As you can see from a previous post, I was due to visit What CAR? magazine’s readers preview of the BMW i8 on Monday. I have had to withdraw from the event 🙁 The problem is that my route from my caravan in Highbridge to Twickenham needed the follow Ecotricity Highway locations… Leigh Delemare – … Continue reading BMW i8 Preview – Cancelled Due to Chargers Not Working
What Car? magazine often hold a preview day for readers to get up close to new models and to give their opinions. These days are videod and the results are published in the magazine. I will be attending the preview day of the BMW i8. It has been billed as the first hybrid and sustainable … Continue reading BMW i8 – What Car? Reader’s Preview
A little while ago I had the pleasure to test the BMW i3 in London and as a Nissan Leaf and Vauxhall Ampera owner I thought I would be in a pretty good position to make a fair comparison. These are my thoughts after spending about a hour talking about the car with a tech … Continue reading Driving the BMW i3
I think that my last post about the BMW i3 REX and the possibility of having limited performance in some circumstances may have caused more confusion. My apologies if it did 🙂 I am going to try to explain the way I understand the REX and how it would be used to best effect on … Continue reading Trying to understand the BMW i3 REX
Last week I was invited to the launch event at my local BMW dealer for the new BMW i3. It was an evening of presentations, the car was there for us to see and there were people around to talk to, not to mention canapes! I was booked in for a test drive the next … Continue reading BMW i3 REX – Some Initial Thoughts on the REX
If you have been following me on this blog, or following my experience in my Nissan Leaf at all over the past 2 and 1/2 years, you will hopefully know that I am not one to shy away from a challenge. I was one of the first to get a Nissan Leaf in the UK … Continue reading Are Electric Vehicles Ready for Long Trips Yet?