electric cars

electric cars

OSV Motoring News #2
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Should I be looking at buying an electric car?

There are a lot of newer electric vehicles on the market, we break down the various qualities of those available.
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If you're thinking about purchasing an electric vehicle, but feeling a little bit anxious having heard various things about their limitations, we aim to alleviate some of that anxiety. In this article we look at the cars available, some of the grants that you can get if you decide to go electric, and plans being made for a more effective electric vehicle infrastructure in the UK.
Electric Cars: an in-depth look at the benefits
In the second of our Electric Car series we take a look at some of the benefits to owning an electric car, looking at range, speed and cost.
Plug ins and outs of electric cars
In the first article in a series about electric cars we look at the cars that are currently available to drive on British roads, some of the cars that are coming in the next 12 months and also some of the benefits to purchasing an electric car.

What powers electric cars?

We look at how electric cars work, and what powers them...
Vehicles parked up charging at electric charging points
Electric cars are becoming an increasingly common sight on British roads, and their popularity shows no sign of slowing down. Volvo have committed to making their cars either completely electric or a plugin hybrid by 2019, France are to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 and Britain are to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2040. So, electric cars, whether we like it or not, are on the up. While they are becoming more popular, we still don’t know all that much about them. For example, what powers electric cars? In this article, we’re going to look at what powers electric cars, how they work, and whether they are as green as we think.

Who discovered electric cars?

We take a brief look at the history of the electric car...
old black and white illustration of a black electric car
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular, and are a more common sight on our roads than ever before. Their ranges are getting longer, they are becoming more affordable and they are becoming a very viable option for many as their next choice of car.But, do we really know that much about electric cars and their history? For example, who discovered electric cars?In this article, we look at who discovered electric cars and the history of the electric car.

Will electric cars save you money?

Wondering if Electric cars really save drivers money? We explore whether they are worth the hype and how much you may save a year
3d rendering of a white car charging at an electric car charging point
The future is now and electric cars are here to stay. At least that's the way it seems. Electric cars have seen a surge in popularity after a shaky start to life. The advancements in technology that come with electric cars these days make them more capable all-around than the first models. Combined with environmental issues receiving plenty of public attention it's clear that electric cars are going be getting a lot more attention over the next few years. But, will electric cars save you money? With the incentives in place to encourage us over to the apparent green side, it would certainly seem that way on paper. In this article, we'll delve a little deeper and discover the real answer to the question will electric cars save you money?
diesel cars being discontinued?
It's a little too early to know if diesel cars are being discontinued. Transport experts have been talking for some time about diesel cars being discontinued. This is because the government is under pressure to place more importance on reducing air pollution. The supreme court has ruled that UK Government must take urgent action to tackle air pollution. This industrial action has prompted discussions about diesel cars being discontinued. The EU previously demanded that Britain cut nitrogen dioxide levels to 40 micrograms of per cubic metre by 2010. The UK have failed to reach this target. As a result, the European Commission have threatened to fine the UK millions of pounds.

Best luxury electric cars

Looking for an electric car that is on the more luxurious side? We take a look at the best luxury electric cars...
Tesla Model S front view fast driving red paint
If you want an electric car but want something on the luxurious side, then you are in luck. Because there is a surprising amount of luxury electric cars on the market today.But, which ones are the best?In this article, we take a look at the electric cars on the more executive end of the spectrum.

Company Car Tax for electric cars

Everything you need to know about company car tax for electric cars
Electric charging point
When looking at company cars, company car tax will play a huge factor. You don’t want to get your dream car, only to find that the amount you will have to pay in company car tax takes you up and over your budget.Electric cars have always been divisive. But, like it or not, they are becoming more popular and it won’t be long before they’re a common sight on our roads.One of the reasons they will become increasingly popular is because of company car tax.In this article, we are going to be looking at everything to do with company car tax for electric cars, and which electric cars you might want to look at for your next company car.
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