The trend towards cheaper home energy storage shows no sign of slowing down London startup tailors smaller, cheaper battery for UK households to use more of their own generated solar energy When Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, took to the stage in California in April to launch a solar battery for the home,
Renault launched earlier this year production of new electric motors R 240 for Renault ZOE. ZOE’s new electric motor, unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, is a 100% Renault motor manufactured at the French site of Cléon, already specialized in highly technical powertrain production. The launch, benefitting from a part of €300 million investment announced
This should be a popular move as most people are interested in fast home charging Nissan is celebrating the continued success of its 100% electric LEAF model with the introduction of an Acenta+ grade. The new Acenta+ sits between the Acenta and range-topping Tekna model and enjoys a significant specification boost over the standard model.
The Government has announced that its Plug-in Car Grant will continue until at least February 2016. Revealed this week (Wednesday 26th August), the grant will remain open to motorists looking to buy a new ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) until early 2016 at a minimum. A longer term plan will be drawn up and announced after
Electric car sales have fallen short of predictions, but the global push to cut carbon emissions and improved techology could see them poised to hit the mainstream, says Renault-Nissan’s head, Carlos Ghosn Carlos Ghosn, the fast-talking head of the Renault-Nissan alliance, is not keen to be drawn on targets for electric car sales. A 2011
Richard Branson, feels that the FIA approved Formula E electric car series will replace Formula 1 as the world’s most watched racing format. Branson, who owns the Virgin Racing team, was speaking at the final round of the 2015 Formula E season run at Battesea Park in London. The last race of the series, run
Here’s a mostly glowing review of the BMW i3 from the New York Times. “The BMW i3 is a deep dive into what the car of the future should be. It is efficient, sustainable and essentially a think tank on wheels.” The conclusion: i3 is expensive, but it’s more than transportation. It’s a glimpse into
Historic EV milestone reached in early June Alliance sells half of all EVs globally EV sales up nearly 15 per cent through May vs. same period last year Nissan LEAF remains world’s best-selling EV Frenchman from Bordeaux bought 250,000th Alliance EV: a Renault ZOE PARIS/YOKOHAMA (June 24th, 2015)—The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the world’s leader in zero-emission