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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.

What’s the difference between AC and DC electricity?

What's the difference between AC and DC – and how do they impact on the time it takes to recharge your electric car with electricity.

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.

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What are the pros and cons of an electric car?

Here are some of the pros and cons you need to consider if you're thinking of buying an electric car.

How cheaply can I buy a used electric car?

You’ll need at least £5,000 to buy a used electric car, but think twice before reaching for your wallet. Because while some...

How do I drive an electric car with one pedal?

How can you make driving easier and improve your electric car’s range? We explain one-pedal driving

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.

How do I get a home charging point installed?

Here is how to have a electric car charger fitted at home – and how much the various home charging point options could cost