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”?
So, as I haven’t been blogging recently I thought I’d bring you up to date with where we are with owning our two electric cars – our Nissan Leaf and Vauxhall Ampera. Nissan Leaf Update – 2yrs 6 months and 18,400 miles We were the first (or nearly the first – a debatable point), to … Continue reading Our Electric Car Update
After just one week since I announced that I was taking my Nissan Leaf around Britain I am starting to get excited! The idea of showing the public that even with limited range (100 miles) and an embryonic charging infrastructure an EV (electric vehicle) can still do long trips with ease. It is true that … Continue reading Already getting excited about going Round Britain
Now, before I start I want you to know (if you don’t know already) that I am completely mad! It must be so because my wife, my friends and most people I talk to say so… I believe them! There is lots of evidence to support this view… I rode a small 50cc scooter capable … Continue reading 1750 miles in 10 days a Nissan Leaf around Britain?
I have had the Nissan Leaf for over two months now. It replaced an aging but reliable Toyota Yaris powered by petrol. We give our cars names and the Yaris was called Yasmin. We had owned Yasmin for about 5 years and in many respects we were sorry to see her go. Yasmin did everything … Continue reading Electric Cars Are Rubbish Right?