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Everything You Need To Know About How To Charge An Electric Vehicle

Posted by Paul Tuson on August 10th , 2021

Most large car manufacturers, and other interested parties, are heavily involved in improving electric vehicle (EV) design, efficiency, and battery life. An equal number of scientists and engineers are involved in the research, production, and installation of the most efficient, cutting edge charging points, to be able to cope with an increasing number of EVs. With the government’s stated intention to be all electric by 2040, without effective smart-charging points, the whole vehicular transport system could come to a grinding halt.

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What Regulations Apply To Installing Electric Car Charging Stations?

Posted by Paul Tuson on July 28th , 2021

Lower running costs, reduced carbon emissions, pricing levels and subsidies mean that electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming an increasingly attractive transport option. However, when setting up a new EV charging station, what regulations should the installer follow? Here, we highlight the essential requirements for architects, consultants and electrical engineering technicians to consider when installing charger stations for EVs.

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What Is The Cost Of Charging An Electric Car?

Posted by Paul Tuson on July 26th , 2021

Ownership of electric and hybrid motor vehicles is becoming noticeably more accessible, thanks to technological advances and price reductions. This greener type of motoring has steadily become more visible over the last few years; in May 2019, there were 12,000 EV (electric vehicle) public charging points in the UK. According to Auto Express, this remarkable figure was fivefold that of just eight years before, in 2011. Below, with motorists who own EVs (or plan to acquire one) in mind, we consider the cost of charging an EV and how it compares to refuelling petrol and diesel cars.

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Topics: Electric Vehicles

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