The Dangers of a Hybrid Vehicle
The year 1886 is widely thought to be the year that birthed the automobile. Since then there have been numerous advances in the industry to the point where there is 454 passenger cars for every 1000 people in the UK.
However, with all the pollutants that these vehicles gave off, there was bound to be some kind of negative reaction, this being... [Read more]
Top 5 Hybrid cars of 2014
No one ever imagined that we would have hybrid vehicles operating this year, but top car manufactures have ensured that this has come to pass. We can now witness an amazing technology whereby a vehicle uses two power sources in order to move. These automotives incorporates two combined engines, one operating on electric power while the other using an... [Read more]
What technology do we expect to be introduced in cars in the next decade?
Cars are one of the most important pieces of technology that are part of our daily life. They’re used on a regular basis by people all over the world, which is why the technology we see today is so advanced. Unless you’re someone who uses public transport or walks everywhere then it’s likely that you spend a lot of time travelling in a car.
Although... [Read more]
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]