Reluctantly, I’ve given up on long-distance electric vehicle journeys
Like most drivers, the majority of my car journeys are relatively short — meetings, deliveries, trips to the shops, ferrying children around, going to friends and family. An electric vehicle (EV) is brilliant for these journeys, particularly as we’ve off-road … Continue reading
How much does it cost to run an electric car in the UK?
Having logged the electricity usage for two years and over twenty thousand miles, we can confirm that the savings from EV ownership are substantial when compared to petrol or diesel fuelled cars. Our home charger was installed as part of … Continue reading
Is an electric car right for you? Buying new or second-hand, home charging and the practicalities of EV ownership
There’s a lot of hype around electric cars, partly due to the realisation that diesel cars aren’t a cheap, clean option anymore. We were advised to buy them to reduce CO2 emissions and encouraged by the low fuel bills. Unfortunately, … Continue reading
Hyundai’s IONIQ pure electric car review
There’s now plenty of choice for those tempted by an electric car, Hyundai’s offering is three versions of the same IONIQ model, powered by a petrol hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric. Here’s our video road test… Hyundai Ioniq running … Continue reading
4th generation Toyota Prius – fun to drive? You must be kidding!
Not only is it better looking, delivers more performance and has tauter handling, it consumes less energy than its predecessor! Here’s our take on MK4 Toyota Prius… Toyota Prius running costs – MPG