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Access to slow charging is a key variable; the analysis finds that where drivers have the possibility to charge their EV either at home or at a depot, they can save up to €3,000 per year with an EV compared to an equivalent diesel car. EVs charging primarily at home or at a depot offer a better TCO across medium and large vehicle categories in almost all cities, with the exception of Brussels due to comparatively high EV purchase and public charging costs. However, drivers would be worse off in a scenario where they almost exclusively rely on public fast charging. These findings are consistent across all cities and clearly show that guaranteed access to home or near-home charging is crucial to maximise the TCO benefits of EVs. This is especially true for ride-hailing drivers, who unlike taxis don’t have the option to either slow charge at a depot or fast charge at taxi ranks.