Frequently asked Questions about Electric Vehicles

Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular as more people look for sustainable and environmentally friendly modes of transportation. If you’re considering buying an electric car, you may have some questions about how they work, their benefits and drawbacks, and what kind of maintenance they require.

Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about electric cars, but if you have a question which we have not answered, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team!

What is an electric car?


An electric car is a type of vehicle that runs on electricity instead of gasoline or diesel fuel. It uses one or more electric motors to power the wheels and is typically powered by rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

How far can electric cars go on a single charge?


The range of an electric car varies depending on the model and battery size. Generally, most electric cars can travel between 100-250 miles on a single charge. However, some high-end models can travel up to 400 miles on a single charge.

How much does it cost to charge an electric car?


This will depend on your electricity rates and the size of your car's battery, but generally it costs less to charge an electric car than to fill up a petrol or diesel car.

Can electric cars be charged at home?


Yes, electric cars can be charged at home using a charger. It is important to make sure that the electrical system in your home is able to handle the increased demand for electricity from charging an electric car.

Do I still need to service an electric car?


Yes, electric cars require regular maintenance like any other vehicle, but they may require less maintenance overall due to having fewer moving parts.

How long do electric car batteries last?


Electric car batteries typically last between 8 and 10 years, but this can vary depending on the car’s make and model, as well as the driving conditions.

Do you have a question?


If you have any more questions about electric cars, you can speak to a member of our team by filling in an enquiry form here