Electric car cables explained

Electric car cables explained

Are you suffering from cable confusion, do you know your type 1 from your type 2? Here are main types of electric car charging cables: For home and public fast charging Use at home with a 3-pin plug or wall...
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How to use the Ecotricity app and their new fees

How to use the Ecotricity app and their new fees

The way you pay to charge your electric car when using the Ecotricity Electric Highway network, available at most motorway services, has recently changed. Previously a flat fee of £6 for 30 minutes of use was introduced, something that wasn’t...
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What is an electric car?

What is an electric car?

The word “electrified” has recently come into use by the media and the marketing departments of car makers to describe their latest range of cars, leaving many to assume this means the cars they are describing are electric cars, this...
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How to find an electric car charge point using Apple Maps

How to find an electric car charge point using Apple Maps

Finding electric car charge point in the UK just got easier. Apple Maps, found on your iPhone now includes electric car charge points. MOOVILITY.me, a smartphone-enabled, mobile webapp, is now integrated into the software allowing EV drivers to conveniently us...
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Emma’s Top 3 Tips to owning an electric car.

Emma’s Top 3 Tips to owning an electric car.

So you have made the leap and bought an electric car.  Here an EV owner of two years offers her top tips to help ease you through the first few days. There is a right way to own an electric...
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Top 5 electric car myths busted

Top 5 electric car myths busted

The sales of electric vehicles have exploded and the number of different cars available are becoming more diverse. The current Geneva Motorshow is awash with new models from Jaguar, Kia, Hyundai, VW and newcomers showing off hypercars with performance figures....
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What is the UK ‘Plug-in Car Grant’?

What is the UK ‘Plug-in Car Grant’?

In the UK car manufacturers offer anything from a city-car to super-car which are either zero emissions or are capable of running on electricity alone for a limited distance, known as a Plug-in hybrid, these are seen as a perfect transition to...
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What is “preconditioning” ?

What is “preconditioning” ?

Imagine it’s a crisp Winter morning, as you gaze out of your window you see your neighbour furiously scraping the wind-screen of his or her car.  You also spot plumes of smoke exiting the exhaust as the car idles away....
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What is an electric cars “GOM”?

What is an electric cars “GOM”?

When purchasing a new car most drivers wouldn’t ask how many miles you can drive between fill-ups, yet when considering moving to an electric car that is the first question drivers ask. This is referred to as range.  In a...
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What does “I’ve been ICEd” mean ?

What does “I’ve been ICEd” mean ?

The world of electric cars is similar to any place packed with technology, full of confusing acronyms and new terminology  to become accustomed with. Amougst the technology related names are those invented by users, in our case drivers. One phrase...
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