Plugging into the future – what is it like to drive an electric car around Leeds?

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However, efforts to get people to give electricStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » carsUSA: GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says. Read more ... » a chance are being accelerated – pushed both by rapidly-improving technology100 electric car charging stations to be installed around Oxford in world's biggest scheme. Read more ... » and the increasingly urgent need to tackle the country’s deadly airStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » pollutionStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » epidemic, which has diesel vehiclesWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » as one of its primary drivers.

Officials from the Energy Saving TrustElectric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... » and the National Franchised Dealers Association Trusted Dealers have been in LeedsWell done Leeds: Electric car charge point for Otley car park. Read more ... » as part of a nationwide ‘myth-busting’ tour designed to encourage more motorists to consider going electric, including the Yorkshire PostLondon: New electric car-charging bays as Hammersmith council steps up fight against pollution. Read more ... ». I took a NissanMost Welcome News for EV Drivers: @Ecotricity expands rapid charger network. Read more ... » LeafLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... », an entirely batteryUSA: GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says. Read more ... »-powered carStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » that is one of the marketTough but gotta be done: Netherlands may ban sale of non-electric cars by 2025. Read more ... » leaders in the field of electric vehiclesStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... », for an overnight test driveLEAF #ev #electricCar Test Drive user experience and Personal Review. Read more ... ». Leeds is one of five places that are to be turned into ‘Clean Air Zones’ by 2020. CongestionWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » charges are on the way for polluting lorries and taxis, while initiatives will be pursued to encourage drivers to ditch diesel vehicles. But those plans could be further accelerated in the coming days – the GovernmentWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » has until Tuesday to publish a revised draftUK: Nissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger. Read more ... » air pollutionLondon: New electric car-charging bays as Hammersmith council steps up fight against pollution. Read more ... » strategy. Nitrogen dioxide pollution, largely from diesel trafficElectric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases Even More Than Expected, NASA Says. Read more ... », is linked to the premature deaths of more than 60 people per day and ultra-low emission vehiclesStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » are at the heart of the national strategy to tackle air pollution and it is hoped that by 2040, every new carBaby steps: Affordability of Electric Cars Expected to Increase Rapidly. Read more ... » and van sold will be zero emission.

Leeds CouncilGood News Manchester: Charging ahead with electric infrastructure. Read more ... » is already attempting to get more people using electric vehicles, with free parkingWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » offered to owners of zero and ultra-low emission vehicles at council-operated car parksStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... ». More than 250 permits have been issued since the scheme100 electric car charging stations to be installed around Oxford in world's biggest scheme. Read more ... » was launched in March 2016. I headed homeResearch reveals predicted electric car boom at UK hot spot cities. Read more ... » in the Leaf to SheffieldNick Clegg leads charge in support of electric cars. Read more ... », another Yorkshire cityTough but gotta be done: Netherlands may ban sale of non-electric cars by 2025. Read more ... » plagued by air pollution problems. As promised, I found there is such a thing as the ‘EVStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » grin’ – the automatic car is extremely easy to drive and incredibly quiet as well comparedTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » to the usual sound made by a petrolBreathing batteries for electric cars. Read more ... » engineFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... ». It managed to cover the 40-mileBetter Late Than Never: Longbridge caretaker tests out electric cars for Birmingham City Council. Read more ... » distance, much of it along the motorwayMost Welcome News for EV Drivers: @Ecotricity expands rapid charger network. Read more ... », with relative ease; using less than half the car’s battery and getting up to speeds of 70mph in a similar manner to a conventional car. But taking the vehicleRT: £9m to be invested in electric car charging points. Read more ... » overnight also revealed some of the limitations that are holding electric carsUSA: GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says. Read more ... » back from mass market appeal just yet. The vehicles are designed to be charged up overnight at home, providing enough battery lifeElectric car project explores second life for batteries. Read more ... » for the vast majority of drivers to be able to get through the day without needing any top-up. But unfortunately such chargingMost Welcome News for EV Drivers: @Ecotricity expands rapid charger network. Read more ... » cannotElectric car sales in UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. Read more ... » realistically be achieved unless you have a drive or a garage and like around 30Electric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases Even More Than Expected, NASA Says. Read more ... » per cent of UKWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » households, our home does not have off-street parkingErm, good luck: Southern goes electric – encouraging car park users to plug in while they take the train. Read more ... » – a major barrier to owning an electric carStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... ».

The resultTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » of this was setting off early to workWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » the following morning to drop in at a nearby Asda store which has freeIt's been 3 weeks since I received my Electric car - Nissan Leaf Acenta: miles to date? 1500 miles. Petrol saving of ~£200! Result!. Read more ... » charging pointsStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... ». The staff were somewhat surprised to be asked for assistance with getting the vehicle to chargeStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » (owners are provided with a card that allows them to start the charging machines that I didn’t get on the test drive) and once a staff member who knew how to get the machines to work arrived a few minutes later and helped me get plugged in, I headed insideLondon : Bluecity will mimic the Autolib scheme running in Paris. Read more ... » to the cafe to have a coffee for 20The UK went crazy for electric vehicles and hybrids in 2015. Read more ... » minutes. There are more than 12UK Gov: Boosting Green and Electric Car/ Low emission Car uptake with £500 Million Investment. Read more ... »,000 public charging pointsWhat with all Electric Car Charging points "lack of use" bashing on the Media. Here is what I think on this... (Draft). Read more ... » across the country for electric vehicles, with the most powerful capable of charging the battery to 80 per cent in 30 minutesBreathing batteries for electric cars. Read more ... ». Unfortunately for me, the one I usedStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » at Asda did not fall into this category and I was rather disappointed to see the battery charge had gone up from 53 per cent to just 57 per cent in the timeEco-Cars.net: Getting the best range in electric cars. Read more ... » I had waited – an increase that was wiped out by the time I got to the M1 to head north to Leeds. It led to a rather cautious drive back up to West Yorkshire with eyes constantly flickering to the dashboard to see how the battery life was holding up, especially as I negotiated uphill sections of the M1. However, to the car’s credit, I managed to make it back with just over 10EV Message: Electric surge as record numbers of drivers switch to plug-in cars. Read more ... » per cent of battery life remaining. The vehicle’s sat-nav also includes a feature which shows up the nearest available charging points, meaning running out of powerNTU ultra-fast charging batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes. Read more ... » should never be a serious prospect. Currently, Nissan LeafEco-Cars.net: Getting the best range in electric cars. Read more ... » vehicles can officially go up to 155 miles on a single charge, although the reality they can only make about 75 per cent of that distance when things like using windscreen wipers, heating and lights are taken into account. But one of its rivals in the electric car marketBMW enter the electric car market with 'truly radical' i3. Read more ... », the Renault ZoeZoe Rumour to release by Oct 2013, and by 2014, Renault Zoe (2014) #EV could* have 220 mile range.. Read more ... », is promoted of being technically capable of doing 250 miles.

While the guide priceUSA: GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says. Read more ... » for a new Nissan Leaf with the larger 30kWh battery starts from almost £30,000, there is a £4Electric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... »,500 grantWiltshire making the switch to electric vehicles. Read more ... » available from the Government for buyers of new electric cars. Those who buyBit overdue: Are we on the brink of an electric car revolution?. Read more ... » the vehicles are also attracted by running costsRT: £9m to be invested in electric car charging points. Read more ... » that are just one-quarter of conventional petrol or diesel vehicles. And salesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » are increasing. New registrations of plug-inGov Review: ULEVs and the energy sector #electricCar #ElectricVehicle #ev. Read more ... » cars have gone up from around 3Electric cars will become as ubiquitous as the internet, says transport minister. Read more ... »,500 in 2013 to nearly 95,000 by March this year. However, with electric cars making up around 1More Scots are plugging in electric cars. Read more ... ».5Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... » per cent of the new car market, there is plenty of work still to be done to convince motorists to go electric. Chris Brown, EV manager for the Lookers Nissan group, says: “There is still a lotHello Electric Car: Event Introduces Area Drivers to Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » of public negativity that is unjust and which we find very frustrating. Once we get over the 200-mile mark, it makes the car available for everyone. But most people don’t do more than 50 miles in a day. “Feedback is exceptional once people are in the vehicle. The main issueBaby steps: Affordability of Electric Cars Expected to Increase Rapidly. Read more ... » we have is getting people to drive the car. We let people have a three-day test drive completely free and that is what changes people’s perceptions.” Paul Gambrell, transport consultancy manager at the Energy Saving Trust, gave a talk to an audience at Lookers Nissans showroom on Kirkstall Road in Leeds as part of the national roadshow. He said: “You can save a lot of money and a lot of harmful emissionsStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... » at the same time. People are shocked how easy they are to drive and how quiet they are. It is somethingElectric cars finally make sense… for most*. Read more ... » that you have got to try to be able to understand.

