So finally we get a little news from Nissan regarding their free fast chargers but to be honest it is still short on detail. What they do say is: Nissan is also helping to establish the infrastructure needed if the EV is to make a significant contribution to inner-city air quality. By the end of … Continue reading Comments on Nissan Press Release Today on Free Chargers
A while back Nissan made the unprecedented announcement that they were donating, completely free, about 60 of their new design fast chargers to the UK. The EV community got very excited by this. At last it looked like the UK could have a viable fast charge network allowing EVs to easily travel throughout the UK. … Continue reading Is this a Lost Opportunity to Create a National fast Charge Network?
I have been a staunch supporter and promoter of electric vehicles (EVs) over the past year. I have often tried to persuade people that 80 miles range is perfectly adequate for most trips and most days for most people but whilst I know that this is true even I feel that we need more range. … Continue reading Are Electric Cars Ready for the Masses?
As any electric vehicle owner will tell you… EVs are great but we could do with more places to charge. It is true that charging station numbers are going up but they are still few and far between in many areas and this is something that must be addressed before EVs become viable for everyone. … Continue reading Charging Stations Should be in Petrol Stations
Back at the start of January 2012 I sent a letter to my MP (Sheryll Murray MP) asking her to take up the issue of the waste of public money that is currently being spent on slow charging infrastructure in the UK by the government. I wasn’t expecting too much from my enquiry. I have … Continue reading A Response from OLEV on Charging in the UK