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Where Can I Charge My Electric Van?

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June 27th, 2022

Electric vehicles are becoming an increasingly popular option and as a result of this, there is an increased number of options for electric vehicle charging. There will typically be a wide number of electric vehicle charging stations around major cities in the UK. This can be a cost-effective route to charging an electric vehicle. One downside to this is that it can take a long time to charge an electric vehicle.

Another popular option for electric vehicle owners is the installation of a charging point on a personal or business property. Whilst this option is more costly it can provide a useful option considering the length of time some electric vehicles require to be charged. There are other options such as sharing the cost of charger installation among electric vehicle owners in a neighbourhood. It is also possible to offset the costs of this installation by renting this out.

Read more for some further information on options for charging electric vehicles.

Charging Points

There is a range of options when it comes to charging offering varying charging speeds. Typically rapid charging points are more expensive and are usually found at motorway service stations. Options found around cities will usually take longer to charge a vehicle but can be more cost-effective. There are a number of apps available to find the nearest charging points. Using a charging point can be a useful option for tradespeople with work in city centres as the vehicle can be charging whilst work is carried out on a job.

Charging Installation

Whilst the installation of a charging point is expensive, the cost of energy used to charge the vehicle will typically be significantly less than the cost to refuel a petrol or diesel vehicle. Having an electric vehicle charger at home also provides the option of charging the vehicle overnight which saves time waiting for an electric vehicle to reach full charge during the day.

Electric vans offer an energy-efficient and cost-effective route as a sustainable business option. One frequent use of electric vehicles is in providing delivery services throughout a city, especially where there are charges for vehicle emissions. For businesses with a lot of clients in city centres, this can reduce costs considerably.

Get In Touch

At Van Sales we have a wide range of electric vans for sale. Our range of electric vans includes options for a range of payloads and business uses available with finance lease, contract hire or hire purchase options available. To discuss purchase options, or to talk through the suitability of an electric van for your business, call us today on 0117 428 7721 or email us at and one of our team will be happy to get back to you.


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