Are electric cars the future? It’s a subject that’s very much open to debate. Some drivers are absolutely sold on the idea, while others question their limited range and how green they really are. The same is true with manufacturers. A few are jumping head first into the electric car revolution, while others are avoiding
After the record September, last month (October) sales of plug-in cars remain strong in the UK compared to previous periods. 1,708 units sold is the second best result overall, from which 463 are all-electric cars and 1,245 plug-in hybrids (preliminary data). Plug-in hybrids now dominate the British EV market. Plug-in cars were almost 1% (0.95%)
It’s all change in BMW world on various levels. The 2-series Active Tourer is the first front-wheel drive BMW. The brand’s first MPV, too. And in 2015, it’ll join the ranks of BMW’s burgeoning plug-in hybrid set. The technology will be shared with the next X1 – and what’s unusual about Munich’s solution is that
Carbon-dioxide emissions have documented negative effects at a planetary level–but could the other gases coming out of vehicle tailpipes be as hazardous to overall public health in total as car accidents are? In the public discourse to date, the answer has previously seemed to be “no.” Emissions generally aren’t discussed in terms of individual deaths,
Refueling the new Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid really is a child’s play. Cayenne S E-Hybrid 3.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions 79 g/km; Combined electricity consumption 20.8 kWh/100 km.
The subject of making electric vehicles compulsory in city centres in the UK, and indeed many other areas of the world, is one which keeps popping up time and time again. The Liberal Democrat party in the UK has been pushing for greater adoption of electric vehicles within city centres and, don’t shout this, a