All about charging

Putting the power in your hands.

From charging times to the best way to find your nearest charge point, this is your one-stop shop for powering your electric or hybrid car.

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The ID. Range

Introducing the ID. Take a tour around our new electric collection.

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Charging your electric vehicle

Find out everything there is to know about charging your vehicle, including how you can install a charging station at home or at work, and how long it takes to power up.

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Installing a home charge point

We've partnered up with Pod Point - the industry's experts in EV charging. Not only is standard installation typically included with a Pod Point homecharger, they will apply for special government grant on your behalf - this can entitle you to a £500 discount off the price of your home charger.

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Charging out and about & Charging apps

Thanks to an influx of apps, it couldn’t be easier to find a charging station and recharge while out and about. Read our recommendations of the best apps and how they can help you.

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Charging times

Charging your electric vehicle depends on the type of socket you’re using and which kind of vehicle you’re charging up. Read more about the charge times per socket and Volkswagen.

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Ecotricity

For an electric vehicle to run completely emission free, you need to ensure your power source is environmentally friendly too. Ecotricity is the greenest energy company in the country as all their energy comes from the wind, sea and sun.

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Find a charge point with Zap-Map

Zap-Map helps you find your nearest charging station. It shows you charge points that are compatiable with both electric and hybrid cars.

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Volkswagen and Tesco announce electric partnership

Volkswagen and Tesco have announced a partnership that will deliver more than 2,400 charging bays to 600 Tesco stores nationwide.

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