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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

Are Electric Cars Ready for the Masses?

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?

Why Electric Cars Are Not Yet Ready For Market

For months now, ever since I got my Nissan Leaf, I have been shouting the benefits of electric cars. I have gone out of my way to promote them, I have argued their advantages on Facebook and Twitter, I have driven my car the length and breadth of England (literally!) to show that they are … Continue reading Why Electric Cars Are Not Yet Ready For Market