Electric Vehicle

Electric Vehicle Charging – For Drivers

Convenient access to charging is an important enabler of going electric, and the good news is it’s getting easier all the time. Here’s what you need to know to help get set up at home, and keep pace with the UK’s myriad public networks. 

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Getting Started: An Introduction to Home Charging

Installing a home charging point is an important first step towards an easier life with an electric vehicle. Already a routine job, there are hundreds of different units to choose from and contractors nationwide who can get you up and running within hours, supported by grant funding from the UK Government. Click here to find out what’s available, what you need to consider, and what to expect from the installation itself. 

Getting Started: The Basics of Public Charging

Charging your electric vehicle on the road doesn’t have to be difficult. The UK has thousands of chargepoints strategically located alongside major routes and at destinations the length and breadth of the country, providing convenient top-ups wherever you stop. With ever-greater speeds, simpler access and coverage improving all the time, we’ve addressed the most frequently asked questions about public charging in our step-by-step guide. 

How much does an electric vehicle cost per mile?

Range has provided an easy way to differentiate between electric vehicles, but it doesn’t necessarily relate to energy efficiency or ‘fuel’ costs per mile. We’ve unpicked the new jargon to help you understand what it costs to charge an electric vehicles, the differences between popular models, and how they compare to their petrol or diesel counterparts. Click here to find out more.  

Electric vehicle charging map

The UK has one of the world’s most widespread electric vehicle charging infrastructures, and it’s growing every day…

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Public Charging Networks

Find out more about the UK’s charging networks, how to use them, and what it costs, with our detailed guide

Six EV Charging Tips

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) is certainly a little different from driving a vehicle with an internal combustion engine (ICE). We’ve put together six simple tips to help EV drivers to connect with their EVs – and with fellow EV drivers – even more successfully

Tips for EV drivers

On-Street Charging

There’s a growing network of on-street charging points for households without their own parking space, and drivers can help influence the way it rolls out. Here’s how.