After my previous attempts at getting a good range out of the i3, and achieving 130 miles then 150 miles, I thought I’d go all-out for the longest range I could achieve. After two days this is what the dashboard showed: So, yes, our i3 is saying it has done just over 100 miles on
Electric car sales will soar once motorists overcome their misconceptions about the running costs, according to a new study. More than half a million electric vehicles (EVs) will be in use by 2020 based on current buying intentions, research by the AA found. The motoring organisation published a report which claimed this figure could rise
A small start to what could be a game changing technological shift. A visit to one of the first Tesla Powerwall installations in the UK. For more info and prices: Is the Tesla Powerwall a hero in a half Shell?
APT Skidata, the UK’s leading parking technology business, has launched a new feature that allows car park operators using an APT Skidata system to set individual parking tariffs according to the CO2 emissions of the vehicles. The system uses automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras to identify and record each vehicle as it enters a
The Tesla Model X brings full electrification to the SUV class. We see if it’s as impressive as the Model S saloon What is it? Tesla has already shaken up the luxury car market with the electric Model S, thanks to a combination of rapid performance, low running costs and respectable range. But as impressive
New battery pack gives BMW’s appealing electric hatchback a useful increase in driving range but it doesn’t come cheap What is it? The BMW i3 94Ah is the first major upgrade of the German company’s radical city car since it was launched two and a half years ago. The ‘94Ah’ in the name refers to
[From 1 August] The Tesla Motors merger with SolarCity, announced first approximately on month ago, becomes reality today. Both companies will combine in all stock deal, in which SolarCity stockholders will receive 0.110 Tesla common shares per SolarCity share. Total equity value of SolarCity stands at ~ $2.6 billion, while Tesla is valuated at approximately