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What is "preconditioning" ?

Imagine it’s a crisp Winter morning, as you gaze out of your window you see your neighbour furiously scraping the wind-screen of his or her car. You …

Why are electric newcomers beating the big boys at their game?

Car manufacturing is a pretty complex business, utilising many thousands of skilled employees, along with hundreds of suppliers employing staff to …

Scads of new electric, hybrid vehicles on way

Gas prices are low, but interest in alternate energy and fuel efficient vehicles remains high.<p>From Chevrolet to Tesla, Toyota, Hyundai and Volkswagen, automakers around the world are intensifying development of vehicles that use less fuel and pollute less.<p>“Fuel efficiency remains extremely …

Electric Vehicles

What is an electric cars "GOM"?

When purchasing a new car most drivers wouldn’t ask how many miles you can drive between fill-ups, yet when considering moving to an electric car …

Electric Vehicles

Eco-tourists hit the road

The motorcar was designed to take people from the town into the countryside. In recent years the car had a tough time with running costs spiralling …

Eco-tourists hit the road

The motorcar was designed to take people from the town into the countryside. In recent years the car had a tough time with running costs spiralling …

Examining the guts of the all-new Chevrolet Bolt (pictures)

General Motors

Volvo to launch China’s most advanced autonomous driving experiment

Volvo, the premium car maker, plans to launch China’s most advanced Autonomous Driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving …

BeeZero: World's first Hydrogen Fuel Cell car sharing service

Hyundai‘s ix35 Hydrogen Fuel Cell car is the star of the world’s first fuel cell powered zero-emission car sharing service BeeZero, to be launched in …

Riversimple opens funding effort for hydrogen fuel cell car

Riversimple, a small engineering business based in rural Wales describes itself as company designed from a clean slate to be sustainable – …

Elon says REAL Model 3 interior "feels like a spaceship"

Since the unveiling of the much anticipated Tesla Model 3 things have been quite busy for Elon Musk, Tesla CEO. Demand for the car has been …

Faraday Future - Smarter than the average.

California based Faraday Future recently showed us their ‘car of concepts’, the FFZERO1 at the CES show in Las Vegas. Little is still known about the …

Plugging in for another adventure

Founding member of the mad-cap Plug-in Adventures team, Chris Ramsey, works within the oil and gas industry in Aberdeen, Scotland. Working within …

Audi A3 E-Tron Review: Right For Europe, But What About The U.S.?

What you are reading is my second attempt at a review of the 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron. The first was a lovingly-crafted 2,000 word opus that went into gluttonous detail about how the plug-in hybrid powertrain works and what the different driving modes do and what kind of fuel economy you can …

Have hybrids had their day as a stepping stone to an EV?

Mark Benson (<i>guest post – ElectricForum.com</i>)<p>A recent interview by Danish car designer Henrik Fisker cast a very interesting light upon the hybrid …

On the Eve of Its Launch, What We Know About the Tesla Model 3

Tomorrow, on March 31, Tesla finally will take the wraps off its first-ever mass-market offering, the Model 3. It could very well be the most important vehicle in the electric carmaker’s lineup—mostly because, at a promised sticker price of $35,000, it’ll be the only Tesla most regular car buyers …

Tesla

Citroen's E-Mehari electrifies the Champs-Élysées

Nestled between the chic boutiques, coffee shops and restaurants on the Champs-Élysées in Paris you will find Citroen‘s flagship showroom, Citroen …

Beating Toyota at it's game - the Hyundai IONIQ

One major draw at the opening day of New York Auto Show was Toyota‘s reveal of the new plug-in Prius, now to be known as The Prius Prime.<br>The plug-in …

Hyundai has a new electric car that boasts a 110-mile range

Hyundai showed off its first-ever all-electric car, the Ioniq, at the New York Auto Show on Wednesday. With a whopping 110-mile range, the car does not disappoint.<p>The Ioniq is the first car to offer three powertrains: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric. The plug-in hybrid version offers an …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

UK & Ireland’s 2500mile long answer to Route 66 to be driven… in an electric car!

2,500 mile bucket list road trip is being driven for the first time this April.<p>The official ‘Route 57’ electric car will be hitting the road and …

The Lake District welcomes flock of all-electric Renault Twizys

The 100 per cent electric Renault Twizy is helping to preserve one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations in the UK as part of an …

Electric power and wood combine in the stunning Toyota Setsuna concept

Toyota will make its first appearance at Milan Design Week next month with a world debut for the all-electric Setsuna, an new concept car made …

Emerging Technology

Palace of Monaco takes delivery of Nissan e-NV200s

The glamorous Principality of Monaco, famous for mega yachts, motor racing and conspicuous consumption isn’t somewhere you would immediately consider …

EV Rally across Europe

EV enthusiasts from across Europe are set to gather to drive 1,000 miles through Germany, France and Switzerland taking part in the WAVE (World …

EV driver aims to 'plug' gap in the cables market

Launched last September, 4EV has already sold hundreds of cables to customers across the UK and Europe, with plans in place to set up sites in …

The Riversimple RASA - "A journey towards mobility at zero cost to the environment"

Riversimple’s lofty purpose:<p>“To pursue, systematically, the elimination of the environmental impact of personal transport”.<p>“We don’t believe that …