Tagged with electric vehicles

Raising the image of electric vehicles

Raising the image of electric vehicles

Jeff McMahon writes on the Forbes website about the importance of ensuring there is adequate infrastructure for charging EVs. It does cause a dilemma, however, about what comes first – the electric vehicle or the charging station? What has been your experience?   The Electric-Vehicle Revolution Has A Visibility Problem Which comes first: the electric … Continue reading

A ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead

A ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead

Electric vehicle celebrity Wan Gang, the “father of China’s electric vehicle movement,”  says a ‘hydrogen society’ is ahead. Companies are jumping in, but cost and other challenges remain.  Louise Moon explains in an article on the South China Morning Post website.   When China’s father of EVs starts talking up hydrogen vehicles, analysts say investors … Continue reading

Concerns about possible ‘fake electric’ vehicles in Europe

Concerns about possible ‘fake electric’ vehicles in Europe

Car manufacturers could take advantage of new European emissions rules to push sales of “fake electric” vehicles, green transport campaigners have warned.  Josh Gabbatiss explains in an article on The Independent website.   New European emissions limits for cars risk triggering influx of ‘fake electric’ vehicles, green group warns Car manufacturers could take advantage of … Continue reading

Big brother monitors electric cars in China

Big brother monitors electric cars in China

In cities, CCTV cameras are everywhere and we increasingly feel that authorities are watching our every step.  Is it any surprise this should happen when we are in our cars? Now, Andrew Griffin writes in The Independent that authorities in China are now watching drivers of electric cars all the time, claiming that the information … Continue reading

Comparing electric and hydrogen vehicles

Comparing electric and hydrogen vehicles

It is encouraging to see the developments underway in our low-carbon energy transition.  This is definitely true for transport.  Jake Whitehead, Robin Smit and Simon Washington from the University of Queensland discuss the relative strengths of electric and hydrogen vehicles in an article on The Conversation website.  What are your views?   Why battery-powered vehicles … Continue reading