Driving an electric car can sometimes make a calm person slide into bouts of extreme desperation. That may be the kindest way to describe why a Florida man ditched his Tesla on another person’s lawn, stole electricity from that house, and walked off to party with friends in the middle of the night. Read More…Read More
All government funded home chargepoints for electric vehicles must use innovative â€˜smartâ€™ technology from July 2019. The government announced this today, fulfilling the commitment in theÂ Road to Zero Strategy published earlier this year. This means chargepoints must be able to be remotely accessed. Each one capable of receiving, interpreting and reacting to a signal. Smart […]Read More
More electric car owners are looking for hotels which offer electric charge points. And Hookwood Lodge in Surrey knows this better than most. Demand from new guests has increased to such a level that they have now doubled the number of electric car chargers they have to cope with the high numbers of electric car […]Read More
The average price of UK petrol rose by 5.44p a litre in April, the second biggest monthly increase since 2000. Data from theÂ RACÂ revealed a litre of unleaded shot up from 122.62p to 128.06p on average, with the retailer increases driven by a 5% jump in the cost of a barrel of oil. Diesel increased by […]Read More
About the role We are looking for a home-based, part-time sales administrator to help us expand our business and focus on customer enquiries and job management. The role will initially be part time but may become full time eventually. The job allows flexible working and is designed to enable it to fit around other commitments […]Read More
So, youâ€™ve â€˜gone greenâ€™ and bought your first electric car. Fantastic, welcome to the future. Clean, quiet and ultra-low cost powered transport is all yours. But wait, what about getting some more of this lovely clean power, commonly referred to as electricity, when youâ€™ve used what you had in your car to begin with? Where […]Read More
So, you want to by an electric car or a hybrid electric car but do you know if it’s eligible for a government grant? Whether it’s on the price of the new car (because there aren’t grants on used electric and hybrid cars) or it’s one of our electric car chargers, you can find out […]Read More
Should I secure my home EV charging point? Itâ€™s a common question we are often asked and so, here in this Chargebase article, weâ€™ll cover this EV issue and give our view on this matter. Home EV charging points are becoming increasingly popular but they do present a potential security issue for owners. Almost none […]Read More
A ban on conventional petrol or diesel cars seems likely. It won’t happen for decades, and the details have yet to be even discussed, let aloneÂ confirmed, but it’s safe to assume that the simplest powertrainÂ â€” an internal combustion engine driving the wheels via a mechanical transmissionÂ â€” will one day seem as old-fashioned as a manual […]Read More
Shell is opening a first wave of electric vehicle charging points at its UK petrol stations, in a sign of the far-reaching changes under way in the transport and oil sectors. Drivers will be able to recharge 80% of their battery in half an hour at forecourts in London, Surrey and Derby from this week, […]Read More
â€œChargebase has the smallest charger on the market and unlike the national suppliers who are only interested in quick and simple installations, they had qualified electricians willing to do the extra work we needed. I paid a little extra above a standard install for the extra work, but the price was competitive and they arrived on time and completed the install to my complete satisfaction.â€?
- Mr S, Sandhurst.