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General posts about electric cars

85% of drivers ‘more seriously’ considering EV thanks to Government investment

The majority (85%) of respondents to a survey by Venson Automotive Solutions say they are now ‘more seriously’ considering buying an electric vehicle (EV) or choosing one as a company car in light of investment from the motor industry, Government and major oil companies. The Government recently announced that it is putting in place new … Continue reading 85% of drivers ‘more seriously’ considering EV thanks to Government investment

How I’m saving a small fortune on my commute with an Electric Car

Receiving my monthly bill from Chargemaster makes me happy. Let me explain…. Chargemaster Plc is the company that provides the majority of Milton Keynes electric car charging points and since I only charge publicly I am billed by them for all of my ‘fuel’ consumption. Working in Central Milton Keynes, I am lucky to have a … Continue reading How I’m saving a small fortune on my commute with an Electric Car

Spring has sprung and it’s not just my Renault ZOE that’s smiling

Summer is on its way, the sun is shining and I’m full of energy, much like my Renault ZOE. On a beautiful sunny day last week, I returned to my fully charged electric car, did my usual reset of ‘Trip B’ on the right hand stalk and looked at my estimated range – it gave … Continue reading Spring has sprung and it’s not just my Renault ZOE that’s smiling

TRO to launch UK’s first Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

TRO has been appointed to launch the UK’s first ever Electric Vehicle Experience Centre in partnership with Chargemaster. Opening in Milton Keynes, the EV Experience Centre is aimed at educating consumers by demonstrating the value of electric vehicles. TRO’s retail division is responsible for the design and production of the EV Experience Centre, which will … Continue reading TRO to launch UK’s first Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

Hitachi Starts U.K. Project to Mix Clean Power and Electric Cars

Hitachi Ltd. will work on a smart-grid project in Southwest England that seeks to combine renewable energy, battery storage and electric vehicles to balance power output and usage. Hitachi’s European unit will develop a so-called Internet-of-things platform for the 10.8 million-pound ($13.13 million) project in the Isles of Scilly, in Cornwall, according to a statement … Continue reading Hitachi Starts U.K. Project to Mix Clean Power and Electric Cars

Milton Keynes pushes ahead with Go Ultra Low City programme

Electric Vehicle consultancy, Zero Carbon Futures, has been appointed as project manager to Milton Keynes Council to support the delivery of their Go Ultra Low City programme. The appointment follows the announcement last year that Milton Keynes has been awarded £9 million from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles’ Go Ultra Low City Scheme. The … Continue reading Milton Keynes pushes ahead with Go Ultra Low City programme

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