Why the London Motorshow was a missed opportunity for electric cars

Why the London Motorshow was a missed opportunity for electric cars

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, including electric cars and plug-in...
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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. This short post is designed to limit the number of schemes you have to join, keeping...
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How will Electric Cars benefit from the new changes to VED Rates this April?

How will Electric Cars benefit from the new changes to VED Rates this April?

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 that day,...
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Why are electric newcomers beating the big boys at their game?

Why are electric newcomers beating the big boys at their game?

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 car brands have a lengthy...
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UK company car tax policy driving staff into older, dirtier vehicles

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

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 Cash for cars...
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Brave to buy a 100% electric car says Mike Rutherford of Autoexpress

Brave to buy a 100% electric car says Mike Rutherford of Autoexpress

The Chief columnist of Autoexpress Magazine was interviewed on Sky News earlier today, giving his thoughts on the electric car. http://video.news.sky.com/video/h264/vod/700/2016/08/DIGI115753FRELECTRICCARGUESTMIKERUTHERFORD11501470395892477700.mp4 Please give ...
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Ecotricity Electric Highway charging fees – my thoughts 

Ecotricity Electric Highway charging fees – my thoughts 

A few days ago electric car drivers of Britain were dealt a body blow – Ecotricity’s Electric Highway is no longer FREE.  From 5th August all sites will be updated and require drivers to pay £6 per 30 minute charge...
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Quentin Willson on Electric cars – “The technology works, it’s here, it’s now.”

Quentin Willson on Electric cars – “The technology works, it’s here, it’s now.”

According to the RAC Foundation 55% of all new vehicle registrations in the UK are made by businesses, with the company car still seen as the most appealing of all employment benefits.  Also, 1 in 10 vehicles on the road...
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An electric car’s facelift is more than just a nip and tuck

An electric car’s facelift is more than just a nip and tuck

The typical new car model has a life cycle of seven years. The design team put their all into the latest incarnation of their car as it tries to compete against it’s rivals.  The new design brings the latest technology,...
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Have hybrids had their day as a stepping stone to an EV?

Have hybrids had their day as a stepping stone to an EV?

Mark Benson (guest post – ElectricForum.com) A recent interview by Danish car designer Henrik Fisker cast a very interesting light upon the hybrid market. The well-known car entrepreneur who is making a comeback from bankruptcy has been talking about his...
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