I am very, very excited about my new electric BMW i3. In the interests of accurate journalism, I ought to point out that it’s still not here, despite what I said a month or two back, but that’s probably because it’s being recharged somewhere on the way from Germany. Badoom tsch! But I’m still very
BMW built the futuristic looking i3 from the ground up. It’s a tall, rear-drive, electric-powered hatchback that feels quick and easy to maneuver.
UK Rapid Charge Network (RCN) project, through the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) program, attracted four automakers – BMW, Nissan, Renault and Volkswagen, which will join forces to build a network of a multi-standard fast chargers in Ireland and Europe. According to the latest news, 10 out of 74 of the multi-standard chargers are
It is finally here! The long-awaited Formula E electric car racing championship gets underway this weekend, kicking off in Beijing. The new FIA-approved racing championship will race in ten locations over its first season, in each location racing on temporary street tracks, based in the heart of the city. FIA Formula E Fifth Test 19th
Experian Automotive, part of the Experian Group – has released data which shows that the more economical and greener electric and hybrid vehicles are becoming more popular in the used car market. Used electric car sales rose by 47.10% and hybrid used car sales rose by 24.16% compared to the same period last year (Q1
Mitsubishi Motors in the UK happily announced that the Outlander PHEV was awarded Diesel Car’s ‘Best Alternative Fuel Vehicle’ for 2014. “Mitsubishi Motors’ new and exciting Outlander PHEV wowed the judges, impressed them most thanks to its advance plug-in hybrid technology, practicality and its affordable purchase price [starting at £28,249 (post plug-in car grant)].” Diesel
Renault-Nissan to supply 200 electric vehicles to Orange in France by 2015, mostly for car-sharing purposes Fleet will comprise Renault ZOE, Renault Kangoo Z.E., Nissan LEAF and Nissan e-NV200 Agreement expected to help contribute to Orange’s commitment to reduce its CO2 footprint by 20% by 2020 PARIS (Sept. 3, 2014) –The Renault-Nissan Alliance has signed an
The marriage of Tesla Motors and Nevada — pending legislative review — experienced a coronation of sorts today during a press conference at the Nevada Capitol in Carson City. In announcing the deal, Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval called it a “monumental announcement that will change Nevada forever and set in motion the creation of