Tag: Electric cars

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

VW has invested €34 billion in electric cars and autonomous technology

Last week, the Volkswagen Group annnocued that it has started its new “five year investment plan” for the future development of electric cars. The €34 billion investment is for the new research and development of autonomous vehicles as well as new electric and hybrid models. “We are reinventing the car, we are, however, doing so without sidelining existing technologies and vehicle projects, since this is how we will earn our […]

Shell is deploying electric car chargers at its stations in the UK

Shell is deploying electric car chargers at its stations in the UK

Shell is gearing up to what is next with its next venture, Shell Recharge. This new service is focusing on adding electric car charging stations to its current forecourts. Shell Recharge is currently offered in three locations as of writing, one in Holloway, in London and also in Derby and Whyteleafe, which are both in Surrey. Shell has stated that an additional seven locations, some in London and Reading will […]

Apple Maps is now listing electric car chargers in the UK

Apple Maps is now listing electric car chargers in the UK

Apple Maps is still a bit of ways behind Google Maps in terms of the amount of information it holds about businesses and also cycling information, but Apple is always improving the accuracy of it’s mapping software and also what points of interest it can show. Electric Cars As a lot of the automotive industry is turning towards electric vehicles, with Tesla leading the charge (pun not intended) – Apple […]

BMW i3 receives update, new bigger 94Ah battery and more range

BMW i3 receives update, new bigger 94Ah battery and more range

BMW’s smaller electric car has had it’s fair amount of attention of the few years it’s been on sale and for good reasons. The BMW i3 may be expensive but it’s high quality and now with this weeks update it has a solid range that can at least compete with Tesla on some level. For 2016 BMW has given the i3 a update, adding a new larger battery which nearly […]

Aston Martin is taking on Tesla, with a planned 800bhp electric Rapide

Aston Martin is taking on Tesla, with a planned 800bhp electric Rapide

Tesla can’t just reap the benefits from high-end, fast electric cars now can it – what about some healthy competition? That is exactly what we are getting in the form of Aston Martin, the UK based sports car firm is now planning on taking on Tesla with an 800bhp electric version of the Rapide, which will have four wheel drive and a 200 mil range. This model will be initially competing […]

New ‪Tesla‬ Roadster can now go 400 miles on one charge

New ‪Tesla‬ Roadster can now go 400 miles on one charge

The new Model D electric car from Tesla may be one of the most popular electric cars on the market, but Tesla’s new updated model can go almost four hundred miles on one charge. Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO tweeted out on Christmas that the updated Tesla Roadster will “enable non-stop travel from LA to SF – almost 400 mile range.” Along with more details published on the Tesla blog, […]