Electric Happiness Will Swiftly Turn To Fury When Real Range Becomes Obvious. “(WLTP) remains a laboratory test which cannot reflect all driving conditions and usage” A brand-new electric car is gleaming on your driveway and your first reaction is going to be excitement, followed perhaps by a smidgeon of smugness. Make sure you enjoy that […]
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Electric Car Tests – range claims vs range outcomes updating?
Quentin Willson’s 250-Mile Electric Car Range Claim Looks A Stretch. Former motoring journalist and electric car campaigner Quentin Willson was interviewed by Nigel Farage on GBNews and claimed that a 250-mile round trip in an electric car nowadays would be no problem. In my experience that isn’t very likely, especially if high-speed motorway driving accounted […]
Has Looks, Power; But Range Claims Questioned Low Centre Of Gravity Gives Go-Cart Handling Fuel Economy Data Assumes A Speed Of Only 55 Mph New-generation electric cars have so far failed to capture the public’s imagination, but the new Tesla 415 hp super-car may change all that. The Tesla Model S has been winning awards […]
Petrol Motor Eliminates Range Anxiety“Green” Brighton Council’s Counter-Productive Electric Car “Incentives” “Maybe we should revert to the traditional meaning of “green” as immature, lacking experience, stupid” ***** out of 5 Blows Away Battery-Only Pretenders Hugely Expensive, Even After Official Handouts For – impressive high-tech green formula which works Against – pricey I was tempted to use the phrase “I’ve […]
All Tesla Range Data Assumes Constant 55 mph Model S Can Only Go Like A Supercar In Short Bursts? If Performance Unsustainable, Less Ambitious Cars Make Sense GENEVA, Switzerland – When the Tesla S goes on sale in Europe next year, you will be able to spot it easily because it will be the only […]
Battery Car Sales Barely Register, Hammered By Price, Range Anxiety Hybrids Will Be Most Important High Tech Sector Could Weird Little Renault Twizy Be Most Popular Electric Vehicle? “Why don’t manufacturers produce a cheap and cheerful improved golf-cart with no pretensions about being a car, with limited shopping or school-run capability?” “A gasoline hybrid would […]