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Charging Your EV From Flat to Full Can Cost £240. Or Nothing

A new study of EV charging around the U.K. using local council stations shows a wide variety of costs—from outrageous to zero.

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Electric car owners face a “postcode lottery” when it comes to the cost of using council-owned charging points, according to new research.

Figures obtained by British Gas show 21 councils across England and Wales allow motorists to top up their batteries for free.