Electric Cars

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 ...

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 24.06.2015 | 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.

Tesla's April Fools' Prank Was So Convincing It Added $120m To Its Value

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Tech

While CERN probably got our vote for best April Fools' Day prank, Tesla certainly wins for managing to convince the most amount of people. In fact,...

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"?