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Running out of charge stories

Power to the Porsche

Power to the Porsche

An  RAC  customer was left stranded at their own home after purchasing a 2020 Porsche Cayenne e-hybrid 4 months ago. This patron had not charged the vehicle at all in this time, leaving the hybrid battery completely flat, so the RAC were phoned for assistance because...

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A Smart Charge for the Smart Car

A Smart Charge for the Smart Car

After recently purchasing a new Smart EQ forfour, this  RAC customer was yet to have a home EV charger installed. Having had the vehicle for a few weeks, the charge on the car was running very low. Assuming he would be able to reach the static charging station at the...

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Electric van runs flat

Electric van runs flat

There are many reasons for companies to switch to electric vans. However, electric vans can also have their disadvantages. One of the main concerns with electric vans is range anxiety and range variation. Most vehicle manufacturers state a range of 100 miles, but it...

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One mile short

One mile short

This driver had just picked up a hire car and set off on their journey when they realised that the vehicle had very little charge remaining. As a result, they proceeded on to the nearest high powered static charging station. However, the driver was not a regular EV...

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No electric car charge cards

No electric car charge cards

After purchasing a brand-new electric car just 2 days ago, this EV driver was yet to obtain the electric car charge cards required to charge electric vehicles but was advised at the dealership that this would not be an issue as most charge points accept credit/debit...

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Places to be, work to be done.

Places to be, work to be done.

Portable car chargers for electric cars are proving themselves essential to provide emergency power to EVs unable to reach a static charging station before they run out of charge. This was the case yet again last week when a business trip becomes problematic when Kia...

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