EV Ownership

Articles about the actual ownership of an electric vehicle.

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Glass’s Offer Guidance on Residual Values for Electric Vehicles

Residual Value (RV) forecasts for electric vehicles (EV) are increasingly getting closer to that of traditional diesel cars as the used car market acclimatises to the new technology and understanding of it improves, says Glass’s. The publishers of the trade pricing bible say that in some cases, EV RV forecasts are already approaching that of …

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Nissan LEAF Italian Owner Vito

LEAF Owners Getting Nearer to 1 Billion All Electric Kilometres

Nissan LEAF drivers are clocking up a huge amount of all electric miles as they near the landmark achievement of surpassing 1 billion kilometres. Nissan has created a series of animated stories to celebrate the race to 1 billion electric km featuring owners. The story of Roberto, from Valladolid, is particularly interesting as he drives …

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Toyota Prius Gen 3

RECALL ALERT: Some Toyota Prius Models Recalled to Correct Software Issue

Toyota has announced a recall today for some of its current, third-generation Prius models to correct a potential problem with the hybrid system’s boost converter software. The recall affects 30,790 UK-registered Prius cars.  Worldwide, there have been no reports of any accidents or injuries relating to this issue.  In Europe Toyota has recorded 11 field …

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VW e-up!

1,000 Free Green Miles for VW e-up! Owners, courtesy of Ecotricity

On sale now, the Volkswagen e-up! offers a quieter alternative to their award winning up! city car. Available from 24 e-Retailers, the e-up! offers a five door, four-seat high spec. car producing zero emissions at the tail pipe. In addition, Volkswagen have teamed up with Ecotricity, the world’s first ‘green electricity’ company, to provide an …

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