Does our self-confessed electric car nut have a new love in his life?

Most cars are pretty much what you expect them to be, but every now and then something comes along that really takes you by surprise. This happened to me recently with the BMW i4, which really is staggeringly good. Now I’ve had a chance to drive it, it’s obvious why the i4 is so appealing […]

A changing infrastructure

Car charging point numbers fall behind as plug-in vehicles surge. That was the alarming headline on a recent press release from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders – alarming because concerns about the state of the public charging infrastructure are probably one of the biggest obstacles to the adoption of electric cars. On closer […]

Our resident EV owner and expert, David Wilkins, examines the world of electrification

Next year, the previously unthinkable will happen, at least according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Sales of electric cars are expected to exceed those of diesels in 2022, and by a comfortable margin – 260,000 EVs, to be precise, compared with 221,000 diesels. Of course, forecasting is always a hazardous game, and […]

Bright Spark

One of the most frequent grumbles about electric cars in the early years was that the choice was very limited. The main options were the Renault Zoe, the Nissan Leaf and the Tesla Model S. These cars have all proven themselves and are still with us on the new car market a decade or so […]

Bright Spark

Batteries are the part of an electric car we never normally see. But in this case, out of sight is not necessarily out of mind. In particular, we can expect to hear a lot more about efforts to attract battery production to the UK, as the motor industry makes the big switch to EVs. The […]