What options are there for charging points electric cars UK

Unlike petrol or diesel fuelling with only Petrol stations, there are a huge variety of places to charge an Electric car. At Home, if practical Place of work Local streets Car parks Supermarkets Coffee shops Visitor attractions Motorway Service stations Hotels And many others The best, if you or your landlord have space, is at…

The new future of charging – a FASTNED Rapid charging station reviewed

This practical review of one of the first FASTNED Rapid charging stations in the UK, it also covers ‘A Better Route planner’ and the Fiat 500e The FASTNED Rapid charging station Although widely available in the EU there are not yet many Fastned Rapid charging stations in the UK. Excellent information about the charging in…

How fast are Motorway Electric chargers being upgraded?

Existing Ecotricity Motorway Electric chargers are being upgraded by Gridserve following their purchase of the Ecotricity Electric Highway, Gridserve are also rolling out Electric Forecourts like their first one in Essex. In the six weeks since Gridserve has taken responsibility of the motorway network it has installed new chargers with a minimum capacity of 60kWh…

Which is cheaper cost of Rapid charging or Petrol?

Different providers charge very different prices for Electricity, most are significantly cheaper than Petrol. However that’s only a small part of the story… See the video below for the figures. However the cost of petrol and diesel has increase significantly since EVM produced it. Note that for most drivers Rapid charging will constitute a very…

Is Electric car Range anxiety a thing of the past?

Electric owners said range should not be a deterring factor for switching to electric cars. 70 percent of EV drivers said their experience with range has been better than they initially expected. They claim the technology and infrastructure is “sufficiently developed” to allow for day to day use. Electric cars now travel further than petrol…