Nissan Leaf (Image: Nissan.co.uk)

Test Drive: Nissan Leaf

First thing before work this morning, my wife and I travelled to the Glyn Hopkin Nissan dealership in Watford to test drive a Nissan Leaf. We had booked the test drive online (you can book a full week test drive, but need to have a recent certificate for your domestic wiring to qualify). We were

Mercedes B-Class ED

Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Incorporates PlugShare

The PlugShare charging network comes to the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive via “in-dash navigation system via e-Navigator App.” According to Recargo, incorporating PlugShare into the B-Class ED provides owners with access to the world’s most comprehensive database of public, paid and free charging stations. Recargo, Inc. is working with Daimler to provide customized access to

BMW i3 Test Drive (Image: T. Larkum)

Test Drive: BMW i3

Today my Wife and I headed off to the Specialist Cars BMW dealership in Stevenage for a pre-booked test drive in the new BMW i3 electric plug-in. We arrived to a professional welcome, and after a few minutes we were ready to drive. I had driven an i3 before, and so this was to convince

BWM i8 in production (Image: BMW)

BMW accelerates electric powertrain production

Following the successful launch of the ‘i’ sub-brand, BMW is now expanding production capabilities in anticipation of electrifying its conventional fleet of vehicles. Two new production lines building electric motors and the lithium-ion battery packs that supply them with energy have been commissioned for the German carmaker’s Dingolfing plant. More than 200 additional staff are