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BEVs are 22% cheaper to service than fossil fuel cars

The average transaction value for servicing fully electric cars is currently around 22% less than an equivalent fossil fuel car, according to Fleet Assist, which has released servicing and maintenance trends based on its 2022 data. The findings are...

Research reveals wide variations in public charging access

A new report has revealed a significant increase in the number of households living close to public chargers, but with wide variations between local authorities. New research from Field Dynamics, in partnership with Zap-Map – the UK’s leading EV...

Ford robot charger aims to help disabled EV drivers

Automotive manufacturer Ford is developing a prototype robot charging station, which drivers can operate using a smartphone from inside their EV. The technology hopes to enable disabled drivers to stay in the car while charging, or leave the car while the...

VW ID. Buzz now available to order in the UK

The new, pure-electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz is now on sale, with prices starting from £57,115. With sustainability an integral part of the Buzz, the interior features recycled synthetic material and is leather-free. Manufactured using sustainable components,...

GRIDSERVE Car Leasing opens EV test programme

Sustainable charging and electric vehicle (EV) specialist GRIDSERVE Car Leasing is launching a new EV test drive programme. Part of GRIDSERVE’s first EV Awareness Day of 2022, the programme is being launched on July 16th. GRIDSERVE is welcoming all...

ZipCharge Go sees over 10,000 global pre-orders

ZipCharge, a pioneer in portable energy and electric vehicle (EV) charging, has announced that over 10,000 people have registered to pre-order a Go portable EV power bank when they go on sale in 2023. Since launching at COP26 in November 2021, pre-order...

Public EV charging costs rise by over £200 a year

According to GoCompare electric vehicle insurance in collaboration with Zap-Map, the UK’s leading EV charging app, electric vehicle (EV) drivers will now need to spend over £220 more per year to get around. The two companies found that the average...

How to run your electric car for £11 a month

As household spending comes under more pressure than ever, smart charging your electric vehicle means the average British driver could run their car for £11 a month, according to EV smart charging provider Ohme. With petrol and diesel pump prices already...

Citroen survey finds EVs best to help children sleep

A new survey from Citroën UK has found that parents who have switched to an electric, plug-in hybrid or hybrid vehicle say that their current car is more effective in helping young children fall asleep than their previous petrol or diesel car. The...

Government closes plug-in car grant to new orders

The government has this week, 14th June, closed the plug-in car grant scheme to new orders. Instead, the government will refocus funding for use in public charging and the purchase of other road vehicles, such as vans, where the switch to electric requires...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:22nd Jul 2022