When we can, we try to show electric cars at public events, and it is pretty clear from talking to members of the public that perception and acceptance of electric cars is increasing fast. We have recently showed the i3 at Milton Keynes shopping centre, and a Renault ZOE in Kings Langley. Ahead of either of
After weeks of waiting our i3 has finally come back. The accident damage has been repaired so well that it looks like new! Our compliments go to the Rugby Bodyshoppe for a job well done. It’ll be good to see the back of the courtesy car, a Lexus 300 hybrid, which was a rubbish drive
375 National Academy of Sciences members sign an open letter expressing frustration at political inaction on climate change Yesterday, 375 of the world’s top scientists, including 30 Nobel Prize winners, published an open letter regarding climate change. In the letter, the scientists report that the evidence is clear: humans are causing climate change. We are
There are already over 60,000 home charge points for electric cars in the UK, and new research finds these sockets will be one of the most desirable features of neighbourhoods in the future. The study, conducted by electric car campaign Go Ultra Low, suggests technologies such as electric car charging points, ‘positivity’ lamp posts which
In this video, Mat Watson and Rebecca Chaplin hit the roads of London in a BMW i3 for a challenge with a difference. The pair took it in turns to drive some of the city’s busiest areas without pressing the brake pedal and attempted to get by just using the electric car’s regenerative braking alone.
The Mercedes C350e plug in hybrid. A very swish car, amazing technology plus an amateur driver and car reviewer in one neat package.
London Fire Brigade has invested in a fleet of electric cars in a bid to reduce the impact of its vehicles on air quality in the capital. The new fleet includes 52 ultra low emission BMWi3 ranger-extender model cars and a further five hybrid cars for fire officers attend emergency incidents and other Brigade business
Renault ZOE Z.E.40 Deals We have new PCP prices for December for the new Renault ZOE with the ‘Z.E. 40’ long range battery (for the standard ZOE see here). This new battery has an ‘official’ NEDC range of 250 miles equivalent to a highly impressive real-world range of 170-200 miles in temperate conditions (reducing to
Milton Keynes leads the way in the UK with the take-up of electric cars. This is partly a result of it being an EV ‘hub’, with a council that’s forward thinking and a strong supporter of EVs. This is the scene just down from our location in the Entrepreneurial Spark building on Silbury Boulevard. Kudos
Millennials say driving an eco-friendly car is the primary action they’d take to make their lives greener
More than three quarters of millennials (76 percent) consider driving an eco-friendly car as the best choice to make their lives more environmentally friendly, according to a Nissan European study investigating millennials’ attitudes towards electric and hybrid vehicles. Revealed exclusively by Gareth Dunsmore, Nissan’s Director of Electric Vehicles at FutureFest in London, the study probed