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Charging into 2020 with EO
All about our exciting charging partnership with EO
Welcome to the electric 20's...
By Fiona Howarth, Chief Executive of Octopus Electric Vehicles It is the end of an era - as we say goodbye to another fantastic decade, we look forward to th...
Nov 25, 2019
Cybertruck: Love It Or Hate It? Two points of view
The unveiling of Tesla's Cybertruck has prompted debate like very few electric cars before it. Is it a ht or a miss?
Nov 11, 2019
Top 10 Electric vehicles
There are dozens of electric vehicles now on the market. Here's Octopus Electric Vehicles' view of some of the best out there right now
Sep 26, 2019
Hot Takes from Frankfurt Motorshow 2019
The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show may well be seen as a watershed in the electrification, as every major manufacturer embraced electric cars
Sep 12, 2019
The ID-3: Volkswagen mean business
Not another new electric car? ‘Tis the season of new car announcements. This is because the Frankfurt Motor Show is approaching, where new cars are trumpeted...
Sep 12, 2019
Tesla Model 3 - The Game Changer
Tesla Model 3. It’s the car that may well change the way we drive. Growing up in the 90s, as games consoles were beginning to eat up the precious time of tee...
Sep 6, 2019
Taycan things to a new level
The Porsche Taycan is one of the most eagerly anticipated car launches of 2019. Our resident superfan Charlie Fraser gives the inside view
Sep 5, 2019
Smart Charging: What does the future hold, and what do you think?
The government are looking to regulate the world of smart charging, and we'd love to know what you think about these proposals
Aug 9, 2019
Turning disaster to opportunity: the Nissan LEAF
They say necessity is the mother of invention. Few stories illustrate this so much as the creation of vehicle-to-grid charging, which Nissan
Jul 9, 2019
A history of the electric vehicle; from carriages to milk carts to Tesla
it may surprise you to find out that the history of EVs stretches back as far as the development of the motor car itself...
Jun 25, 2019
Pikes Peak: how electric vehicles are changing the landscape of motorsport's wild frontier
Hillclimbing is one of the oldest forms of motorsport, in which drivers hurtle up an uncomfortably steep, incredibly narrow course
Jun 19, 2019
Electric Vehicles: At the end of the day, it’s all about the car
It’s pretty accepted wisdom these days that electric cars are good for the environment; they produce zero tailpipe emissions, which means no harmful pollutan...
Apr 9, 2019
The Ultra Low Emissions Zones are here
As the ULEZ is introduced to the streets of central London, here's our guide to what you need to know about the scheme designed to tackle ai
Apr 9, 2019
How can I charge an EV using renewable energy?
Within the next ten years the UK will be home to over a million electric vehicles, and slowly, the world’s getting ready for that. It’ll mean beefing up the ...
Dec 12, 2018
Blog: 2018 - what a year!
2018 has been quite a year for electric vehicles (EVs), and likewise it’s been quite a year for us. We’ve visited some great towns and cities across the UK, ...
Dec 5, 2018
Are Electric Vehicles bad for the environment?
“They cause more pollution in production” “The lithium batteries are worse than ‘normal’ car batteries” “The UK grid system can’t cope with mass charging” So...
Sep 28, 2018
Hybrid vs Electric: 8 reasons to boldly go electric!
So you’ve decided to ditch the gas guzzler and get behind the wheel of a greener alternative. But how green will you go? The differences between hybrid (whic...