Category Archives: Electric cars

A History Of BMW From Cargiant

Cargiant, BMWBMW, one of the world’s biggest multinational automotive manufacturing companies, has an illustrious history; of that there is no doubt. Did you know however that the German brand has been, and is, responsible for a lot more than just prestige motors? Now, thanks to our friends at Cargiant, there’s no need to trawl the internet for more factoids because it is all here in this handy infographic: Continue reading

Tesla S85 – Short Drive Review

Tesla, EVColin Hubbard continues his series of road tests. This time he turns a gimlet eye on the Tesla S85:
When the Toyota Prius was launched in the late 90’s I saw it as an ungainly looking car with a pointless hybrid power train that used more of the earth’s resources to manufacture then ship across the world than a sensible diesel saloon over its lifetime. It lacked sparkle, low down turbodiesel shove and more importantly, charisma. Continue reading

Our Alternative Fuel Motoring Future

MotorparksThe national brand Motorparks have produced this interesting infographic about automotive alternative fuel choices which are going from strength to strength.  I’m happy to share as Motorparks have sold me my last two cars and provided me with good service, so credit where it’s due. Check it out here: Continue reading

Our Automotive Future – The Nissan Leaf

New Nissan LeafAs drivers we have to accept the future. Whatever we may think, change is coming so we might as well embrace it. As they say – the future’s bright; the future’s electric – which serves as a suitable introduction to our featured car – the Nissan Leaf. Continue reading