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. […]

Low carbon vehicles too be bigger than renewable energy

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: “Commuting has been […]

Electric Cars

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 expensive purchases such as […]

When Little Chef went Electric

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 see the installlation of 29 charging points in various restaurant car parks with another 62 […]

Electric car centre opens in Glasgow

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 Centre for Renewable […]

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 […]

Major electric vehicle infrastructure in the North East

Finally some electric car charging infrastructure comparable to what’s available in London, elsewhere in the country! The North East is embracing ‘green’ motoring following confirmation that an advanced network of 1,300 electric vehicle (EV) recharging posts have been installed few years ago. The installations are being commissioned by Regional Development Agency One North East through […]