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  • Where you can, take buses, trains, bike, or walk.
  • Lease an electric car and ditch the fossil fuelled engines.
  • Plan your staycation - explore everything beautiful Britain has to offer!
How to afford an electric car

For cars, the future is electric. With the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles banned from 2030, the demand for electric cars is booming. Sales recently reached a record high. Given that transport is the single biggest source of UK emissions, this is heartening news. The only problem is that electric vehicles (EVs) tend to cost more to buy than cars with conventional combustion engines. So how can you afford one?

The myths versus the reality of owning an electric car

The vehicle of tomorrow doesn’t have to cost a fortune today.

How the travel industry could deliver greener transport

Maximum camping fun with minimal environmental impact.

Hybrid cars are billed as an environmentally-friendly stepping stone towards cleaner travel, but are they as green as they seem?

With pandemic restrictions easing, the UK has seen a rush on domestic holiday accommodation. But forget high prices and limited choice, a house swap could be the answer to your hopes for a summer holiday booking this year

Everything you need to know about electric scooters and the UK’s stance on them.

Get away closer to home.

It’s good for you and the environment.

The vehicle of tomorrow don’t need to cost a fortune today.

Adventures await by rail and sea.

Sports utility vehicles are now the second biggest contributor to global emissions increases.

An ever-growing charging infrastructure means owning an electric vehicle is becoming increasingly feasible, no matter where you live.

cars and fumes in traffic jam

Getting from A to B in a petrol or diesel car comes with a high price for us and the planet.

The Eden Project, Cornwall

Forget packed amusement parks and overhyped tourist attractions. These destinations make for an altogether more inspirational – and sustainable – family day out.

Audi e-tron electric car

Electric cars are the future of motoring. They are clean, fast and cheaper to run compared with petrol and diesel models.

The range of many models is over 200 miles and there are more charging locations than petrol stations so there is no longer any reason to delay in switching to an electric vehicle (EV).

Sue Amiel lives in Bristol with her husband Gaby and two children, Elodie (7) and Gabriel (4). Earlier this year, they bought an electric bike that could carry both children in tandem. Here, Sue tells us how it has transformed the way they travel around the city.

Giving up air travel is a positive step to reducing your carbon footprint. But it doesn’t have to mean giving up travelling or never going abroad. In fact, flight-free travel can turn getting around into an adventure all of its own, says complementary therapist and charity worker Linda Jones, who shares her account of travelling to Malta by train. 

Swapping your long haul flight for a UK forest holiday could hold the key to a truly relaxing break. So, instead of joining the queues at Heathrow, why not stay closer to home, tap into nature, and take a deep, calming breath for your next break?

It’s looking pretty certain that electric vehicles are the future of transport and prices keep falling. But right now, the cost of a new car is out of many people’s reach. So what if you could get around quickly and easily, without shelling out for a new car, and without the hassle of finding a parking space? Enter: the electric bike.

traffic jam in a city

As London implements an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), we celebrate a great step forwards in the fight to bring clean air to our cities and take polluting vehicles off our streets.

Blue Renault Zoe electric car

Having just bought her first electric car, writer Alison Fogg says the 100% electric Zoe is amazing.

Here's the inside track on her experience. Plus her top tips for what car showrooms could do to promote clean technology.

Full Supercharger Tesla service station

A Tesla owners account of volunteering at the first major electric car show in the UK: Fully Charged Live

People cycling in town

Everyone is aware of the many health benefits of cycling and would like to do a bit more. But sometimes habits and inertia prevent us from hopping on our bikes.

Jon Launder with a Tesla electric car

Why are electric car owners so passionate about electric vehicles?

In this guest blog, Jon Launder discusses his first experience of owning a Tesla including how easy it was to charge on the super highway, using auto pilot feature and how he feels about running his car from solar power.

People walking in a busy High Street

With initiatives like ULEZ in London happening now, this is a unique moment to set ambitious plans for clean air zones and plan city centres so that citizens and not cars, are the priority. Encouraging more active travel including walking and cycling, as well as public transport and electric cars, benefits everyone both financially and with improved wellbeing. 

Financial and Performance Benefits of Electric Cars

There are many fantastic reasons to buy an electric car not least because they are the future of motoring.

Fab No-fly holidays Ideas for Great Britain and Beyond

Why are Holidays Close to Home the Best?

Visiting Great Britain and taking holidays close to home provides an opportunity to explore one of the most varied and captivating landscapes in the world and as a special bonus, completely removes the need to fly. 

Explaining why All Electric Cars Are Better than Hybrids

From electric cars to hybrid plug-in electric vehicles, motoring is changing for good.

7 Reasons to Buy Electric Cars

There are many reasons to switch to an electric vehicle (EV), whether it's a pure electric car or a hybrid plug-in electric vehicle. Not only do these newer cars have faster performance, they're also cheaper to run and cleaner.


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