U.K. To Miss Out On 200-Mile Chevy Bolt EV, GM's 'Electric Car For Everyone'?

U.K. To Miss Out On 200-Mile Chevy Bolt EV, GM's 'Electric Car For Everyone'?

North American buyers are eagerly anticipating the debut late next year of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, a 200-mile subcompact electric car promised to sell for $37,500 before incentives. That same car will also likely be sold in Europe, under GM's German Opel nameplate--effectively replacing the... read more

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2012 Vauxhall Ampera

U.K. Plug-In Electric Car Incentives: Why Haven't They Worked?

Sales figures for plug-in cars in the U.S. crossed the 100,000 mark four months ago, but in the U.K., the government has announced that it will end plug-in car incentives... read more October 2, 2013 by 

2012 Ford Focus Electric, New York City, April 2012

Electric Car Buyers Like, Feel Better Driving Them: UK Survey

Electric car drivers have long had a little secret: The cars are generally much nicer to drive than gasoline cars. Now a new survey done at London Metropolitan University in... read more November 5, 2012 by  5

2012 Vauxhall Ampera

2012 Chevrolet Volt (Vauxhall Ampera) Drives From U.K. To France, Underground

Last week, the Chevrolet Volt became the first production car to drive from the U.K. to France, using the service tunnel of the Eurotunnel underwater railway line between the... read more October 22, 2012 by  6

2011 Nissan Leaf

At Heathrow, 'Free' Electric-Car Charging Costs $78.50 Per Day

If you drive an electric car and call London’s Heathrow your home airport, we’ve got good news and bad news for you. The good news is that the electricity to... read more October 12, 2011 by  4

Fuel price in London, shown in pence per liter, February 2011

U.S. Drivers: Shut Up, Stop Whining, You Don't Pay $8/Gallon

Turmoil in Libya is making global oil markets nervous. That means higher gasoline prices. Cue the creeping unease and outright fear that Our American Way Of Life May Be In... read more February 28, 2011 by  37

His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales

Coming to Prince Charles's Garden Party? Better Drive An EV

While his subjects love him--he is, after all, their future King--HRH Prince Charles is known to be grimly insistent on promoting certain of his pet causes. One is... read more July 23, 2010 by  0


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