Kia Soul EV second only to Model S in driving autonomy

In my previous post about EVTEC’s four-port 100+ kiloWatt DC Fast Charging station, there’s a little footnote that deserves more attention — the Kia Soul EV supports 100 kiloWatt DC Fast Charging via CHAdeMO. The Kia Soul EV is getting strong reviews, with Kia making it available in several European countries, in Canada, and several

EV charge point manufacturers revise offers and pricing for home units

[From 9 April] With the Office of Low Emissions (OLEV) updating it’s EV Homecharge scheme at the start of next week, many charge point manufacturers have revised their offers on electric car charging points. Although, the government will still be supporting the installation of charging points at homes across the UK, the grant has been

Nissan e-NV200 electric van and Leaf electric car (Image: Nissan)

Carlos Ghosn On Electric Car Range, Price & More – Video

When the topic of discussion is electric cars and the individual doing most of the talking is Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, we watch and listen. We think you should too. “Carlos Ghosn, chief executive officer at Renault, talks with Caroline Hyde about the growth of electric car technology, why development of autonomous vehicles will take

Sonnenspeicher features an intelligent management system that automatically controls the charging and discharging current (Image: ASD)

Never pay an electricity bill again: Smart battery lets you use solar energy at NIGHT

Sonnenspeicher was designed by Wolfram Walter and German firm ASD Its lithium iron phosphate battery stores energy from solar panels Cheapest model is €8,450 (£6,170), but it will save money on electricity bills It also comes with ‘intelligent management system’ that controls current  In the past year solar power in the UK has more than

No significant change in temperature trend from 1998 (Image: NASA)

Long-Awaited ‘Jump’ In Global Warming Now Appears ‘Imminent’

We may be witnessing the start of the long-awaited jump in global temperatures. There is “a vast and growing body of research,” as Climate Central explained in February. “Humanity is about to experience a historically unprecedented spike in temperatures.” A March study, “Near-term acceleration in the rate of temperature change,” makes clear that an actual