Category Archives: Electric Cars in General

General posts about electric cars

Renault Continues Momentum in Electric Vehicles with Master ZE and New Kangoo ZE

Through its Renault Pro+ brand, Renault is unveiling an extended custom offering in its zero-emission range at the Brussels Motor Show, with world première appearances for Master ZE and New Kangoo ZE. With these new arrivals, Renault fields a unique line-up of four electric light commercial vehicles. Zero-emission light commercial vehicles addressing the specific needs … Continue reading Renault Continues Momentum in Electric Vehicles with Master ZE and New Kangoo ZE

The Renault TREZOR voted Most Beautiful Concept Car of 2016

The Renault TREZOR scoops the Festival Automobile International’s award for the Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year 2016 The Renault TREZOR is an all-electric GT that embodies the styling cues and technologies set to feature on upcoming Renault models Award-winning Renault TREZOR Paris (Tuesday, January 31, 2017) – The 32nd Festival Automobile International at … Continue reading The Renault TREZOR voted Most Beautiful Concept Car of 2016

How Far Behind is the US in General, and Disney in Particular?

Culture Shock With apparently ever-increasing globalisation most of us have an expectation that we can travel to other Western countries and find facilities and a culture similar to our own – after all, a McDonald’s Big Mac bought in Paris is recognisably the same as one from New York. Occasionally, though, we find things to … Continue reading How Far Behind is the US in General, and Disney in Particular?

Major changes in Electric Highway as revolution continues at pace

After five years, 30 million miles and £2.5 million pounds worth of free travel – Ecotricity will finally begin charging electric car drivers for using Britain’s most comprehensive car charging network – the Electric Highway. A rapid charge of up to thirty minutes will cost £6, still significantly less than the equivalent cost of a … Continue reading Major changes in Electric Highway as revolution continues at pace

‘I Drive Electric Because I Love My Children More Than You Do’

I am the CTO of a company supporting the oil and gas industry, and also the CEO of a start-up (FuelIncluded.com) promoting the adoption of electric cars. Clearly, from at least one perspective, these industries are in direct competition. However I prefer to see them as complementary: the tension between these industries is an example … Continue reading ‘I Drive Electric Because I Love My Children More Than You Do’

Second-life batteries used in electric van

Carwatt presents a unique automotive application for second-life batteries from electric vehicles On the sidelines of the COP21 summit, in the Solutions Gallery running from 2 to 9 December 2015 in Le Bourget near Paris, Carwatt and its partners —Renault, Paris City Council, BPI France, the Alès École des Mines Engineering School, and the Bobigny … Continue reading Second-life batteries used in electric van

Renault and Bolloré form EV partnership

Renault and Bolloré are joining forces to promote electric vehicles (EVs) as part of three agreements relating to industrial cooperation, the founding of a joint-venture to sell EV car sharing solutions and a feasibility study on the development of a specific new Renault vehicle for car-sharing plans. The Bolloré Group has commissioned Renault for its … Continue reading Renault and Bolloré form EV partnership

Chargemaster Unveils Multiple UK Tariffs for Electric Car Charging

  From TransportEvolved.com: As it promised a few weeks back, UK firm Chargemaster has just quietly unveiled details of how much it will charge electric vehicle owners to use its Polar EV charging network from April 1.  With two different monthly tariffs plus a more expensive Pay-As-You-Go option, Chargemaster says existing Polar customers — who … Continue reading Chargemaster Unveils Multiple UK Tariffs for Electric Car Charging

Cross-Country EV Charging Network Completed Weeks Ahead of Schedule

A network of 14 electric vehicle (EV) rapid chargers, forming Milton Keynes CrossLink and supplied and operated by Chargemaster Plc, has been completed four weeks before the planned launch date. The rapid chargers are some of the first ‘tri-standard’ units in the UK and will allow EV drivers to charge their cars in approximately 20 … Continue reading Cross-Country EV Charging Network Completed Weeks Ahead of Schedule