The 10 best ‘eco friendly’ cars of 2015 — as determined by the editors over at the noted vehicle valuation and information source Kelley Blue Book — were recently outlined in an interesting new list. The top spot for the year was (not completely surprisingly) nabbed by BMW’s all-electric i3 model — following on the
April this year, Kelley Blue Book (KBB) compiled a list of the most efficient stand-out cars of the year that are chosen based on efficiency, price, practicality and powertrain, just in time for Earth Day. KBB’s “Best Green Cars of 2015″ list includes 10 vehicles, 5 of which are plug-in electric cars. For 2015, the
Electric Cars Are City Cars? Not In U.S.: They’re Suburb Cars Here Automotive journalists who write about electric cars hear the phrase “city car” a lot. As in, “Battery-electric cars are perfect city cars, but [fill in different powertrain] is required for other uses.” There’s just one problem: No one in the U.S. has ever
One of the best benefits available for drivers of electric cars is that London Midland provides free car parking at its railway stations. This is particularly attractive at two of its stations, Milton Keynes and Watford, as they have very high parking charges (an annual season ticket at these stations costs £1200 and £1093 respectively).
Figures recently released show that the Nissan LEAF maintains its position as the most popular electric car or van in the UK, with at least 5,838 vehicles registered by the third quarter of 2014, representing over a third of all EV sales. The registration data also shows the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has made a
April 2014: Tiff, Jason, Vicki and Jonny test the Vauxhall Ampera.
Car buyers consider many factors before making a purchase – including comfort, style and efficiency. If they were honest and realistic about how much they drive, a majority of consumers inclined to purchase electric vehicles would choose battery-powered cars that can travel fewer than 100 miles on a full charge, new research finds. And according
Best cars and options explored The future of driving appears to be electric, with Formula E in full effect, supercars adopting hybrid drive systems and range getting further all the time. Fuel powered engines may have their days numbered. But is it time to make the change to electric? Now that the big car manufacturers
Carol Vorderman has become the latest ambassador to test the Vauxhall Ampera extended-range electric car in support of the Go Ultra Low campaign. Go Ultra Low, a partnership between the UK automotive industry and Government, is designed to encourage more drivers to consider ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs). Vorderman was keen to get involved with