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Britain’s first electric forecourt coming to Essex

Gridserve will open the first electric forecourt dedicated to EVs in Braintree, Essex this November – and 100 more are planned across the UK

Britain’s largest rail commuter EV charging hub opens

Britain’s largest railway station electric car charging hub has opened at Hatfield station in Hertfordshire

Electric car tipping points are 282-mile range, £24k price

British motorists want more affordable electric cars than those in other countries – and will currently consider buying one in 2025

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.

Polestar’s first UK dealer is Westfield London

The first Polestar Space electric car showroom will open later this year at Westfield Shepherd’s Bush in London’s White City

Electric McLaren Senna Ride-On is Lando Norris approved

The McLaren Senna Ride-On is an all-electric car for 3 to 6 year olds... and F1 driver Lando Norris. Is it THE Christmas gift of 2020?

Lexus UX 300e opens with sub-£44k price, ordering begins in October

The Lexus UX 300e will be priced from around £43,900 when ordering opens in October. Lexus’ first all-electric car, deliveries of the UX 300e will begin in March 2021.

Kia cuts e-Niro waiting times, promises September 2020 delivery

Kia e-Niro customers who place an order now will be able to get their cars in time for September 70-plate registration change thanks to improved supply

Just 1 in 4 company car drivers know EVs are ‘tax-free’

In the current financial year, zero-emissions electric cars incur a zero percent Benefit in Kind company car tax rate – yet few fleet drivers actually know about it.

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Is a plug-in hybrid better than a fully electric car?

Whether you should opt for a plug-in hybrid or a pure electric car depends on your circumstances. Here are some of the reasons why.

What are the downsides of second-hand electric cars?

There are around 3,000 electric cars for sale on Auto Trader, with prices starting from £4,000. What do you need to know before taking the plunge?

Britain’s first electric forecourt coming to Essex

Gridserve will open the first electric forecourt dedicated to EVs in Braintree, Essex this November – and 100 more are planned across the UK

Are electric cars more expensive to insure?

Thanks to their sophisticated technology, electric cars are more expensive to insure than their petrol and diesel equivalents.

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