Electric cars ready for free test drives 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

Renault Zoe becomes first EV pool car for Slough Council

Slough Borough Council has purchased three Renault Zoe EV vehicles as staff pool cars. The purchase follows Slough Borough Council’s ‘journey to clean air’ initiative, as part of its low emissions strategy. The pool car scheme is part of Slough’s wider fleet challenge programme, providing ‘environmentally friendly’ solutions for staff travel to meetings, site inspections

Lyft’s autonomous electric vehicles will run on 100% renewable energy

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

EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says

The global market for electric vehicles has not grown as fast as Renault expected when CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a bold investment of 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion) six years ago to develop the technology, said Gilles Normand, the automaker’s senior vice president for electric vehicles. However, electric vehicles are “clearly” the future of the