2019 will see new mid-priced (around £35,000) electric vehicles with increased ranges up to 260 miles per charge. | 2019 will still see prices of used electric vehicles rise around the world due to high demand and low supply. | January 2019 the Low Emissions Zone will be active in Glasgow and will apply to all vehicles by December 2022. / BMW i3 120Ah launch. | March Audi e-tron launch. / Kia e-Niro launch. / Tesla Model Y revealed. | April 2019 the Ultra Low Emission Zone will be active in London and spread to the inner London area bounded by the North and South Circular by October 2021. | June 2019 Tesla Model 3 makes its way to the UK. | July 2019 all UK government-funded charging points must use smart technology allowing remote access by electricity suppliers over the internet. / Mercedes EQC launch. / MG eZS launch. | August 2019 Second generation Renault Zoe launch. | September 2019 Audi e-tron Sportback launch. / Porche Taycan launch. / New version of the Hyundai Ionic launch. | October 2019 Aston Martin Rapide E launch. / Updated Kia Soul launch. / Mini Cooper S E launch. / Polestar 2 launch. | November 2019 DS 2 Crossback E-Tense launch. / Volkswagen ID launch. / Volvo XC40 Electric launch. | December 2019 Audi Q2 e-tron concept revealed. / Honda Urban EV launch. / Nissan Leaf SUV launch. / Peugeot 208 Electric launch. | Spring 2020 Vauxhall e-Corsa launch. / Seat e-Mii launch. / Skoda e-Citgo launch. | Summer 2020 BMW iX3 launch. / Skoda Vision E launch.
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What are the charging options?
Having an electric vehicle means changing your behavior as there are more options for charging releasing you from making a regular trip to fuel stations.
Current options are as follows:
At home which is convenient if you park on a drive as your car will charge overnight using either a dedicated home charger or normal mains socket!
Public establishments such as shopping centres, car parks, hotels, fuel stations and motorway service stations.