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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

Can I own an electric car if I don’t have a parking space?

We explain the options if you own an electric car, but don’t have a dedicated parking space outside your home

Why are electric cars less efficient for motorway use?

Electric cars lose some of their efficiency advantage for motorway use – but much depends upon how you drive

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Renault Zoe Van is Britain’s first fully-electric car-derived van

The Renault Zoe Van is Britain’s first fully-electric car-derived van (CDV) and is on sale now with a VAT-free price starting from...

McDonald’s to install electric car rapid chargers at all new Drive-Thru

125kW InstaVolt Rapid chargers will be located at all new McDonald’s Drive-Thrus providing an 80 percent charge in 20 minutes

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.

Volkswagen ID.3 customer cars arrive in the UK

The first examples of Volkwagen's new mainstream electric car, the ID.3, have landed in the UK and will shortly arrive at dealers.

2 in 3 new UK cars sold could be electric by 2030

Sales of electric and electrified cars are going to accelerate and will account for one in three new car sales by 2030 – and the UK could go higher still.