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BBC Asks the Question – Hydrogen or Electric?

BBC article covering the Toyota Mirai is asking the question, is Hydrogen fuel cell better than Electric? There’s a short video too: Source – BBC News / © 2015 BBC Interesting article – and worth checking out. Not sure I’d agree with everything in the article and video though.  For example: […]

by June 8, 2015 0 comments Blog
Wizzy the 100,000 mile electric taxi

Wizzy the 100,000 Mile Electric Taxi

More Electric Taxi News – C&C Taxis’ Nissan Leaf Taxi they nicknamed Wizzy has just done 100,000 miles! Not bad, since the car only entered service in July 2013. What’s more, the battery is still showing 12 bars of capacity, despite the mileage and having been rapid charged more than […]

by May 30, 2015 0 comments News
Stuff Test Electric Harley Davidson

Stuff Test Electric Harley Davidson

If you enjoy the open road on two wheels as well as four, popular gadget magazine “Stuff” have published a test of Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire electric motorbike that you’ll enjoy. Harley Davidson don’t seem like the obvious source for an electric motorbike, since their brand is built on heritage, noise and […]

by May 28, 2015 0 comments Blog
New Elon Musk Biography Has Arrived

New Elon Musk Biography Has Arrived

After reading the 22 quotes from Elon Musk in this article in the Washington Post, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the new biography by Ashlee Vance – so I pre-ordered it from Amazon. Well it’s just arrived today, so I’ll be digging into it straight away, and […]

by May 27, 2015 0 comments Blog
Euro NCAP Crash Test of a Tesla Model S

Euro NCAP Crash Test of a Tesla Model S

Here’s the Euro NCAP crash test of a Tesla Model S. I’m not an expert in interpreting crash test results – but I’ve watched quite a few of these for different cars – and this looks pretty good to me. There are a couple of caveats in the detailed notes […]

by May 23, 2015 0 comments Videos
Test Drive of a Petrol Car

Test Drive of a Petrol Car

Really enjoyed this tongue-in-cheek Test Drive of an Electric Car from the Tesla Club Sweden. Written in the style of someone trying out an Electric Car for the first time, the author’s mock surprise at the characteristics of petrol cars had me in stitches.  For example: “So we sat in […]

by May 18, 2015 0 comments Blog
Google’s Driverless Electric Cars Hit The Road

Google’s Driverless Electric Cars Hit The Road

Google have announced that they are to begin testing their prototype driverless electric cars on public roads for the first time. With a top speed of only 25 mph, and a design that’s as cute and non-threatening as a puppy, Google clearly understands the importance of public acceptance for its […]

by May 17, 2015 0 comments News, Videos
Supreme Court Orders UK to Cut Pollution

Supreme Court Orders UK to Cut Pollution

The Supreme Court has ordered the UK Government to cut air pollution. The UK currently breaches EU limits for the amount of NO2 (Nitrogen Dioxide) in the air in more than 16 cities and regions. NO2 is produced by emissions from diesel engines.

by May 1, 2015 0 comments News
Government Grants Running Out Fast

Government Grants Running Out Fast

More than 6,000 electric and plug-in hybrid cars were sold in the UK in March 2015, which is 400% up on the 1,200 cars sold a year earlier. Why does this matter? Because the governments £5,000 subsidy on new electric and plug-in hybrid cars is limited to the first 50,000 […]

by April 12, 2015 0 comments News
Scare Your Friends in a Tesla

Scare Your Friends in a Tesla

Here’s a great video of a man scaring his friends to death in his Tesla P85D! Love the quote from the lady passenger at 1:35: Passenger:  “When do you do that?” Driver:  “All the time!” Passenger:   “No you don’t” Driver:   “Yeah I do” Passenger:   “No you don’t drive […]

by March 7, 2015 0 comments Videos