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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
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
BMW i8 Crowned UK Car of the Year 2015

BMW i8 Crowned UK Car of the Year 2015

The BMW i8 plug-in hybrid has won the prestigious title “UK Car of the Year 2015”. The i8 also walked off with the “Performance Car of the Year” title – no mean feat for a car with a three cylinder engine! 2015 is proving to be a good year for […]

by February 28, 2015 0 comments News
Nissan Leaf Taxis come to Blackpool

Nissan Leaf Taxis come to Blackpool

The famous seaside resort of Blackpool is well-known for having one of the world’s first electric tram systems – which first opened in 1885 and was a revolution in clean, modern transport for the town. Exactly 130 years later, Blackpool is experiencing another electric transport revolution, as local taxi firm Premier […]

by February 28, 2015 0 comments News