Pollution free electric car is the answer to global warming and it is expected to become a reality by 2030. Electric powered vehicles do not spew harmful gases and are free of pollution. Hence, one of the options to reduce #Global warming, which is at the root of many ills that plague the world, is … Continue reading The age of electric plug-in cars is round the corner→
Electric cars are expected to outsell gasoline-powered vehicles within twenty years, based on new projections by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. The news and research organization expects electric cars and gasoline cars to be priced similarly by 2025, turning the automotive industry upside-down and having a severe impact on oil-exporting countries. What are the reasons? Dropping … Continue reading Electric Cars Predicted to Outsell Gas Cars in 20 Years→
Ecotricity recently changed the cost structure for their rapid chargers. Below is a summary of the letter they sent to their customers explaining the changes. It is about a year since Ecotrictity introduced ‘charging for charging’ on the Electric Highway, after being free to use for five years. Charging was set at a rate of … Continue reading Ecotricity Change Cost Structure of their Rapid Chargers.→
Electric cars will be as cheap as gasoline models by 2025 Battery manufacturing capacity will triple in the next four years Electric cars will outsell fossil-fuel powered vehicles within two decades as battery prices plunge, turning the global auto industry upside down and signaling economic turmoil for oil-exporting countries. The Bloomberg New Energy Finance forecast says adoption … Continue reading The Electric Car Revolution Is Accelerating→
Environment minister unveils five-year-plan to fulfil country’s commitments under Paris Agreemen. France plans to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, the country’s new environment minister has announced. Nicolas Hulot made the announcement as he unveiled a series of measures as part of newly elected President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make the country carbon … Continue reading France will ‘ban all petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040’→
Europe has increased plug-in vehicle sales every month so far this year, exceeding 21,000 deliveries in May (21,371 – a “non December”/year end record), up a strong 48% over a year ago. After five months, sales are now approaching 105,000 (which is up 21% year-over-year). Six models exceeded the 1,000 sales mark in May: Renault … Continue reading Plug-In Vehicle Sales In Europe Increased By 50% In May→
Europe’s first on-demand driverless vehicle service on open roads is set to begin operating in France later this year. The pilot service, a collaboration between Delphi and French-based public transport operator Transdev, will see autonomous vehicles operating in Saclay, a Paris suburb, and Rouen in Normandy. In Paris, initially one shuttle will operate along a … Continue reading Paris to host on-demand driverless vehicle service→
News and comment on the Renault ZOE electric car – quiet, lively, and non-polluting for £300 per month including fuel.