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Hyundai announces new Ioniq electric car sub-brand

Hyundai has announced that it will launch an all-electric sub-brand called Ioniq that will be launched less than a year from now. The line will be of a similar style and spec as the 45, Hyundai’s first all-electric car, set to launch in 2021 along with the sub-brand. The manufacturer says the Ioniq cars will […]

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EV charging stations seen as a lucrative investment

The EV industry has seen a problem for many years where the lack of public charging points for EVs was a deal-breaker for customers going electric. Many people didn’t feel like they could make the switch to a greener vehicle until there was an extensive infrastructure of public charging stations to support their busy lifestyle. […]

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Have EV sales been impacted by Covid-19?

It is undeniable that almost every business sector has seen a huge blow due to the coronavirus and its ramifications, but how has this affected the EV market? Sales of electric passenger vehicles are predicted to fall by 18% in 2020 to 1.7million worldwide. This means the coronavirus has interrupted the ten years of steady […]

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Roadside assistance for EV drivers

As the number of electric vehicles on our roads increases, there is growing demand for support services for these vehicles. Traditional physical infrastructure like petrol stations and electricity networks have been forced to adapt but what about support services? We have mentioned before the importance of mechanics developing new skillsets which allow them to work […]

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UK Home and EV Charging Rates to be Separate

Until recently, those charging their EVs at home would have the additional charges added onto their energy bill in the same way that any other appliance would. The energy used to charge their EV is no different to that which powers the television or the fridge. However, many customers wish to know exactly how much […]

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Worrying new statistics for EV uptake in the UK

Carwow regularly conduct consumer surveys to understand the current outlook of the car industry. With the traditional car industry seeing dramatically lower sales as a result of Covid-19, the online car-buying platform have finalised their latest survey results. These suggest that, despite the positive reports of lowered air pollution during the lockdown period, environmentally friendly […]

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A Guide to Second Hand Electric Cars

When we see electric and traditional vehicles driving side-by-side on our roads, it can be easy to forget that the technology that is powering these machines inside is vastly different. Their exteriors are often very similar, albeit the electric models do sometimes have a more space-aged shape. When purchasing an electric vehicle, we are drawn […]

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The EVCP: Small but Mighty

We work with more than 30 electric vehicle charging product suppliers. We have seen it all and we know what works. However, we have always believed that each product has its flaws and that no perfect product exists on the market. While we cannot question the technology in these products, which has become relatively standard […]

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EV Lifetime Running Costs Drop Below Petrol Cars

A recent analysis from This is Money (TIM), an online personal finance guide, has revealed that the lifetime running costs of electric vehicles are now lower than petrol vehicles. Many industry experts have been working to bring electric vehicle costs in line with traditional fuels. For many, the extra outlay required when purchasing an electric […]