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Will an electric car increase the cost of my car insurance?

Aside from reducing carbon emissions, there are a number of ways an electric car can save you money in the long run, Uswitch advises how to do so.

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Drivers reveal their 10 biggest worries about buying an electric car in 2021

From the number of electric charging points to the cost of car insurance, we asked motorists to tell us what worries them about buying an electric vehicle.

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How can you manage your finances in Brexit Britain?

What does the Brexit deal mean for your car insurance?

Find out what the EU’s deal with the UK means for you and your car insurance after 1 January 2021.

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What is car remapping – does it work and what do I need to know?

An engine remap improves your car performance, meaning more power and economy. But what are the remap risks – and could they hit your insurance premium?

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Car insurance for previously disqualified drivers

Find out how to save on your car insurance if you have a history of driving offences, and compare quotes from specialist car insurance providers.

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Is a speed awareness course better than a fine and points?

Motorists caught speeding face a financial or legal punishment, but some drivers have a choice: rather than a £100 fine and three points on their licence, they can attend a speed awareness course. Find out about the course before deciding.

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How can you manage your finances in Brexit Britain?

What does the no-deal Brexit mean for your car insurance?

Find out what the UK leaving the European Union (EU) means for you and your car insurance after 1 January2021.

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Myths that Covid, speeding or having no MOT can leave you uninsured

Covid-19 saw rumours begin – picked up and reported by the media – that driving during a non-essential travel ban would leave you uninsured. It’s not true. Read on to find out what other Fake News exists about car insurance and when you really could be left uninsured.

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Electric vehicles: Is it time to join the charge?

By 2030 anyone hankering after a new car will need to look beyond petrol or diesel motors, because they will be obsolete. Electric vehicles – called EVs – will be the norm. Here’s why.

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