Electric Cars

The Tesla Model S P100D Is 'The Quickest Production Car In The World'

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Tech

Tesla have announced an all-new version of their physics-defying super-saloon the Model S. It’s called the P100D and with a 0-60mph of 2.5 seconds i...

Why Your Next Car Should Be A Hybrid Crossover

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Tech

For most of us, our car is our lifeline. It gets us where we need to go (work, holidays, taking the kids to football club), lets us relax and listen t...

Electric Cars Could Replace 90% Of The Vehicles On The Road, MIT Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Tech

Electric cars could replace 90% of existing vehicles and lead to a 30% reduction in transport emissions, an MIT study has found. Researchers spent fo...

Nissan's Blade Glider Is Essentially An Electric Hot Rod, And We Love It

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Tech

Nissan is looking to raise the bar for electric car design with the launch of a working prototype of its Blade Glider. The streamlined three-seater f...

Electric Charging Points Will Outnumber Petrol Stations By 2020

SWNS | Oscar Williams | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Tech

Electric charging points will outnumber traditional petrol stations in the UK in just four years, according to calculations by Nissan. The number of ...

Elon Musk Wants Your Tesla To Be A Self-Driving Taxi When You're Not Using It

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Tech

Elon Musk is a man with a plan. That has been apparent for quite some time, but it wasn’t until now and the unveiling of his “Master Plan, Part De...

You Won't Own A Petrol Car In 15 Years, Says Richard Branson

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Tech

Formula E is accelerating the development of electric vehicle technology at such a rate that fuel-powered cars could be relegated to history within 15...

Tesla Has Had Its First Fatal Crash Involving Autopilot

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Tech

An investigation has begun by US authorities after a Tesla Model S collided with a lorry resulting in one fatality. The driver of the Model S sadly di...

This Tiny Electric Car Has Set An Absolutely Obscene Acceleration Record

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Tech

A team of students have created what might be the fastest electric car in the world. The grimsel electric racing car has broken the world record for a...

Norway Is Set To Ban ALL Petrol Powered Cars By 2025

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Tech

Norway is set to 'completely ban' the sale of all petrol and diesel powered cars in the next 10 years. According to Norwegian newspaper Dagens Naering...

Every 13Mins Someone In The UK Registers A New Electric Car, Which is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Tech

Electric cars are here to stay. Don't take our word for it though, take the word of the British public, who have since the start of 2016 been register...

Over A Quarter Of A Million People Have Given $1000 To Tesla, Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Tech

While some might argue he's being quietly trumped in the space arena, it's fair to say that all things considered Elon Musk has had a pretty astonishi...

Tesla's Big Announcement Last Night Wasn't The Model 3

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.04.2016 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

I've had just a taster of what this future looks like with the Model S, and underneath its flashy, self-driving exterior beats a core ecosystem of cars and charging stations that can finally make my electric car dream come true.

City Centres and Fan Boosts : Why Formula E Will Overtake Formula 1

Alasdair Byers | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Sport
Alasdair Byers

Formula 1 season starts March 20th. There's a new broadcaster in the form of Channel 4 who take over from the BBC. There's new presenters, including former Red Bull driver Mark Webber. They'll be the usual round of intensely close races, debates over technology and discussions on the relevance of grid positions...

An Electric Car Owner Got A $15k Fine Because His Car Is Too Polluting....No Really

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Tech

Update: Tesla have released a statement (see below) which explains in considerable detail the energy consumption of the Model S and goes some way to h...

Electric Car Owners Just Got Some Serious Treats From The Government

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Tech

The government has just announced the winners of a £40m scheme which will give electric car owners some seriously big perks. The BMW i3 tackles th...

Porsche's New Electric Supercar Can Do Something Pretty Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Tech

Porsche may have just stolen the show at the Frankfurt Motor Show with this, the Mission E concept. This stunning electric supercar is the car ...

James Bond Could Soon Be Driving An 800hp Electric Aston Martin Beast

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Tech

James Bond's gadget-laden chariot could soon be replacing its loud V12 roar for a quiet electric purr if Aston Martin's future plans are anything to g...

Imagine A Road That Can Charge A Car As It Drives, Well The UK Is Building One

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Tech

The UK Highways Agency has unveiled ambitious plans to trial an innovative new motorway technology that could wirelessly charge electric and hybrid ca...

Tesla's First 'Family Car' Is An Incredible Gull-Wing Door Supercar In Disguise

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Tech

The Tesla Model X could be arriving on UK roads as soon as September according to a recent earnings call by Elon Musk's company. In development sin...

Scientists Can Actually Harness Electricity From Your Tyres

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Tech

A team of engineers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison along with an expert from China have created a minuscule generator that can actually harv...

Can a Sporting Event Alter the Course of History? - The Case of Formula E

Tony Juniper | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Sport
Tony Juniper

I'm not really a sports fan, but I am pleased today to be making my debut as a sports writer. I do understand the excitement that comes from following the fortunes of a favorite team or figure, but I sometimes find major sporting events a little empty, a diversion of energy and somehow detached from the real world.

Ironically, The Only Thing That Breaks A Tesla Is A Massive Bolt Of Lightning

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Tech

The general principle of car manufacturing is that a vehicle should not be destroyed by the very fuel it is running on. Indeed with electric vehicles,...

Tesla's Latest Product Will Probably Change All Of Our Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Tech

Elon Musk has announced Tesla's latest product, the company's long awaited diversification from automobile technology. On Thursday night, Tesla's b...

The (Electric) Revolution is Being Televised

Ken M Allen | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Tech
Ken M Allen

Most major vehicle manufacturers are exploring electric or hybrid options, at least as part of their product range, and a number of high profile companies such as Tesla Ventures are making a wholehearted effort to mount an electric challenge to petrol and diesel.