Electric cars gain momentum

October 6th, 2013 Comments Off on Electric cars gain momentum

The electric motoring revolution, a long time coming, is slowly gathering pace, says James Foxall.

ElectricGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » carsGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » have longUSA: GM's Mark Reuss: Next-gen Chevy Volt will be "thousands of dollars" cheaper (2013). Read more ... » been motoring’s false dawn: great promise but a reality that was either unaffordable or impractical. In 1997, the ToyotaPluging Hybrid update: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in: 15Miles EV mode :S. Read more ... » PriusPluging Hybrid update: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in: 15Miles EV mode :S. Read more ... » began to changeThe #London congestion charge rules are set to change to favour electric cars.. Read more ... » that.

The unpromising-looking Japanese saloon was a soft introduction to electric motoring. By allying batteryLighter, better density electric battery for small #electricCar is SmartBatt's goal. Read more ... » powerLighter, better density electric battery for small #electricCar is SmartBatt's goal. Read more ... » to a regular petrolBMW enter the electric car market with 'truly radical' i3. Read more ... » enginePluging Hybrid update: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in: 15Miles EV mode :S. Read more ... », this hybridPluging Hybrid update: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in: 15Miles EV mode :S. Read more ... » proved electric’s feasibility to drivers and encouraged carGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » makers to invest in developing the technologyNumber of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... ».BMW i3 via evmeerkat.com

The results have been lithium-ion batteriesWarrantywise to offer cover for electric cars. Read more ... » that hold sufficient chargeSouth Yorkshire: Super-fast charging points for electric cars. Read more ... » to power a new generation of mainstream manufacturersElectric dreams - is it time to plug in?. Read more ... »’ cars that are fuelled by plugging into the mains.

The most popular is NissanGood news at last for Leeds drivers (but only if you drive an electric plug-in car). Read more ... »’s LeafElectric News: Nissan #Leaf price cut by £2,500 (starts at £23,490). Read more ... ». Now built at the companyLighter, better density electric battery for small #electricCar is SmartBatt's goal. Read more ... »’s SunderlandElectric News: Nissan #Leaf price cut by £2,500 (starts at £23,490). Read more ... » plant, it is the worldElectric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases Even More Than Expected, NASA Says. Read more ... »’s biggest-selling electric carGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... ». In the UKUK: Half of Plug-in Car Grants unclaimed. Read more ... » it outsells all other electric modelsNumber of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... » put together. But it faces stiff competition. RenaultIn First Half of 2013, Renault-Nissan Leads European EV Sales. Read more ... » has just put its Zoe supermini on sale, there is the 2012 European Car of the Year- winning VauxhallVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... » AmperaVauxhall Ampera #EV Hybrid (range extender) EV average ~ 158mpg in town. Read more ... »/Chevrolet VoltWhat the Future Holds: Car Makers’ #EV Commitments, a Brand-by-Brand Review. Read more ... », and last month ordering for the promising BMWBMW enter the electric car market with 'truly radical' i3. Read more ... » i3 opened.

Renault-Nissan CEOPlug-in car grant extended with extra £400m until March 2018. Read more ... » Carlos Ghosn#ev Sales reach new heights: Renault-Nissan sells 200,000th electric vehicle. Read more ... » predicts that by 2020 one in 10The UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... » cars on the road will be electric. In 2011, Barack ObamaWhy We Don't Want Mitt: Romney Slams Tesla, Fisker Again In Final Presidential Debate. Read more ... » said he would like the USUSA: GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says. Read more ... » to have a million plug-inPluging Hybrid update: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in: 15Miles EV mode :S. Read more ... » electric vehiclesNumber of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... » by 2015. Last year just over 50VW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... »,000 were sold. The numberSouth Yorkshire: Super-fast charging points for electric cars. Read more ... » is predicted to double in 2013 but it is still some way off seven figures.

Obama and Ghosn can look for encouragement to NorwayIts excitingly close: Tesla Model S delivered to first European customers. Read more ... ». There, the governmentNumber of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... » waives purchaseVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... » tax and VAT on electric carsThe Price, release date and spec details of the #BMW i3 electric car. Read more ... ». Battery vehicles can useBMW enter the electric car market with 'truly radical' i3. Read more ... » bus lanesVW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... », parkingElectric News: Nissan #Leaf price cut by £2,500 (starts at £23,490). Read more ... » costsBMW enter the electric car market with 'truly radical' i3. Read more ... » nothing and freeThe #London congestion charge rules are set to change to favour electric cars.. Read more ... » chargingSouth Yorkshire: Super-fast charging points for electric cars. Read more ... » pointsGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » litter the country.

It is no surprise that the Nissan Leaf2016 Nissan Leaf: Gets A Larger 30Kwh Battery. Read more ... » is Norway’s second bestselling car and nearly a quarter of all registrations are plug-in electric. In the UK the figure is less than 1More Scots are plugging in electric cars. Read more ... » per cent but that will grow as the infrastructureElectric dreams - is it time to plug in?. Read more ... » improves. In February the UK government announced fundingwoop: Dyson to build electric cars. Read more ... » of £37m to install charging pointsScotland - Leading the charge on electric cars - gladdens EV users UK-wide. Read more ... » throughout the country. And the number of fastAnother ILS tech startup development: Charge your Car In minutes.... Read more ... » chargersGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » that can fuelPluging Hybrid update: 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in: 15Miles EV mode :S. Read more ... » a car in less than half an hourLighter, better density electric battery for small #electricCar is SmartBatt's goal. Read more ... » will grow with increasing rapidity.
So more electric cars mean less pollutionGood news at last for Leeds drivers (but only if you drive an electric plug-in car). Read more ... »? In theory, yes, because there are no tailpipe emissionsagreed: More charging points for electric cars needed in Gloucestershire, says campaigner . Read more ... ». But bear in mind most people charge batteries by using electricityEurope: Renewables and smart grids are the future for EV charging stations. Read more ... » from carbon-fuelled power stations. The resultIts excitingly close: Tesla Model S delivered to first European customers. Read more ... », according to RAC researchResearch reveals predicted electric car boom at UK hot spot cities. Read more ... », is whole-lifeAre EVs better for the environment?. Read more ... » emissions of 105g/km of CO2 for pure electric vehiclesUK: Half of Plug-in Car Grants unclaimed. Read more ... » comparedElectric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... » with 81g/km for a conventional petrol car.
Where electric does scoreAnother Volvo Success: Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid - highest safety score ever for an electrified car in Euro NCAP. Read more ... » is running costs. A full charge is a couple of quid. But according to Harvard University, savings are still insufficient to offset the higher purchase priceUK: Half of Plug-in Car Grants unclaimed. Read more ... ». That will change.
Developing countries such as China, India and Brazil still lag behind EuropeIn First Half of 2013, Renault-Nissan Leads European EV Sales. Read more ... » and the US in car ownership. As they become more mobile, demand for oil prices will rise with demand. At the same timeElectric dreams - is it time to plug in?. Read more ... », battery technologyLighter, better density electric battery for small #electricCar is SmartBatt's goal. Read more ... » will improve.
Perhaps not in five years but certainly within 10, electric cars will have greater range#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... », be more affordableEV Message: Electric surge as record numbers of drivers switch to plug-in cars. Read more ... » and faster to charge. That will signify that the sun has well and truly risen on a new era of motoring.

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