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Running an EV Charging Cable Across the Pavement

An electric vehicle (EV) owner might want to consider trailing a cable across a public pavement to charge their vehicle using the home electricity supply where there’s no off-street parking. The home supply is the cheapest way of charging an EV, and charging the car at or near home is convenient. However, there are some […]

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  • November 28, 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Run an Electric Vehicle (UK)?

As things currently stand, an electric vehicle (EV) costs more to buy than its diesel or petrol equivalent. But what about running costs? Recent research suggests that even though the up-front purchase costs are higher, over an average vehicle lifetime an EV is now marginally cheaper than a conventional petrol or diesel car. This indicates […]

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  • Updated November 19, 2020

EV Charging Etiquette UK [Top Tips]

With more and more EVs showing up on the roads of the United Kingdom, it is little wonder that the number of public charging stations is increasing. However, much like anything else in life, when you are using a public amenity, it is crucial to abide by specific rules to make the experience enjoyable for […]

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  • October 27, 2020

10 Issues & Challenges for the Adoption of EVs UK

The government has now set a target date of 2030 by which all sales of new cars will be zero emissions capable (battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric or hydrogen). However, currently only around 5% of new car sales are electric. Why is this? Is it a general reluctance to embrace something new, or are there […]

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  • Updated November 19, 2020

How Does Cold Weather Affect EV Range & Performance?

Does cold weather reduce the range of electric vehicles (EVs)? The short answer is yes. There are various reasons for this, which are explored below along with exactly how great this effect is. However, it’s also true that the impact of temperature can be reduced with some planning, and there is a lot of variation. […]

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  • Updated December 5, 2020

How To Protect Your EV Charging Cable From Theft

Electric vehicles are gradually becoming more popular, and it is little wonder when we look at their positive environmental effect and ease of use. However, there is an issue with the theft of EV charging cables. Whether you have a charging point at home or you have plugged into one of the many around the […]

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  • October 9, 2020

How to Get Rid of a Milk Smell in Your Car

If you have babies or infants, chances are milk is a staple of your weekly budget. Even if you don’t, you might like a bit of milk in your tea or coffee from the Starbucks or independent tea shop you frequent for that jolt of caffeine to get you going in the morning. Whether it’s […]

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  • June 29, 2020

How to Clean an Engine Bay (Safely and Effectively)

Maybe you drive to and from doing errands throughout the day, maybe you love to head out to the game or the theatre at night, maybe you drive solo and maybe you commute with family and friends. Whatever the case and wherever your travels take you, there can be no denying that you drive your […]

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  • June 29, 2020

How to Make a Car Smell New Again

Maybe you are a regular at the gym, where you change into your workout clothes and strip them off again after you’ve jogged and lifted and crunched and sweated for hours in them. Maybe you are a parent of several children shuttling them around in ​a car, to ​football or other sports practice and daycare […]

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  • June 29, 2020
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