To help us bust these myths, we enlisted the help of the McGlynn family, who agreed to trade in their petrol-powered transportation for a fully-electric Nissan Leaf for two weeks.
Would it be too slow? Take too long to charge? Too expensive to run?
In our first episode, James, Jess, Meg and Eli take their new car out for a spin for the first time – see what they made of it in the video*, below.
*This video was filmed in 2019 when the government's deadline for the sale of new petrol and diesel cars was 2040. The new deadline is 2030.
Following the launch of the market’s first car insurance product developed solely for electric cars, research from LV= General Insurance (LV=GI), one of the UK’s largest car insurers, exposes the unfounded reasons people are hesitant about making the move to a fully electric car.