“Most people now think of it like a mobile phoneFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... », you plug it in at home, charge it up and only very occasionally need emergency charging.” For me, the parallel with phones does not just extend to charging. In the same way that the clunky mobiles of the 1980s and 1990s provoked derision before technological advances turned them into must-have gadgets, it is clear the vehicles are fastVW Push For Electric Vehicles Gains Further Momentum. Read more ... » approaching a tipping pointTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » where what once was quirky and unusual will become mainstream. The future is already here – it just doesn’t quite work perfectly for everyone yet. Bridging the ‘confidence gap’ Charging times for electric vehicles will be reduced in the next couple of years – making the cars more attractive to consumers. Andrew Benfield, group director of transport at the Energy Saving Trust, admits finding viable charging solutions for the cars is key to “bridging the confidence gap in the next couple of years”. “For a reasonable chunk of people, it is difficult to charge at home because you don’t have off-road parking. Overnight charging is the most costElectric car project explores second life for batteries. Read more ... »-effective way of running an electric vehicleNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... ». “Some of the technology is at a fairly new stage. There are things like lamppost charging, which allows you to charge where you are parked. It is moving very fast and there are various plans on the table.” Benfield adds things are already changing quickly in terms of the cars’ performanceRT: £9m to be invested in electric car charging points. Read more ... ». “The rate of changeBoris Johnson: 'I delivered every single one of my green pledges'. Read more ... » has been pretty phenomenal. The first electric cars were a bit of a laughing stock. We have gone from there to things like the RenaultRT: £9m to be invested in electric car charging points. Read more ... » ZoeScotland’s first all-electric car club launches in St Andrews. Read more ... » which has broken the 200-mile rangeZoe Rumour to release by Oct 2013, and by 2014, Renault Zoe (2014) #EV could* have 220 mile range.. Read more ... ». That has happened in the last twoGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » years, not in the last ten. “People wantEco-Cars.net: Getting the best range in electric cars. Read more ... » to see charging that is viable and on their certain route. We are so used to petrol stations and knowing where they are. In the next couple of years, speeds will increase and charging times will reduce. It is going to get closer to the current refuelling experienceStatistics are here: Usage of Exeter electric Car Park chargepoints. Read more ... ». “It definitely is entering the public consciousness that they need to think about the type of vehicle they useWill this work? - We hope so: "Electric cars to use bus lanes in UK cities". Read more ... » and the type of fuelBattery-breakthrough after another: Nissan poised to take range off the table. Read more ... ». Clean Air Zones are getting people to think about whether a smaller petrol car or an older diesel is the best way to do 5,000 miles a year. “The Zoe will do 180 miles in the real worldVW Push For Electric Vehicles Gains Further Momentum. Read more ... » on one charge, for a lot of people that is more than sufficient. “These things are cheap to run, if you are concerned about local air quality or the local environment, these vehicles are clean and greenEco-Cars.net: Getting the best range in electric cars. Read more ... », simple to drive and simple to maintain. If these vehicles suit your lifestyleJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... », there are a whole range of benefits. It is win-win-win.”

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