Electric cars charging in Milton Keynes (Image: T. Larkum)

Electric Cars to Test Drive at the Experience Centre – How Many Can You Name?

There weren’t cars only on display inside the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) at the launch. There were also a large number charging up outside, presumably getting ready for test drives for the public for the opening the next day. The large numbers and broad range of EVs available was impressive. How about a quick

The Preview Event at the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (Image: T. Larkum)

The Milton Keynes Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) has Launched

Last weekend saw the long awaited opening of the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) in Milton Keynes. It officially opened to the public on Saturday 22nd July. It is funded through a government scheme awarded to the local council and is managed by Chargemaster, the company that has installed the majority of charge points around Milton

White Tesla Model S (Image: T. Larkum)

Tesla Showroom Opens in Central Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is probably the leading city in the UK for its support for electric vehicles (EVs). Today I went into the main shopping centre to have a look at the progress on the forthcoming EV Experience Centre. On the way I checked out the new Tesla showroom (in the Intu centre) which I hadn’t visited

MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) – Part 2: Driving and Charging

Part 1 is here: MINI Countryman Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) – First Impressions In terms of driving I was pleasantly surprised. Of course, I have been driving electric for 4 years so am rather spoiled and hate the thought of having to go back to a piston engine. However, fair play to MINI, the transition