The World's First Tesla Race Car Does 0-60 in 2.1 Seconds
Last March, we heard a crazy rumor that someone was starting a single-marque Tesla racing series alled Electric GT. Then, in November, we saw the first working prototype of the Model S P85+ race car. At the UK's Autosport International Show on Friday, ...
Nissan gets green-light for driverless car tests in London next month
Nissan's Leaf, the world's best-selling electric vehicle, will be kitted out with cutting edge autonomous technology, sensors and radars to enable the driverless mobility. Passengers will include government officials and technical and safety officers ...
Charge the car, run the house
The rising popularity of electric vehicles, combined with advances in energy storage, presents an exciting new opportunity to rethink the grid. Notions of car and home working in tandem have been around for a long time; vehicles charging overnight at ...
How new DVLA car tax rules could cost you more money this year
From April only 100 per cent electric cars will be exempt from road tax. This is bad news for anyone ... The current structure based on CO2 bands was introduced in 2001 when average UK new car emissions were 178 gCO2/km. The Band A threshold of 100 ...
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Electric car sales surge in UK
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Go Ultra Low claims that an increasing selection of electric cars is playing a key role in plug-in vehicle uptake. Today, more than 35 plug-in models are available in the UK: four times the number than on the market just five years ago. More new ...
Business ideas for 2017: Electric charge point installer
And electric vehicles will need charging, so expect to see the appearance of charge points all over the UK – in your friends and families' homes, your workplaces, the supermarket, and street corners. This will inevitably lead to peripheral business ...
Nissan's self-driving cars will be on London's roads next month
It needs to receive final approval from an undisclosed local authority in the UK before it can start testing out its new vehicle in a London borough, a modified Nissan Leaf electric car updated with a special suite of radar, laser and camera systems ...
How much will new DVLA changes to car tax hit your wallet?
The DVLA changes in the cost of taxing your car means bad news for drivers - unless you are the owner of an electric car. ... The current structure based on CO2 bands was introduced in 2001 when average UK new car emissions were 178 gCO2/km.
Electric car registrations surge in the UK
More than 100,000 plug-in cars will be on UK roads by mid-2017, according Go Ultra Low. The prediction by the government and industry body comes after a record year for electric car registrations in 2016, with volumes rising by 29% on 2015 – the fifth ...
Here's how much the new DVLA car tax rules will cost you
Under the new rules only electric and hydrogen cars will be exempt - and all other cars will pay a flat rate of £140. A car emitting 99g/km bought before April 1 will be free of road tax for life. Those bought after ... James Hind, founder of the car ...