargepoints?

  Electric cars face two key problems: range and charging infrastructure. Electric car ranges are getting longer as technology develops and both the government and private companies are spending millions on improving charging facilities in the UK. However, for new EV drivers, it can be difficult to know which chargers are compatible and you may […]

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Can an Electric Car Tow a Caravan?

  Caravan holidays are very popular in the UK, as caravans and caravan sites become more advanced and comfortable. It can be a great way of seeing the country and travelling with family or friends. With the growing range of EVs, it is also becoming possible to go on driving holidays in EVs without the […]

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How do I find EV charging points near me?

One of the biggest challenges faced by the electric vehicle industry is the provision of accessible charging infrastructure.  Many prospective EV drivers say that range and the fear of not making it to a charger is the biggest stumbling block they face. That said, charging infrastructure in the UK is improving and is becoming more […]

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How much does it cost to charge a Porsche Taycan?

  Summary Battery capacity Cost to charge per mile Range Home charge time Rapid charge time 80 kWh 5.6-5.8p 280 miles 12 to 22 hours 20 to 60 mins How long does it take to charge a Porsche Taycan? The following table shows the average time taken to charge a Porsche Taycan based on output […]

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How do I find EV charging points near me?

One of the biggest challenges faced by the electric vehicle industry is the provision of accessible charging infrastructure.  Many prospective EV drivers say that range and the fear of not making it to a charger is the biggest stumbling block they face. That said, charging infrastructure in the UK is improving and is becoming more […]

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Can Anyone Use My Home Charging Point?

We recently addressed the problem of securing your charging cable while charging at home. This helped to prevent theft or damage to the cable. However, many prospective customers have asked us whether other people are able to use your home charger or steal your power. We wanted to briefly put your mind at ease and […]

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Can You Buy a Second Hand EV?

The breadth of available EVs on the market continues to grow at a rapid pace, be it plug-in hybrid or fully electric. With some models having been around for a few years now, we have started to see a rise in the number of second hand EVs available. Electric cars have a reputation for being […]

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NatWest Group and Octopus Energy Join Forces

NatWest Group, RBS to our Scottish readers, have teamed up with Octopus Energy to assist their customers in the transition to a greener future. This is part of the bank’s commitment to playing an active role in tackling climate change as part of its strategic plan.  The service will be available to NatWest Group’s retail, […]

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How much does it cost to charge a Tesla Model X?

Summary Battery capacity Cost to charge per mile Range Home charge time Rapid charge time 100kWh 5.6-5.8p 250 miles 15 to 27 hours 30 to 80 mins How long does it take to charge a Tesla Model X? The following table shows the average time taken to charge a Tesla Model X based on output […]