Electric superminis to cost the same as petrol cars by 2020

Renault’s EV boss says the cost of electric cars such as the ZOE will drop, bringing them in-line with conventionally-powered cars Renault’s head of electric vehicles believes EVs like the ZOE will cost about same as similarly sized, conventionally-powered cars by the year 2020. Gilles Normand, senior vice-president for electric vehicles at Renault, said that

The Predicament of Venice

I’m currently enjoying a short stay in Venice. It’s a beautiful place with an astonishing amount of priceless art and architecture. However, it is clearly dying. Over the centuries it has suffered from regular flooding. Most of the buildings have long-term damp. This has led to inevitable deterioration of the art, particularly murals and frescoes.

Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in 2017 review

The delayed Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in promises eyebrow-raising fuel economy at an appealing price. The Hyundai Ioniq, new to showrooms only last year, has been rightly proclaimed unique among environmentally friendly family hatchbacks because it’s the only car on the market available as either a normal hybrid, a plug-in-hybrid, or a full battery-only electric option. The