EV Maintenance

Welcome to our EV Maintenance Hub
Keep your electric vehicle running smoothly with our guides and resources


Electric Cars: A Comprehensive MOT Guide

Learn how an electric vehicle MOT differs from a petrol or diesel MOT. Plus a range of tips on keeping your EV maintained and in top condition to pass its MOT.

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Can You Tow an Electric Car?

The question, can you tow an electric car, might seem straightforward as we are used to towing our petrol cars whenever they break down. But the answer is more complex than you might think! In this guide to towing EVs, we will delve into how you can tow an electric … Read more

Electric Car Breakdown Cover 2024

Electric car breakdown cover is now offered by many UK breakdown cover providers as standard. As the UK EV market continues to grow and evolve, the need for specialised breakdown cover for electric cars has never been more essential. So what is EV breakdown cover and who offers the best … Read more

How to Convert Your Petrol Car to an Electric Vehicle

If you are attached to your petrol car or own a classic and want to make the switch to an EV, one option is to convert your existing petrol car to electric. This may seem like a daunting task, but with the right guidance and information, it is possible to … Read more

The Best Electric Car Battery Warranty 2024

The electric car battery warranty can sometimes be overlooked during the purchase process – let’s face it, a warranty is not really as glamorous as the paint colour or the heated seats. A comprehensive and reliable EV battery warranty gives EV owners peace of mind, knowing that they are protected … Read more

Can You Recycle EV Batteries?

A crucial aspect of making electric vehicles truly eco-friendly is whether or not you can recycle the parts when an EV comes to the end of the road! Let’s look at the process of EV battery recycling, the environmental benefits, and the innovations shaping current battery recycling. Can you recycle … Read more

Jump Starting an Electric Car

This article investigates the topic of jump-starting an electric car, including safety measures, recommended equipment, and a step-by-step guide on how to jump-start your EV. By the end of this guide, you should be well-equipped and well-informed in case you ever need to jump-start your EV. Can you jump-start an … Read more

What Happens If My Electric Car Runs Out of Battery?

The fear of running out of battery (otherwise known as range anxiety) is a very real concern for EV owners. So what happens if an electric car runs out of battery? In this article we will review the warning signs to look out for, what actually happens if your electric … Read more

Troubleshooting EV Charging Ports Issues

Charging ports are becoming an essential part of our daily lives as EV owners. While these charging ports are designed to make powering your EV a breeze, they can sometimes cause issues that leave you scratching your head.  Fear not, you are in the right place – in this comprehensive … Read more

Essential EV Charger Maintenance Tips

You have just bought a new home charger and now you should spend some time learning how to look after it! Just like you would want to keep your EV in top condition, it’s important to apply the same level of care and regular maintenance to the EV charger. So … Read more

How Long Can an EV Sit Without Being Charged?

This article looks at how long your electric car can remain parked without losing its charge. We explore the factors that influence an electric vehicle’s battery charge when it is not being used and investigate topics such as battery self-discharge, temperature effects, and other electrical draining systems that consume power … Read more


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