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How long do electric cars take to charge?

The time an electric car takes to charge depends on several variables. We look at the maths

What type of electric car is right for me?

There are several factors to consider when choosing an electric car, including range, size, and whether to buy new or used

What is a second life for electric car batteries?

There is life after death for EV batteries. We explain how they can be recycled and reused

Honda e: What you need to know

Honda’s first electric car goes on sale soon. It's been two-and-a-half years since the concept wowed onlookers at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, but buyers have needed plenty of patience. I should know. I...

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

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

Where can I charge an electric car for free?

There are few places left where you can charge an electric car for free. But some locations are much costlier than others

What happens if an electric car runs out of battery charge?

Running out of charge in an electric car is something to be avoided. We explain your options if it happens

Do electric car charging points take credit cards?

You can’t usually pay-as-you-drive with a credit card. But while the current system for EVs is complicated, times are changing

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What is the difference between kW and kWh?

If you're confused by the difference between kW and kWh, don't worry, you're not alone. Here, we attempt to explain what each one means.

Glossary

The Motoring Electric glossary runs from AC to ZEV. It shoud help you to understand the acronyms, abbreviations and terminology used for electric cars.

Lexus UX 300e gets 10-year battery warranty

The Lexus UX 300e will come with an industry-leading 10-year electric battery warranty when European sales start in 2020. UK sales will begin in 2021.

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

Who is the average electric car owner?

A survey of 2,000 Brits has revealed what the average electric car owner looks like. The pen portrait is likely to change as the industry develops.