28 Aug '16, 6am

How do you charge an electric car?

Charging an electric car is very simple, yet for some people the idea can still seem daunting. That’s why we’ve put together our handy guide to charging, including which chargers to use and how to find chargepoints easily when you’re out and about. Charging at home Charging an electric car at home is as easy as plugging in your mobile phone. To make it even simpler, the Government provides a grant to cover up to 75% of the cost of installation of a dedicated chargepoint at home when you buy an electric car. Data from Chargemaster shows that over 90% of charging takes place at home, and even if you don’t have a garage or driveway, there is also a grant to cover on-street parking. All you’d need to do is check with your local authorities whether they participate in this scheme. Charging at work This is a convenient and cost effective option for many EV owners. As the number ...

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