Electric tuk tuk arrives in the UK completing a 10,000 mile journey

Electric tuk tuk arrives in the UK completing a 10,000 mile journey

Taking the Roadtrip bar to an all-new level, an Indian man’s self designed and built solar electric tuk tuk will today arrive in the UK, completing his 10,000 mile overland adventure from India. Auto engineer Naveen Rabelli is scheduled to...
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Nissan LEAF goes the distance in a wild drive across Europe

Nissan LEAF goes the distance in a wild drive across Europe

The 100 percent electric Nissan LEAF has taken to the roads of Europe for an all-electric Grand Tour, travelling across Europe’s most breath-taking rural and coastal driving routes. The epic journey saw the Nissan LEAF take on six of the...
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World Record attempt is electric!

World Record attempt is electric!

A team of electric car enthusiasts have broken a Guinness World Record as they drove electric cars from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a record-breaking 25 hours and 41 minutes, shaving 2 hours and 5 minutes off the previous...
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Taking the i3 home, BMW Leipzig factory tour

Taking the i3 home, BMW Leipzig factory tour

Guest post: Keith H. During a Roadtrip across Europe, Keith and his family take their BMW i3 REX home…. STAGE 3: Maastricht – Düsseldorf – Kassel – Erfurt – Leipzig Today’s last leg is to Leipzig, just about reachable with....
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EV Adventurers drive a BMW i3 from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo and back in 60hrs

EV Adventurers drive a BMW i3 from Edinburgh to Monte Carlo and back in 60hrs

Seasoned ‘Plug in’ adventurer Christopher Ramsey, an electric vehicle enthusiast, enjoys nothing more than pushing the boundaries of electric vehicle travel and testing the UK and Europe’s EV infrastructures to the limits. After a few weeks of careful pl...
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Electric cars aim to set World Record in aid of charity

Electric cars aim to set World Record in aid of charity

Sunday 31 July 2016 kicks off a Guinness World Record attempt to travel from Land’s End to John O’Groats in an electric car. A team of nine are attempting to set the record for the fastest time travelled between the two...
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EV goes the distance with massive road trip

EV goes the distance with massive road trip

  Jess Shanahan and partner Ben set out from Plymouth on a 20 day journey across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland – finishing in Galway on 26th April. driveEV is the UK's only online magazine dedicated to electric cars. Delivering...
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Plug In Adventures completes North Coast 500 – a 516-mile journey  in an EV

Plug In Adventures completes North Coast 500 – a 516-mile journey in an EV

‘Plug in’ adventurer Christopher Ramsey, an electric vehicle enthusiast, has just completed the North Coast 500, a challenging 516-mile circuitous route around the Highlands of Scotland, in the new Nissan LEAF 30kWh. driveEV is the UK's only online magazin...
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Eco-tourists hit the road

Eco-tourists hit the road

The motorcar was designed to take people from the town into the countryside.  In recent years the car had a tough time with running costs spiralling and emissions scandals hitting the headlines, bringing climate change and air pollution to the...
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Plugging in for another adventure

Plugging in for another adventure

Founding member of the mad-cap Plug-in Adventures team, Chris Ramsey, works within the oil and gas industry in Aberdeen, Scotland. Working within this industry inspired Chris to investigate alternative energies and transport. driveEV is the UK's only online ma...
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