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Fancy charging your electric car on the move?

When I am asked how long it takes to charge up my electric car, I answer about ’30 seconds’.  That is how long it takes to plug it in and then step into the house for dinner or bed time.  For s...

Electric vehicle routing made easy with customised data

Leading organisations are beginning to invest in electric vehicles for the delivery and collection of goods and services. Despite an often higher upfront cost, EV’s are not subject to the expensive fuel costs of tr...
NIO EP9 BREAKS THE NURBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE LAP RECORD

NIO EP9 electric car breaks Nürburgring lap record

Today, the NIO EP9, the all electric hypercar, set a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife, achieving a lap time of 6 minutes 45.900 seconds, beating the record held by the lightweight Radical SR8LM. Last month...

Mitsubishi leads the way with electric car technical training

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK is taking a lead role in assisting with the creation of industry-standard courses in the maintenance of alternative-fuelled vehicles, with technicians in the dealer network being the first to ...

This electric car is entering the 10,000 mile Mongol Rally...

The Mongol Rally is an untimed 10,000 journey across Europe, Kazastan, Russia and through Mongolia arriving 6-8 weeks later in the Russian town of Udat-Ule.  This year will see electric car advocates Plug In Adventu...

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Why the London Motorshow was a missed opportunity for electric...

With the back drop of increasing air pollution in the streets of London, the local motorshow, which returned to Battersea Park for the second year, should be an opportunity to show case ultra low emissions vehicles,...
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Electric car charging schemes – which one should I join?

The world of electric car charging schemes has become a bit of a minefield recently, particularly as they’ve almost all have started billing users. This short post is designed to limit the number of schemes you have to...
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How will Electric Cars benefit from the new changes to...

In less than a month’s time on the 1st of April, prospective owners of electric vehicles are set to have a fresh opportunity presented to them to make some savings. Once the new legislation takes effect at midnight tha...
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Why are electric newcomers beating the big boys at their...

Car manufacturing is a pretty complex business, utilising many thousands of skilled employees, along with hundreds of suppliers employing staff to make, sell and deliver the parts that go into your shiny new car. Some ca...

UK company car tax policy driving staff into older, dirtier...

The number of employees paying company car tax has increased for the first time in 10 years, but the latest figures suggest that UK Government tax policy is driving staff into older, dirtier grey fleet vehicles via a Ca...

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Bookable electric car charging service eyes international expansion

Bookable electric car charging service eyes international expansion

From today, electric car drivers can now use the world’s first dedicated and bookable peer-to-peer charging network – Chargie to book a charge at domestic chargepoints...
Innovative new service lets you offer the use of your home electric car charge point – for a fee

Innovative new service lets you offer the use of your...

Chargie is the world’s first dedicated and bookable peer-to-peer electric vehicle charging service, which will enable EV drivers to access the domestic, wall-mounted charge points...
Electric car charging schemes – which one should I join?

Electric car charging schemes – which one should I join?

The world of electric car charging schemes has become a bit of a minefield recently, particularly as they’ve almost all have started billing users....

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Fully Charged takes an autonomous journey in a Nissan LEAF...

Fully Charged, the sustainable motoring YouTube channel, takes a ride in a fully autonomous electric car on public roads in the UK. The Nissan LEAF test vehicle has taken to the busy London roads over the last month show...

NEW VIDEO: NIO EP9 – the world’s fastest autonomous car

Not satisfied with breaking the electric car record lapping the Nürburgring in 7.05minutes, the stunning NIO EP9 is how the fastest autonomous car. The EP9 lapped the Circuit of the Americas racetrack in Austin, Texas i...
Volvo DRIVE ME Autonomous driving

Half of car buyers say no to a driverless car...

The biggest challenge facing a future of driverless cars may not be the most obvious one. As the UK contemplates the obstacles that lie ahead for legislature, infrastructure and technology, research from Auto Trader reve...

Nissan begins autonomous vehicle testing in London

For the first time Nissan has demonstrated its latest autonomous drive technology on public in Europe driving the congested roads of London. Nissan has already conducted public-road testing in Japan and the United States...

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MG E-MOTION electric concept likely for 2020 production

The iconic car MG Motors brand has unveiled the E-motion, an electric supercar concept, at the Shanghai International Auto Show. The concept offers a glimpse of the future, the next-generation vehicle aims to push the b...
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VW unwraps the I.D. CROZZ – a long range electric...

The Volkswagen I.D. electric car family has grown with the wraps coming off the all-wheel drive I.D. CROZZ – a car to rival the only electric SUV on market right now, the Tesla Model X.  The range of I.D. models i...

VW teases electric crossover set for Shanghai debut

The all electric Volkswagen I.D. Concept range is set to grow with the addition of a crossover, enjoying it’s world premiere at Auto Shanghai 2017 (19 to 29 April). The concept car is the brand’s first elect...

A sneak peek inside the Skoda VISION E electric car

Skoda is to show their first electric concept car at Auto Shanghai 2017 with a futuristic design showing the characteristics of Skoda’s new design language for future electric vehicles. The most striking body featu...

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An electric Porsche 911

An electric Porsche 911

So you really enjoy the instant torque of an electric car, but not even the looks of a Tesla can make you buy.  Then...
Arnie goes electric in converted Mercedes G-Wagen

Arnie goes electric in converted Mercedes G-Wagen

Austrian vehicle conversion specialists Kreisel Electric have electrified the iconic off-roader, the Mercedes G-Wagen.  The car was revealed at the Hahnenkamm skiing event in Kitzebuehel,...
VIDEO: Interview with Edubtrips founder – Kit Lacey

VIDEO: Interview with Edubtrips founder – Kit Lacey

At the recent Electraa Electric vehicle show in Malvern, Worcestshire Sheila Joynes spoke with Kit Lacey, Founder of Edubtrips to find it more about his...

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£23 million UK Government boost for hydrogen cars 

£23 million UK Government boost for hydrogen cars 

A new £23 million fund to accelerate the take up of hydrogen vehicles and roll out more cutting-edge infrastructure has been announced by the...
GM and Honda join forces to manufacture Fuel Cell technology

GM and Honda join forces to manufacture Fuel Cell technology

In a world embracing electric vehicles, two of the largest world-wide car brands have been distinctly lacking in their EV offering.  Today’s announcement from...
Theo Ellis, the Toyota Mirai driver powered by Hydrogen

Theo Ellis, the Toyota Mirai driver powered by Hydrogen

Theo Ellis, a driver for greentomatocars, has become the first man in the UK to drive 25,000 miles in a Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel...
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