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I've just taken delivery of my replacement company car, a Skoda Superb 1.4 IV. I had a long trip to make so pulled into a motorway service station. I downloaded the app for the Ecotricity charge point,...
If I havent got an electric car, could I still apply for a grant and get a charger installed anyway for future use? Or must you own a electric car as a condition of the grant? I'm thinking it would be...
We’ve just taken delivery of the new Honda e. We have a home charger which gives us the range we need in London, but I need to think about charging it when out and about in the south east and further afield....
Why don't EV charging stations have card readers so we can avoid all the phone apps?
The delivery of our new Tesla has been delayed, so we postponed the installation of the home charging point. We reckon it reduces the risk of Coronavirus to avoid having workers over right now. However,...
Do PHEVs have a standardised fitting across all manufacturers? If I fit a recharging pod at my home, say for a BMW and later change to a Kia, will the same pod charge that car?
When are we going to standardise the confusing muddle of charging EVs? When you go to a point you don't know whether you have to belong to a net, need an app on your phone or a card, the cost and whether...
 

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