Electric Cars

Someone's Selling A 'Tron' Light Cycle

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Tech

Is there a more iconic bike than the Light Cycle from 'Tron'? Car enthusiasts Paul Andrews and his son Chris certainly don't think so which is precise...

Review: What's The Audi Etron Like To Drive In Real Life?

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

From pie-in-the-sky fantasy to a road-going reality, electric and hybrid cars are now firmly on the agenda, with a growing number of manufacturers off...

The Most Exciting Gadget Of 2015 Is The Car

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Conventional automotive technology has reached something of a zenith. For years manufacturers have been honing and refining petrol and diesel engines ...

Why Hybrid Cars Matter In 2015

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Hybrid vehicles have been around for years, though they have yet to be fully embraced by the car buying public, particularly in the UK, where diesel e...

How The Audi E-tron Has Shaped The Electric Car

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech

Back in 2009 the electric car was nothing but a consumer fantasy. While car manufacturers were busy developing a range of battery powered models, the ...

Audi Etron: How The Concept Turned Into A Reality

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, you can’t have failed to notice that electric cars have taken off in a big way. Aft...

You Can Park Your Car Using A Smartwatch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Tech

BMW has shown off a revolutionary new technology at CES 2015 which allows a BMW i3 to be remotely controlled via a Samsung Gear S smartwatch. The s...

This Large Saloon Can Do 0-60mph In 3.2secs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the Tesla Model S P85D. At first glance it looks exactly the same as the last Model S but this version has some very key differences. The f...

Lakes Without a Car

Andrew White | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew White

I'm in the Lake District for a few days... which often happens as a connoisseur of fine landscapes and excellent walking. But this trip is a little different. Sure, there have been a few walks, one of which I filmed, and I have caught up on my latest landscape viewing, but really I'm here now for a different purpose.

Formula E's First Race Ended With A Massive Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Tech

Formula E has certainly started with a bang after its first race in Beijing ended with a dramatic crash on the last corner. Driver Nicolas Prost c...

What No One Tells You About Owning an Electric Car

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Verde Nieto

The problem is, I gloated so much about my principles and how happy I was to be doing my bit for the environment that to admit that the reality of life on the un-polluted, open road has been surprisingly difficult, pains me.

David Hobbs

LOOK: Nissan Sets All-Electric Record At Le Mans

HuffingtonPost.com | David Hobbs | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Sport

Nissan made history at Le Mans with its revolutionary ZEOD RC recording the first ever all electric lap of the 8.5-mile circuit during the morning war...

Going Dotty With a Plug-in Hybrid

Lara Platman | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Tech
Lara Platman

I would need a car that was kind to the environment and to my pocket to cover all of the territory. As a photographer I often carry a substantial amount of equipment and this would be a perfect opportunity to show the space available a variety of cars.

Only Radical Action Will Make Electric Cars a Realistic Option for UK Drivers

Anthony Eskinazi | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Tech
Anthony Eskinazi

When news emerged this week that James May of Top Gear fame had announced his intention to buy an electric car, commentators were bemused. As Antony Ingram put it, isn't he the guy best known for being one of "a trio of presenters who hate fuel-efficient cars, think electric cars are useless and like to scream around airfields in gas-guzzling supercars"?

Replacing the Internal Combustion Engine: Why the Future Is Electric

Intelligence Squared | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

The internal combustion engine (ICE) was one of the iconic inventions and mass technologies of the 20th century. It made fortunes for successful entrepreneurs and companies, and resulted in some of the largest corporations of the present day.

The Road to Electric Vehicle Adoption: What's Holding Brits Back?

Brian Smithers | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Tech
Brian Smithers

2013 proved to be a year of heated debate, education and awareness for the UK green energy sector and at the top of many agendas was the electric vehicle (EV) market.

Formula E, A Solution for Sustainable Success

Ken M Allen | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK
Ken M Allen

In September 2014, ten teams will face each other on the tarmac for the first ever racing series that will feature only electric cars - the FIA Formula E World Championship. It will be a ground-breaking championship, filled with new challenges, where drivers will use two cars rather than one, and 'refuelling' will be done wirelessly.

Qualcomm And Formula E Team Up To Pioneer In Race Electric Charging

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Tech

Last month we bought you the news South Korea is pioneering technology that charges electric buses as they drive - now the system is coming to racing....

Electric Commuter Scooter Folds Up Into A Suitcase

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Tech

A new electric scooter which can fit in a suitcase might just be the vehicle of the future - that is if the Egg Car doesn't get there first. Israel...

Electric Cars And Landing On Mars (VIDEO)

Charlie Thomas | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

Ever thought electric cars were too expensive to be taken seriously? Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors, takes one of his latest cars for a test d...

Good Environmental News

Christina Robert | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK
Christina Robert

The only reason Shell and the others can even think about drilling up there is of course because the sea ice has melted. As we know the ice has melted because we are burning too much oil.

Vauxhall Knuckles Rapped Over Stretching Ampera Eco Claims

Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

It was the stuff of electric dreams - an advert that boasted a car which could drive 360 miles on electricity. However, the dream has soured for ca...

Will Self Writes On 'The Most Powerful Of Household Gods'

Posted 28.09.2012 | Home

To mark the release of the Vauxhall Ampera, a new electric car, the company have released a book called We're Electric, a collection of essays and art...

Wireless Electric Car Tests To Begin In London

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Tech

Electric cars which charge wirelessly could soon be on the roads, after Qualcomm announced it will begin tests in London. Wireless charging would a...

Britain's Supercharged Highway - Infographic

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Tech

CLICK TO ENLARGE Electric car use is growing in the UK. But where the devil do you find a car charging point, and how much is it to have one inst...