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London Motor and Tech Show
The London Motor Show, held in 2019 at the ExCeL London was a huge event which attracted over 30,000 visitors in its 4-day run. For the first two days we took some time out to listen to informative panels about the future of electric, women the motor industry and had a chance to see a possible future for James Bond! Of course, it wasn't all about the panels, we saw stunt shows, supercars and brand new cars from Hyundai, Isuzu and MG. To find out more about what we saw, keep reading.

How to maintain an electric car

Everything you need to know about maintaining an electric car...
white car being repaired in a garage with a man in a blue and white jumpsuit repairing it
With electric cars becoming increasingly popular, one of the most common concerns amongst drivers and potential electric car buyers is how to maintain them. An ongoing myth about electric cars is that they are difficult and expensive to maintain. However, this isn’t always the case. In fact, it’s estimated that electric vehicles will actually be cheaper than regular cars by 2025 purely because they are cheaper to maintain. But, what sort of maintenance does an electric car need? In this article, we’re going to cover what sort of maintenance an electric car needs, how much it will cost, and how to maintain your electric car at home.

Best electric city cars

We take a look at the best electric city cars on the market today
Mercedes B-Class in white driving
When we think of electric cars, we tend to think of the futuristic BMW i8 or the huge (and still futuristic) Tesla’s. And while they are still a huge part of the electric car market, they are also now joined by the smaller city cars. An electric city car is a perfect combination. Short journeys in and around the city mean you are never far away from a charging point, eliminating range anxiety. Plus, think about how much good you are doing for the environment, not to mention your wallet when you don’t have to fork out for fuel and/or congestion charge. But which are the best electric city cars?

Plug-in hybrid vs. electric: which is best?

We weigh up the ULEV's to find out which is best...
best luxury electric cars
Love them or loathe them, low emission vehicles are going to become increasingly popular in the future, and you might already be considering investing in one as your next car.Plugin hybrids and electric vehicles are both considered ultra-low emission vehicles. This means that they emit less than 75g/km of CO2. Both types of car have their pros and cons, and they are suited to different people.So, in this article, we’re going to compare the two on a variety of things including efficiency, cost and which one is right for you.

Should I get a plug-in hybrid?

Looking at getting a plugin hybrid? Here's what you need to know...
best luxury plugin hybrids
Plugin hybrids are pretty new on the scene. Well, new compared to standard hybrids that is. And, we suspect that they are only going to get even more popular in the months and years to come. However, one of the questions that we get asked quite a lot is ‘should I get a plugin hybrid?’ And it’s a good question, and it’s important that you weigh up your options so you can make an informed decision.In this article, we compare a plugin hybrid to a standard hybrid and an electric car, to see which one is right for you.

Is an electric car worth it?

We look at whether it's worth getting an electric car...
Electric charging point
Love them or loathe them, electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, and are soon going to be a common sight on British roads. You might even be considering investing in an electric car in the near future.However, one of the most common questions we tend to get is ‘is an electric car worth it?’In this article, we take a look at the pros and cons of an electric car, and whether they are worth it.

5 reasons why your next company car should be an electric car

Thinking about getting a new company car? Let us tell give you five reasons why your next company car should be electric...
best luxury plugin hybrids
Looking for your first company car? Or maybe you’re looking at getting a new one because your contract is up. Have you considered an electric car?You might have, but you might not. Electric cars divide opinion; people either love them or loathe them. Or, like the idea of them but would never drive one themselves.Regardless of your view on electric cars, if you need a new company car, then it should definitely be an electric vehicle.In this article, we are going to give you 5 reasons why we think your next company car should be electric.
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