Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car (Image: T. Larkum)

Will SUVs Breathe New Life Into The Electric Car Market?

After decades of ups and downs, electricity is finally emerging as the fuel that will propel the planet into the future as more governments look to address their pollution problems by phasing out vehicles that run on fossil fuels. As a result, automakers are scampering to flood the market with electric cars, trucks and, especially,

Tesla Model3 (Image: Wikimedia/Carlquinn)

Tesla to open up CCS fast charging for European Model 3, Model S and Model X

Third-party CCS fast charging available to all Tesla Model 3 owners with adaptors coming for Model S and Model X owners European Tesla Model 3s will come with a CCS (Combined Charging System) fast charging compatible port when they arrive in the early part of 2019. That means that, as well as using Tesla’s own

Electric vehicles will be allowed to drive at higher speed limits than gas cars, says Austrian government

A new initiative from the Austrian government is set to reward electric car owners with a unique incentive. On October 25, the Austrian ministerial cabinet announced that it would be adjusting the speed restrictions for electric vehicles traveling in the country’s IG-L-Hundred zone, which covers a total area of 440 kilometers (273 miles). With the

Demand for used electric vehicles continues to rise

Strong demand for electric vehicles (EVs) saw values rise 0.9% in September, while average used values remained static, says Cap HPI. Particular strength has been seen for pure battery electric cars with values increasing for as diverse models like the Renault Zoe, BMW i3 and Tesla Models S and X. At three years and 60,000

Ultra-low emission registrations up 386% on first quarter of 2014 (Image: OLEV)

185,000 Plug-In Cars Were Sold In Europe In First Half Of 2018

June was the second-best month all time for plug-in electric car sales in Europe with more than 38,000 units put on the road. With year-over-year growth of 37% in June, market share jumped to 2.4% (2.2% for the first half of the year). The total sales in the first six months nearly hit 185,000 (43%

White Tesla Model S (Image: T. Larkum)

Tesla Showroom Opens in Central Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is probably the leading city in the UK for its support for electric vehicles (EVs). Today I went into the main shopping centre to have a look at the progress on the forthcoming EV Experience Centre. On the way I checked out the new Tesla showroom (in the Intu centre) which I hadn’t visited