How much does charging an Electric Vehicle (EV) cost and where can I charge it?
The cost of charging an EV is different depending on if you are charging at home, work or public charging.
How can I charge my EV at home?
You can purchase a home charging point to charge your EV at home. The government offer a OLEV Grant for those customers who purchase a eligible electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle from 1st October onwards. This grant entitles you for a grant of up to £500 to purchase and install a home charger.
Having a home charging point means:
Make sure you select the charging point that is compatible to your car, there are Type 1 and Type 2 plug points.
Are there many public charging stations?
Will an EV last for the length of a long journey?
Are EVs more expensive than Petrol or Diesel Vehicles?
Although electric vehicles may tend to be more expensive than some new Petrol or Diesel Vehicles, there are many other factors that bring the overall cost down.
*not all EV models qualify for the grant, to find out what specific models the grant is applicable for, click here.
How quickly does an EV charge?
Are EVs as reliable and practical as standard vehicles?
Are EVs as safe as Petrol and Diesel Vehicles?
What is the difference between a Hybrid and an EV?
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