Charging for charge points
Driveways with charge points are offering money-making opportunities for homeowners as they rent them out as parking spaces to electric vehicle motorists.
And the pace of bookings is set to surge after a deal between two industry giants.
For the first time, customers will be able to make bookings for YourParkingSpace.co.uk spaces where EV charging is available through charge point-finding platform Zap-Map.
Now Honda are introducing their updated CR-V.
“This one’s just off the boat,” said the man from Honda, as he handed me the keys.
The new version has a longer wheelbase and it’s wider – but not taller – than its predecessor. It has broader, more muscular wheel arches for a rugged out- of-town look with sharper contours on the bonnet and the latest Honda signature grille and headlights.
In the EX version, it sits on large 19in alloys. The wood on the interior contrasts with the black leather finish and works well.
The large seats are comfortable and the front and rear ones are heated as well as the steering wheel. Indeed, in this top-of-the-range spec, you get loads of luxury touches as standard, such as the opening panoramic glass roof, the head- up display and the hands- free power tailgate.
The 7in touchscreen houses the sat nav and entertainment controls as well as providing the screen for the reversing camera. There is loads of