home charging point is one of the best ways to reduce carbon emissions and create a greener future. But new electric vehicles are expensive, often costing more than their petrol or diesel equivalent as it is currently more expensive to manufacture electric cars, and the higher costs are passed onto the consumer. This is changing as the industry grows and becomes more established. More affordable EV models are now available, like the Nissan Leaf and the Renault Zoe. However, the cost of a brand new electric vehicle is still more than many can afford.