Tag Archives: EV Long Trips

Ecotricity Electric Highway – Is it as reliable as people make out?

I have been having some very interesting conversations over the past couple of days on Twitter with a few people who are suggesting that I am over negative regarding the reliability of the Highway. While I respect their opinions I feel that I am not over negative and here’s why… Their argument is that the … Continue reading Ecotricity Electric Highway – Is it as reliable as people make out?

Great News! Nissan Charger in Plymouth now 24/7

Ever since Vospers of Plymouth had their rapid charger installed it has been like most Nissan dealers… available only during office hours. In fact, again like many other dealers, they have kept the charger locked out of hours and the barrier down preventing access. Also, they have set up the charger to need a RFID … Continue reading Great News! Nissan Charger in Plymouth now 24/7

Is a Long Trip in a Nissan Leaf “Normal”?

I am always astounded at the way that Electic Car evangelists try to pull the wool over the eyes of the public. They want to put a positive spin on EV ownership… I get that. They want to dispel the many false and misleading myths and folklore surrounding EVs that are constantly and relentlessly spouted … Continue reading Is a Long Trip in a Nissan Leaf “Normal”?

BMW i8 Preview – Cancelled Due to Chargers Not Working

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