One of the leading on-demand ridesharing companies has committed to charging its forthcoming autonomous electric vehicle fleet with electricity from renewable sources. One of the promises of services such as Lyft and Uber (which are called ridesharing platforms but are more like dispatchers for freelance taxis) is that they will reduce the need for car
The Milton Keynes Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) is due to open this Saturday, 22nd July. Being curious (ok, nosey) I scouted it out on Tuesday after my visit to the new Tesla showroom. It has a fairly good location near the middle of the main shopping centre; it’s on Crown Walk, next to the
A new way of buying cars will launch next year after Nordic firm EVEN Electric signed a deal with Microsoft Sweden to develop a digital sales platform. This new smart trading platform will use systems from price comparison sites, artificial intelligence, and bot technology to match the needs of buyers to electric cars and services.
Milton Keynes is the best place for EV spotting. It has so many electric cars that you get to see all sorts. Here’s an odd mix charging up at lunchtime today. At the left is a Vauxhall Ampera, essentially a rebadged GM Volt, and no longer made. In the middle is the ubiquitous Renault ZOE.
Jonny Smith drives the 2017 plug in hybrid VW Golf GTE and he likes it. Source: You Tube/Fully Charged
What is expected to be Europe’s largest community battery is set to be installed at an innovative regeneration scheme in Nottingham, with a 2MWh Tesla battery to be deployed in September as part of a housing scheme alongside community solar. The £100 million Trent Basin project is a new housing development built at the site
When Mercedes first started this sub-brand, even it can’t have fully envisaged just how relevant a Smart car with an electric drivetrain would be in 2017 While the first-generation Fortwo Cabriolet Electric Drive was good, it had its limitations. Those limits have been pushed back by this new model. When you hop in, and it’s
Pioneering electric car must make big advancements in range, tech to keep pace. After seven model years and hundreds of thousands of units sold, it’s finally time for Nissan to reveal a new Leaf. The Japanese automaker has just confirmed that its second-generation all-electric hatchback will bow on September 6, although it remains cagey about