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Ultra Low Emission Zones

Looking to find out more about Ultra Low Emission Zones (ULEZ)? Uswitch explains what you need to know about ULEZs when travelling in London.

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What is the lifetime cost of an electric vehicle?

How does the cost of an EV compare to that of a petrol or diesel car over their respective lifespans? Find the crunched numbers here.

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Image of a blue tesla with white overlay' The European capitals with the highest density of EV charging stations'

The European capitals with the highest density of EV charging stations

With several major countries pledging for their cars to go all-electric by 2040, our Electric Vehicle (EV) charging team has analysed data to reveal which European capitals have the highest density of EV charging stations.

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Electric car myths: busted

Some drivers still believe certain EV-related myths, but are they valid? We bust some of the more persistent myths here.

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The best EU countries to live in for EV charging

Find out which countries are the best for electric car owners, based on price and available EV charging points.

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Electric vehicles and accessibility

With electric vehicles becoming more popular around the world and in the UK specifically, how suitable are electric vehicles and charging points for drivers with accessibility needs?

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The fastest charging electric sports cars on the market

With the popularity of electric sports cars on the rise, Uswitch conducted a study to find out which EV sports cars were the fastest to charge.

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How much does it cost to charge an electric car?

Concerned about how much it might cost to charge an electric car? Uswitch breaks down the costs you might expect when you charge an EV here.

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Electric car charging points map - Uswitch

Need to charge your EV? Uswitch’s electric car charging points map will help you plan your journey and make range anxiety a thing of the past by finding the nearest, quickest and cheapest charging station.

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EV glossary

New to the world of EVs? If you’re thinking about swapping your petrol model for a battery-powered equivalent, brush up on what means what in our EV glossary.

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The best European city to own an electric vehicle in

Electric vehicles have become increasingly popular in the wake of the environmental crisis. Uswitch uncovered the best European cities to own an EV in.

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The CO2 emissions if film road trips had used an EV

Find out which iconic film road trips could have reduced their CO2 emissions the most if they had switched to an electric car in Uswitch’s latest study.

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OLEV grant: government grant for electric cars

The Office for Low Emissions (OLEV) grant can help you save up to £350 on the purchase and installation of an EV home charging point. Read if you qualify here.

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EV charging safety

Concerned about being able to charge your EV safely? There's no need to worry - read on to find out what safety information you need to be aware of.

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Charging an EV without a home charger

Not everyone lives in a property suitable for a home charger, and some people actively choose not to have one installed. But what are the options for charging an EV if you don't have a home charger?

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EV comparison table: compare electric cars

Thinking about making the switch to an electric car but not sure which one to go for? Check out Uswitch’s EV league table to help you decide.

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The European capitals with the biggest reduction in air pollution

With the need to improve air quality more documented than ever before, these are the capital cities that have reduced their air pollution the most.

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How long does it take to charge an electric car?

Unsure how long it takes to charge an electric car? Lots of factors can affect an EV's charging speed. We've got the answers here.

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Choosing EV charging cables

Wondering what EV charging cable you need to charge your electric car? We've got you covered with all the answers you need.

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EV home charger installation process

EV home chargers are the most affordable and convenient way to charge, but what’s involved when it comes to the installation process? We've explained it here.

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