Tips for Driving an Electric Car
Range and battery life are a real concern for a lot of people who drive electric cars. A lot of them are usually very anxious about driving their electric vehicles for long distances. However, individuals who follow these tips and use their cars appropriately will enjoy a longer battery life, and they will not suffer any anxiety while driving an... [Read more]
Most Important things to know about Electric Cars and Hybrid Cars
Eco friendly, the term has been creating quite a buzz for the past few years, especially in developed countries, these taking upon their shoulders the brunt of accusations levelled at industrialization for the globally inimical effects of development; the environmental activism hype still surging, the message being disseminated by those... [Read more]
Clarifying EV Battery Disposal
Here is a pretty good overview of measures that the industry is taking to make sure that electric vehicle batteries will be recycled completely and efficiently. Battery recycling dramatically lowers the lifecycle pollutant footprint of electric vehicles because a large part of the overall footprint comes from extracting rare earth metals and manufacturing... [Read more]
Is hydrogen fuel cell technology a non-starter?
This article was written by www.asm-autos.co.uk, the UK’s leading vehicle salvage agents and experts in the ‘value my car’ market.
The majority of manufacturers are now producing ranges of electric plug-in vehicles (EVs), with the Government investing millions in supporting this young and growing market, giving alternative technologies significantly... [Read more]
The Story of Fisker
The article was contributed by servicingstop.co.uk – a car servicing company based in the UK with over 1,000 garages.
Fisker started out back in 2007 with great expectations. They are a unique company, offering vehicles that resembled Ferraris and Lamborghinis. What is the difference? Fisker builds plug-in hybrids. Celebrities are very interested... [Read more]
Electric Car Servicing and Maintenance
Guest post by: Eric Muhanji
Petrol and diesel-powered cars ruled the previous century. However, electric cars are entering new markets every year because of their low fuel (electricity) costs and relatively low maintenance costs compared to gasoline-powered cars. Also, these cars are environment friendly and are famously coined as ‘green cars.’... [Read more]
The 1,000 hp VOLAR-e All Wheel Drive Electric Supercar
Batman music is an appropriate theme for something I could imagine in Bruce Wayne’s, you know, bat-garage.
Spanish industrial design firm Applus Idiada has formally presented a new electric race car concept called the Volar-e.
The Volar-e is one of the most powerful electric cars ever built and was showcased for the first... [Read more]
On the BMW i3 Concept Coupe
BMW is finally entering the electric vehicle market with their i series after clinging to absolute confidence in clean diesel technology for years. The most promising prospect of the their concept stable is probably the BMW i3 Concept Coupe: a highway capable, two-door hatchback with a subtle futuristic style and hints of the traditional BMW heritage.... [Read more]
Cambodia Unveils the Angkor EV 2013
Cambodia has unveiled a pretty cool looking little EV with scissor doors. But with a top speed of 60 Km/hour (37 mph), it’s no Lamborghini Murciélago. The Angkor EV probably has a little pep accelerating to that top speed, but obviously there is no 0-60 time yet. The manufacturer claims the two-door can travel 300 km or 186 miles between... [Read more]