Electric car owners celebrate 1 August as it’s when ‘average petrol bills surpass EV charging costs for the calendar year’

It’s been estimated that today is when EVs are ‘free to drive’ compared to petrols Calculation is based on the cost to cover average annual mileage of 7,400 miles  That’s because 1 August marks the date when the cost of filling up a petrol car surpasses the electricity bills to charge an EV for the