A Holiday with the Vauxhall Ampera – Day 10

Today I did a bit of holiday shopping in Bristol. Bristol is about 55 miles each way so I thought I might get away with only using a very little petrol for the entire trip if I could charge whilst shopping and in Bristol there are several options. I chose to park in the Cabot … Continue reading A Holiday with the Vauxhall Ampera – Day 10

A Holiday with the Vauxhall Ampera – Days 6 – 9

With 4 consecutive days of cricket the days have been almost identical as far as the car is concerned… 15 – 20 miles a day to and from the cricket ground with a couple of morning coffees and one shopping trip. Again, we have done about 100 miles without using a drop of petrol! OK, … Continue reading A Holiday with the Vauxhall Ampera – Days 6 – 9

A Holiday with the Vauxhall Ampera – Day 1

On this holiday we will be staying in our caravan which is already positioned in Taunton, Somerset. The Ampera is not approved for towing and so we have positioned the caravan on a caravan site having what is known as a “season pitch”. This is where we semi-permanently position the caravan on a caravan site … Continue reading A Holiday with the Vauxhall Ampera – Day 1