Month: September 2020

UK Government

How do we unify UK government, car manufacturers, energy companies for one goal, Electrify transport in the UK

We need to organise a  range of stakeholders national and local government, energy providers and vehicle manufacturers to come together with a single goal to meet the electrification challenge. How can we kick start this process, when car manufacturers are still dragging their heels in the ground to sell dinosaur fuelled cars. Can we lobby to …

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uk government electric

Electricity as the power source for alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFV)

Governments globally are committed to targets of climate change, The UK government is driving domestic legislation and regulation based on varying combinations of ‘carrot’ and ‘stick’ for both business drivers and private owners.  The aim is to completely remove the reliance on internal combustion engine (ICE) by the 2030s Vehicles should instead harness more sustainable …

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uk charging

Range anxiety? EV charging sites now outnumber petrol stations

An electric car could well be your  next vehicle, by 2030 you will have no choice but to by electric. 70% of UK drivers are considering electric as their next car.  So what is stopping people? Range anxiety, caused by lack of visible chargers and lack of confidence in the UK authorities getting them installed form …

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Skeleton technologies

Faster than a speeding bullet ?? Probably not…BUT for sure faster than a visit to the petrol station! : Ultracapacitors and the future of EVs

Skeleton Technologies says in 3 to 5 years its ultracapacitors can vastly improve speed of charge and distances achieved for a daily EV drive. What are ultracapacitors? An ultracapacitor is an energy storage medium, just like a battery. The difference is that an ultracapacitor stores energy in an electric field, whereas a battery uses a …

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EV battery

An emerging type of battery technology could double or quadruple vehicle ranges

Batteries in electric cars have developed allot in the last six years.  The Lucid Air that is soon to be on sale has a 113 kWh battery, this offers more than 500 miles of range, a tesla model S can reach to over 400 miles.  An emerging battery technology is been developed and it could …

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Green number plates UK

Green number plates to be issued from September represent a green light for UK zero-emission future!

The Government plans to introduce green number plates during September 2020, this is part of a multi-million pound investment for electric vehicles and also, research to  help accelerate a zero emission future for the UK. We have to achieve total adoption of electric vehicles within 10 years ! Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that green number …

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