Energy Saving Trust (EST) Grant for Scotland EV Drivers

For those that live in Scotland, the Energy Saving Trust (EST) offers £300 off the cost of their home charge point and installation. This double whammy grant (OLEV and EST) for Scottish customers. An unbelievable total of up to £800 off the cost of their home charge point and installation. The Office for Low Emissions...
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Tesla the industry disruptor

Tesla’s race to bring electric cars to the masses - with all its closely-observed delays, setbacks, and milestones - is the triumph of a disruptor. California-based Tesla is famous for driving innovation in the electric car sector. A disruptor brand that shot into the limelight in 2008 with a high-performance electric sports car. It set...
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The Andersen EV Team

The great crowdfunding experience

What a month of September it has been. As some of you may have heard, we have successfully crowdfunded our seed round with an incredible overfunding amount of £734k. It was really busy and tiring but, now we're on the other side, we feel extremely happy and pumped up! To crowdfund or not to crowdfund? I...
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Power Struggle – Wireless Charging

In the charging zone, wireless might be the buzzword but plugging-in is the smarter choice. Wireless charging is currently being vaunted across the media as the holy grail of electric vehicle (EV) adoption. I have my reservations, though. Yes, at first glance, it is a fuss-free technology that is capable of charging an electric car...
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Paul Willcox - Non-Executive Director at Andersen EV

Paul Willcox joins us as Non-Executive Director.

We’re excited to announce the appointment of Paul Willcox as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Paul Willcox was Chairman of Nissan Europe up until his recent departure in March 2018 and worked at Nissan for 26 years. During his career at Nissan, Paul served as the head of the automaker’s UK and led European...
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Driving a Tesla Model X through france

Driving a Tesla through France

This summer I experienced the true sense of e-mobility. What I thought might be a challenge was already well thought through by Tesla. It was an incredible feeling to drive purely on electricity for 750 miles and an experience which I hope will be common to everyone in the near future. Range Anxiety: On When...
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How to care for my Andersen

How to care for my Andersen Charge Point?

We can all do with some easy maintenance stuff in our lives. My first dishwasher arrived just before the birth of my first baby (I was 38 years old). Goodness knows why I waited that long (for the dishwasher!). Now with the business and 2 kids to juggle, quality time is even more precious. My deeply...
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Andersen Smart Charger

The Journey Has Started

Back in June 2017, my team (Ian, Yang, Fotis, Paul, Ivor & Laurence) started working on the Andersen smart charging solution. We researched, we played with Raspberry Pi’s, we built breadboard prototypes, we wrote code, all in the quest to find a strong and secure foundation to build the Andersen charging future. To see the...
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PEDAL POWER: Look out! Electric bikes

Electric bikes are boosting the future of cycling culture on our streets. Cruising into work, enjoying the ride through central London. I arrive crisp and fresh, cool and calm. I am still peddling. There is a healthy element of blood coursing through my veins however I don’t break a sweat. The motor navigates me through...
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Volvo vs Tesla

Tesla is not only about cars

Buying a new family car is an exciting journey which involves spending a lot of time and money finding "the one". The experience is strikingly different from one brand to the other, tipping the balance on which car you end up buying. Which car to buy? When my wife and I decided that we needed...
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