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How much does charging an electric car cost?

How much does it cost to charge an electric car? Here, we provide an overview of home and public charging.

How to find your nearest Tesco electric charging point

Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point reach milestone as 200th store gets free electric vehicle chargers. Here's how to find your nearest Tesco charging point.

Here’s an electric car Mercedes-Benz made earlier

In 1990, Mercedes-Benz unveiled an 190 electric test car. It was one of a number of cars tested on the island of Rügen – the largest EV trial in Germany.

Which electric cars can use Ionity high-power 350kW chargers?

The Ionity network of 350kW ultra-rapid chargers is the fastest way to recharge your electric car. But which cars can take advantage of the technology?

Can I take an electric car through a car wash?

Spoiler alert: YOU CAN take an electric car through a car wash. Here's what you need to do.

What is a granny cable?

A ‘granny cable’ is also known as an ICCB (In Cable Control Box) cable and should come with your new electric car? But what is it and what does it do?

Why the sound of silence is coming to the electric car

Since last year, car manufacturers have been required to fit an audible alert system to ensure all new electric cars make a sound in the city.

Hyundai electric cars: FAQ

Here’s what you need to know about Hyundai’s range of electric cars, including prices, equipment and charging speeds.

What is regenerative braking and why is it important?

Regenerative braking – or recuperation – recovers lost energy that would have been lost when braking and uses it to recharge the batteries. Clever stuff.

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Do electric cars need an MOT?

Your electric car will require an MOT test when it hits its third anniversary, but it won't have to pass an emissions test.

Here’s an electric car Mercedes-Benz made earlier

In 1990, Mercedes-Benz unveiled an 190 electric test car. It was one of a number of cars tested on the island of Rügen – the largest EV trial in Germany.

Audi electric cars: FAQ

Here’s what you need to know about Audi's e-tron range of electric cars, including prices, equipment and charging speeds.

Are electric cars better for the environment?

Are electric cars really better for the environment? We take a brief look at the arguments for and against.

How to find your nearest Tesco electric charging point

Volkswagen, Tesco and Pod Point reach milestone as 200th store gets free electric vehicle chargers. Here's how to find your nearest Tesco charging point.