VIDEO: an all-electric Morris Minor

VIDEO: an all-electric Morris Minor

A classic car embodies bags of charm with simple engineering that’s perfect for the home mechanic.  Yet the motor powering classic cars from the 1950’s and 60’s can’t be considered to be economical or clean to run.  In steps London...
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Peer-to-Peer EV charge booking service Chargie rebrands as Bookmycharge

Peer-to-Peer EV charge booking service Chargie rebrands as Bookmycharge

Today the peer-to-peer electric car charging service Chargie has relaunched under the new name – Bookmycharge. The start-up has changed its name due to it’s similarity to Chargy, a business which supplies councils with EV chargepoints for installat...
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Electric car cables explained

Electric car cables explained

Are you suffering from cable confusion, do you know your type 1 from your type 2? Here are main types of electric car charging cables: For home and public fast charging Use at home with a 3-pin plug or wall...
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Improved standard specification for revised BMW i3 makes it more attractive buy

Improved standard specification for revised BMW i3 makes it more attractive buy

The recently revised BMW i3 has refreshed the looks of the quirky looking electric car and has also added more standard equipment. Prices have risen by £1,000, yet the new kit offers better value.  The new i3 starts at £34,070...
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Arnie’s Hummer goes electric !

Arnie’s Hummer goes electric !

Electric car fan and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger is no stranger to electric motoring, having recently taken delivery of a converted Mercedes G-Wagen. The conversion was performed by specialist firm Kreisel Electric of Austria. To improv...
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IN PICTURES: Our Top 5 Frankfurt Motorshow electric dreams

IN PICTURES: Our Top 5 Frankfurt Motorshow electric dreams

As predicted all manner of methods to describe an electric car or electrification were being used as this years Frankfurt Motorshow, as it seems the auto world has finally woken up. Some brands opted for a typical show stopper, others...
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Bonkers SWINCAR E-Spider offers all electric off-road fun

Bonkers SWINCAR E-Spider offers all electric off-road fun

Behold, the E-Spider, an odd ball hand-built electric off-road vehicle hailing from France. Although it’s not road-legal in the UK, its unique design means it is capable of crossing the most diverse range of terrain with total freedom. The extreme...
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Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi platform sharing to deliver 12 new pure electric models

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi platform sharing to deliver 12 new pure electric models

The Renault-Nissan Alliance expanded recently to include the Japanese Mitsubishi Motors, makers of the best selling plug-in Hybrid, the Outlander PHEV.  With the expansion brings opportunities to share electric car technology bringing down costs and driving u...
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Electric car startup Thunder Power reveals SUV model

Electric car startup Thunder Power reveals SUV model

Following a debut in 2015, the International electric car manufacturer Thunder Power returned to Frankfurt to showcase the latest evolution to its saloon car and revealed a new SUV prototype – complete with coach doors. The Thunder Power team brings...
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Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY offers “Arrive and drive” package for new electric race series

Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY offers “Arrive and drive” package for new electric race series

As an accompaniment to the FIA Formula E race weekend, Jaguar has created the world’s first production electric vehicle race series. The I-PACE eTROPHY will take place on the same weekends and at the same street circuits as the single...
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