Meeting with Simon Crowfoot of Ecotricity on 11th Dec 2013

On Wednesday I went to the offices of Ecotricity in Stroud to meet Simon Crowfoot. Simon is the MD heading up, amongst other things, the Ecotricity Electric Highway. It was a very interesting meeting and I felt that I learned so much that I want to share some of it with you. The first thing … Continue reading Meeting with Simon Crowfoot of Ecotricity on 11th Dec 2013

Charger Status Text Notification

As I sit here, in my office at home, it is 2200hrs and I have just read a thread on the Leaf Talk forum. http://www.leaftalk.co.uk/showthread.php/13784-Proposal-A-Txt-based-service-to-keep-us-updated-on-rapid-chargers  The thread is saying how annoying and unhelpful it is that we, EV drivers, have no reliable way to determine if a public charger is working or not and so … Continue reading Charger Status Text Notification

Electric Vehicles – Lower Prices or Longer Range?

Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield tweeted a question today that got me thinking. She basically raised the question: What would have the biggest impact on take up of EVs… longer range or lower prices? Initially I thought that was pretty hard to determine but I answered that price would have more effect than range. Once I had tweeted … Continue reading Electric Vehicles – Lower Prices or Longer Range?