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What are the most popular EV vehicles in the UK?

According to the latest Web Search Results, the most popular EV vehicles in England vary by year. In 2021, the top three most popular EVs in the UK were the Tesla Model 3, the Kia e-Niro, and the Volkswagen ID.3, with the Nissan Leaf, Audi E-tron, Hyundai Kona Electric, MINI Electric, Renault Zoe, Vauxhall Corsa-e, and MG ZS EV completing the top 10. For 2022, the top five most popular electric cars sold in the UK were the Tesla Model Y, Tesla Model 3, Kia e-Niro, Volkswagen ID.3, and the Nissan Leaf. Other popular models included the Audi Q4 e-tron, BMW i4, MG 5 EV, Polestar 2, and Mini Electric. Factors such as practicality, affordability, and familiarity appear to be key drivers of these EVs’ popularity among UK buyers.

What type of ev charger cables are there?

Electric vehicle (EV) charging cables come in various types, each with its own unique set of characteristics. The three most common EV charging cables are the Type 1, Type 2, and CHAdeMO cables. Type 1 cables are also known as the J1772 connector and are commonly used in North America and Japan. They have five pins and can deliver up to 7.4 kW of power. Type 1 cables are used mainly for slow and fast charging. Type 2 cables have seven pins and are commonly used in Europe. They can deliver up to 22 kW of power and are used for slow, fast, and rapid charging. Type 2 cables are compatible with most EVs, making them a versatile option. CHAdeMO cables are used mainly for rapid charging and are commonly found in Japan. They have two large connectors and are capable of delivering up to 62.5 kW of power. CHAdeMO cables are not as widely used as Type 1 and Type 2 cables but are essential for long-distance travel. In addition to these three types of cables, there are also Tesla connectors that are used exclusively for Tesla vehicles. Tesla connectors can deliver up to 120 kW of power, making them some of the fastest charging cables available. When choosing an EV charging cable, it’s essential to ensure that it’s compatible with your vehicle and the type of charging station you plan to use. By understanding the different types of EV charging cables available, you can choose the one that best suits your needs and ensures your EV is always charged and ready to go.

What is home electric car charging?

EV Home Charging allows you to charge your electric car battery from the comfort of your own home. Charging your car at home is much cheaper and more convenient than filling it up at a service station. It is also great the planet.

How much does it cost to charge my electric vehicle?

Charging your electric vehicle at home is often more affordable than using a public charger. The total cost of charging your electric vehicle will depend on factors like your battery size and power level. Energy is typically billed per kWh and Home EV chargers are typically a faster way to charge than 3-prong outlets and cables.

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Why is important to choose the right ev charger?

Electric car chargers are important because they are the key to enabling widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs). Without a reliable network of chargers, EV drivers would be limited in their ability to travel long distances and may experiencpe range anxiety. Additionally, the availability of chargers can influence a consumer’s decision to purchase an EV in the first place. By installing more charging stations, it becomes easier and more convenient for people to switch to electric vehicles, reducing their dependence on fossil fuels and helping to combat climate change.

How does compareevcharging.com provide savings on ev chargers and installers?

Compareevcharging.com helps households and various sized UK based businesses save money on the purchase of their EV charger. This is achieved by fully understanding your requirements and then searching the market for the best fit with our various install and partner specialists. This is how it works (link to how it works)

How does home electric car charging work?

If you have off-street parking, our partners can install an EV charger at your residential property. The charger connects to your electrical network and powers your car via a connecting cable. All you have to do is plug your car into the charger and wait for your car to charge. It is as simple as that. With home charging, you can enjoy super cheap green energy overnight (which is the best time to charge your vehicle) and avoid the hassle of having to find public chargers.

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Client testimonials

Lisa Davidson

Home Owner

I spent ages searching google for the cheapest chargers however many of the site were not independent . Within minutes I was able to find the cheapest one on this site and the process was simple. 100% recommend.

Jamie Fairburn

Business Owner

We set ourselves a a target to become carbon neutral by the end of 2023 and with the help of compareevcharging we are well on the way. Process was simple and I managed to save thousands with some good advice. Happy employees.

Charlie M.

Ohme

Working with the guys is a dream, they put the customer and the planet first which is a big tick for us when looking to work with companies in this field. Keep up the good work!

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Our partners

We have been extremely diligent in our partner selection process. Whether you are looking for solar capability, fast charging or simply seeking a charger that is aesthetically pleasing our partners have you covered

The Workplace Charging Scheme

Reduce the cost of workplace charging by up to £14,000

The OZEV Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) grant enables businesses to receive a £350 grant, per socket to install EV charging infrastructure at workplaces for staff and fleet vehicle use. The grant is awarded to the business, however, claimed by us, your OZEV-approved installation company. The grant can be claimed against a maximum of 40 sockets.

See how CompareEVCharging.com can help you by clicking here and Check your eligibility for this scheme by clicking here.