Wildlife Park adopts electric car to help educate school children about climate change

Wildlife Park adopts electric car to help educate school children about climate change

Not only is the thriving Yorkshire Wildlife Park the home of a Polar Bear called Nissan, it is also where you will find a Nissan LEAF electric car used to visit local schools as part of Project Polar, an educational outreach...
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How the temperature affects electric cars

How the temperature affects electric cars

Traditional Petrol and Diesel engines, found in millions of cars are very inefficient, with masses of energy lost through heat.  This can be quite useful in Winter time, when the car is warmed quickly by the heat expelled from the...
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UK’s first Electric Vehicle Experience Centre to open doors on 22nd July

UK’s first Electric Vehicle Experience Centre to open doors on 22nd July

Located in a 4,000 sq ft showroom at Milton Keynes’ centre:mk, the UK’s first multi-brand electric car showroom will open its doors to the public on Saturday 22nd July. The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) will help inform the town’s...
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Renault gives second life to electric vehicle batteries

Renault gives second life to electric vehicle batteries

Renault and Powervault today announce a partnership to re-use electric vehicle batteries in home energy storage units. This partnership will reduce the cost of a Powervault smart battery unit by 30%, helping Powervault to bring home energy storage to a...
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Nissan LEAF makes a flying start on Heathrow Airport fleet

Nissan LEAF makes a flying start on Heathrow Airport fleet

Heathrow, Britain’s biggest and busiest airport, has turned to the Nissan LEAF as part of its plans to inspire a new culture of electric car usage across its vast site. The airport has initially added 17 all-electric LEAFs to its...
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Demand for electric drive motors triggers production site expansion

Demand for electric drive motors triggers production site expansion

In order to keep up with the global demand for electric car and plug-in hybrid motors, the leading supplier GKN Driveline has announced a major expansion of its European eDrive production facility in Bruneck, Italy. GKN Driveline will boost the...
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Fancy charging your electric car on the move?

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...
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Electric vehicle routing made easy with customised data

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 traditional vehicles and present a viable....
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NIO EP9 electric car breaks Nürburgring 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, NIO announced that...
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Mitsubishi leads the way with electric car technical training

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 receive IMI Level 3 course in...
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