Switching to electric motoring doesn’t have to be expensive – take a look at our favourite affordable models Best affordable electric cars Buying an electric car is an investment, but it doesn’t have to be a pricey one. There are plenty of used electric cars on the market that come in at affordable price points.
A dead, irreplaceable battery is often the demise of an otherwise perfectly good piece of equipment, and it can be incredibly frustrating. New research shows, however, that the opposite may be true when it comes to the batteries running electric vehicles. The Globe and Mail reports that a study done in March by Recurrent Motors Inc. —
10 Myths About Electric Cars That Owners Know Aren’t True Are electric cars going to ruin driving for everyone? If there’s one thing we all know, it’s that people don’t like change. Electric vehicles are an enormous change for the automotive world. EVs have been criticized, questioned, and insulted at every turn, yet the world is
32-pound power source sells for $1,170 in Japan YOKOHAMA, Japan — Batteries in older Nissan Leaf electric vehicles are getting a new life as portable power sources that can be used to run gadgets on the go or deliver emergency power in disasters. Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. has sold more than 650,000 Leaf EVs. Their batteries often
Teresa Porter pulled up to the red light and turned to eyeball the crimson pickup truck to her right. Her silver fingernails gripped the steering wheel. Her foot sank hard into the brake, ready to pounce on the accelerator. “He came to play,” she muttered, turning back to face the road. Her brow furrowed under
The first in a new wave of Chinese electric cars stands out for its looks but little else in a crowded market There’s something to be said for making a splash when launching a new brand or product. Good or bad, an eye-catching design and an interesting name can help establish a brand in the
ONE of the biggest gripes about switching to an electric car is the hefty price of battery-powered models. With more low emission zones appearing all over the UK, many motorists are finding that they need a cleaner car like an EV or a hybrid – but the problem is they just can’t afford to make the change
The number of electric cars on the roads of the UK are rising rapidly – and in turn sales of used EVs are also soaring. A record 71,071 used battery electric cars were sold in the UK last year, a rise of 37.5 per cent on 2021. But which models were most popular with used car buyers?
Sunderland Plant’s Christmas decorations are powered entirely by vehicle’s vehicle-to-grid technology Nissan is marking its electric milestone in lights, as it celebrates the 250,000th Leaf electric car rolling off its production line with a dazzling festive display. The motor manufacturer is using electric vehicle technology as the sole power supply for its Christmas decorations at
It’s a lovely problem to have. I’ve written regularly and enthusiastically about my 7+ years with a used Nissan Leaf. And for good reason. I firmly believe that purchasing this car is one of the single best things I have done for both my family finances and my own personal carbon footprint, in many years.