The boom in electric cars has given rise to a new social faux pas
“Interestingly, Kia’s survey reports the public think asking to charge your car at a friend's house is bad manners. Is this due to e-charging being a newish concept? I wonder if this will change over time. Ultimately, a can of petrol costs a lot more than an hour's electricity for the car, so is it directly comparable?
Other faus pax
A quarter think it’s perfectly acceptable as a guest to swear inside someone’s home, while one in 10 think it’s fine to ask for the Wi-Fi password within 30 minutes of arriving.
Kia launched Kia Charge to give owners of the brand’s electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles access to around 17,000 charge points across the UK – around 68 per cent of the public charging network – from a single account.