It’s Electrifying!

With family electric cars like the Kia EV 6 and Hyundai Ioniq 5 zipping around, it’s time to plug into the electrifying world of EV charging.  Grab a coffee and let’s dive into this guide to tackle the plethora of charging solutions.

That’s my name, don’t wear it out”  Danny Zuko

  1. Home Sweet Home Charging Solutions

For the convenience of charging your EV while you sleep, home charging stations are a game-changer. Imagine waking up to a fully charged vehicle every morning! These charging points and wall boxes can be installed in your garage or on your drive /pathway, ensuring that your EV is always ready to hit the road.  Government incentives and reduced electricity rates for EV charging at home make it an economical and eco-friendly choice.

Charging points on lampposts are steadily growing and its worth keeping a beady eye out on your street.  A new one has just magically appeared on the opposite side to Kate’s house.

Charging points are now part of every new build house and building in the UK.

Charging your car will become routine and go hand in hand with locking the front door, saying good night to the dog and turning the lights out.

  1. Public Charging Infrastructure – Fueling your Adventures

Venturing beyond the confines of your driveway? Fear not, for the UK boasts a robust public charging network that spans cities and motorways. Whether you’re exploring the vibrant streets of London or embarking on an epic road trip to the picturesque countryside, public chargers have grown in abundance.  Over 45,000 – up 40% from 2022.

Much like the choice of EV cars in the UK the public chargers also come in various shapes and sizes!  Rapid chargers, fast chargers, and slow chargers – each serving a unique purpose in replenishing your EV’s battery.

Oh, and don’t fret about locating these elusive chargers. Smart charging apps and navigation systems are here to guide you, ensuring you’re never stranded without power.

You can now plan journeys and link in with a charging station on your way.  Range anxiety no more!

“She’s electric,  she’s in a family full of eccentrics” Oasis

  1. Workplace Charging  

The daily commute to work may have been a monotonous chore before, but now it’s an opportunity to recharge – literally! Many workplaces across the UK are installing charging stations, offering employees a convenient way to power up during the 9-to-5 grind.

Just like the Mazda CX-60 cutting-edge tech, some offices even offer smart charging solutions that let you manage your EV’s energy consumption efficiently.

Workplace charging not only benefits employees but also underscores your employer’s commitment to sustainability. It’s a win-win for everyone involved!

  1. Destination Charging – Exploring While You Recharge

Picture this: You’re embarking on a weekend getaway or a family day out. Your EV battery is running low, but fret not; destination charging has got you covered.

From posh hotels to bustling shopping centres and countryside pubs, more and more destinations in the UK are embracing EV charging. Plug in, have a bite to eat, and recharge empty tummies along with your EV’s battery.

These advanced safety features ensure your journey is secure, charging at these destinations offers peace of mind while you indulge in exploration and will still make it home before the witching hour (bath and bedtime!).

From posh hotels to bustling shopping centres and countryside pubs, more and more destinations in the UK are embracing EV charging

  1. The Future – Supercharging Your EV Experience

The future of EV charging in the UK is nothing short of thrilling! As technology accelerates, so does the efficiency of charging solutions.

Imagine super-fast charging stations capable of replenishing your EV’s battery in the blink of an eye. Inductive charging that eliminates the need for physical connectors. Solar-powered charging stations that harness the sun’s energy to charge your EV sustainably.

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Conclusion

So there you have it, a comprehensive guide to charging your electric vehicle in the UK. The EV charging landscape in the UK is growing and definitely needs to accelerate in order to accommodate the growth in EV car buying.  Juggling family life can be hard enough and the infrastructure needs to be there to make charging your car simple, stress free and super fast!