Electric car charging to roll out to petrol stations

Electric car charging to roll out to petrol stations

Are petrol station forecourts soon to become the go to place to charge your electric car? Seems it little back-to-front doesn’t it. The UK’s 2nd largest independent petrol station operator, Motor Fuel Group have partnered with EV Charging provider, ChargePoint...
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With up-to 174 miles of range, the revised Nissan e-NV200 electric van just got better

With up-to 174 miles of range, the revised Nissan e-NV200 electric van just got better

Europe’s best selling electric van just got better with be inclusion of a new 40kWh battery pack, enabling 60% more range than the previous model. The pure electric driving range is now up to 174miles (NEDC). With no increase in...
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Public charge points put electric car revolution at risk says RAC Report

Public charge points put electric car revolution at risk says RAC Report

Potential purchasers of electric cars tempted by the benefits of quickly-improving battery capacity might still hesitate if the public charge point network doesn’t keep pace with changing technology. While range-anxiety is set to become a thing of the past, ...
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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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Electric Concept, the Aspark Owl made heads turn in Frankfurt

Electric Concept, the Aspark Owl made heads turn in Frankfurt

“The flash of lightning precedes the sound of thunder” My new favourite electric supercar concept has to be the phenomenal beast that is the Owl, creation of the elusive Japanese company Aspark. I say elusive mainly because I have never...
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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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