Electric Cars

Electric car, for or against?

Green vehicles are not the invention of modern times. Prototypes were already created in 1836. However, due to the restrictions of contemporary technology, at the beginning of the 20th century these cars were replaced by vehicles with internal combustion engines, which made it possible to achieve much higher speeds. In addition, the mass production of […]

Rechargeable electric cars with wireless connection

With the advent of electric cars, which are increasingly popular worldwide, discussions about their values and shortcomings seem to go on and on. But one of the manufacturers is thinking about solving at least one problem related to this type of vehicle: how to recharge them. As range is one of the biggest defects of […]

How to promote the use of electric cars?

Electric vehicles are now available in several models and are more likely to please. Indeed, these types of vehicles should be more than a simple substitute for transportation, even though they are indeed an environmentally friendly means of transportation. In other words, its appearance on the market is a great opportunity for mobile vehicle users. […]

Electric Car Exhibition at Manchester Museum

Electric Car Technology An electric car exhibition opened at the Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) show-casing the revolution in electric cars that has be gaining pace over the last few years. The exhibition explains the technology behind ‘green’ motoring with displays including an Elektrobay,and a Reva G-Wiz. Nick Forder, MOSI transport curator, said: […]

£7.2 Billion UK Electric Vehicle Market by 2014

Electric Car Market According to a survey by GfK Automotive reported online , the UK motor industry is on line to receive a £7 billion boost from the electric car market between 2011 and 2014. This is based, GfK state, on the fact that they surveyed the public and 1.8% of those surveyed would ‘definitely’ […]

Electric Cars in 2011

Electric Cars in 2011 So we have looked at what happened in electric cars in 2010, what does the team at electriccarsite reckon will be the big electric car news in 2011? Without a doubt the electric car industry  has globally witnessed a growth . The recession will see job losses and people reigning in […]

When Little Chef went Electric

Electric Car Charging This isn’t new news but somehow it slipped under the ElectricCarSite radar. Little Chef are rolling out electric vehicle charging points at their restaurants across the UK. A first for any restaurant chain worldwide it is claimed. The project is in partnership with SSE and Chargemaster Plc. The planned roll out will […]

Electric Car Centre opens in Glasgow

Electric car centre A  Scottish and Southern Energy (SEE) facility has opened in the heart of Glasgow allowing motorists to charge their electric vehicles for free, test drive an Mitsubuishi M-iEV and generally find out about electric cars. The centre has been opend alongside a permanent renewable energy exhibition at power firm SSE’s Scottish Hydro […]

Electric Cars in South Africa

It was reported that ‘delegates to the COP17 global climate conference travel in zero emission vehicles. For the first time ever, a fleet of mass-produced, zero-emission vehicles have taken to the streets of Africa’. A dozen electric cars from the Renault-Nissan Alliance will be providing a zero-emission shuttle services for delegates at the 2011 United […]

Electric Car Awards

Every couple of years the electriccarsite team review developments in the electric car industry and try to recognise those who have made positive contributions. Details of the award categories and winners for the particular year 2009 are given below: 2009 Awards – Categories and Winners Best International Electric Car 2009 – Tesla Roadster This award […]