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Petrol pumps are checked for accuracy. Who checks EV chargers and where is the accreditation?
Which electric or hybrid car would you recommend for someone requiring a bit of height to get in and out of their vehicle? I have an MG HS petrol car at the moment and it is ideal for easy access.
What's the best small second hand electric car for a low mileage runaround?
We have just changed from an ICE to an electric car. Is it reasonable to transfer our car powder extinguisher across, or should we get a different type? I am aware that an electric car is very much less...
What's the nearest electric 4 four door car of a similar size to an Audi A1?
I do 30 miles a day to work and back but very little long distance mileage. I have a dog so need reasonable boot space for weekend trips to beach. My current car is a Mercedes C220d. What plug in hybrid...
As recommended, I charge my electric car to 80% of capacity to save the battery. The chart on the car's panel shows a maximum charge to give a distance of 177 miles, so I charge to about 140 miles. However...
Do you think EV's are here to stay and will the high repair costs plus insurance make them unaffordable for the masses? Also have designers lost the will to live as the front of vehicles look like sardine...
For an average mileage of 75 mile a day what is the best reliable electric or small hybrid car available?
I understand that if the battery pack of an electric car is damaged by debris etc on the road, the whole battery pack has to be replaced as it cannot be repaired. Is this correct or, if not, which cars...