Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield, Contributing Writer

Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield is a self-confessed petrol head. She grew up in a carless family but was able at a very early age to name cars passing her on the street while other girls her age were more interested in Barbie Dolls. Although she trained as a classical musician she’s now a full-time broadcaster and journalist, covering green fuels and tech. After passing her driving test she’s owned a wide selection of cars, including a 1962 Morris Minor Woodie Hotrod; a single seat electric bubble car; a ’92 Honda Prelude; a ’91 Volvo 240; a ’04 Toyota Prius Plug in Hybrid (which she converted herself); an ’85 VW electric factory built rabbit; and a ’09 Smart ForTwo CDI Nikki specializes in electric vehicles, but also enjoys clandestine gas-guzzling, working on the rule that the larger and noisier the better. She is also loves riding motorcycles, but currently doesn't own one. Nikki also hosts the TransportEvolved podcast. She lives in Bristol UK with her wife, their two daughters and their Border Collie.

Articles

2013 Chevy Volt Software Update Required To Avert Delayed-Charging Glitch

2013 Chevy Volt Software Update Required To Avert Delayed-Charging Glitch

Yesterday, General Motors announced it will be running a ‘customer satisfaction program’ for some 4,000 2013 Chevrolet Volts to fix a software glitch that could cause the car’s electric motor to power down while driving. In other words, GM is asking all 2013 Chevy Volt owners to...

October 23, 2012
 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Tesla Free Supercharger Network Now Officially Open, Ready To Use

Just under a month ago, Tesla Motors held a gala event at its Hawthorne, California design studio to mark the switching on of its proprietary Supercharger rapid charging... read more October 22, 2012


 
The Sierra Club's Humorous Electric Car Guide

Sierra Club Weighs In On Plug-In Cars, With Humor

Here at Green Car Reports, we aim to give you a comprehensive run-down of what each car is like to drive, how far it can realistically travel per charge, and the ins and outs... read more October 19, 2012


 
2011 Nissan Leaf SL

Having Your Gas Car Serviced? Here, Borrow A Nissan Leaf

These days, most mainstream dealers and garages give you a courtesy , or loaner car while your own vehicle is being worked on. If you’re lucky, you’ll be given a... read more October 19, 2012


 
Stanford Ovshinsky.

Hybrid Battery Inventor Stanford Ovshinsky Dies At 89

Unless you’re deeply into the history of electric and hybrid electric vehicle technology, the chances are you might not recognize the name of Stanford Ovshinsky. But if... read more October 19, 2012


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt Charges

Forget Range Anxiety, Chevy Volt Owners Have Gas Anxiety

When General Motors launched the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid back in 2010, it chose to emphasize how it differed from electric cars by highlighting how its gasoline engine... read more October 19, 2012


 
Amp Electric Jeep Grand Cherokee

AMP Electric Vehicles Stops Car Conversions, Focuses On Trucks

Ohio-based AMP Electric vehicles will no-longer convert gasoline cars to electric, it announced yesterday. Instead, the company announced on a conference-call yesterday, it... read more October 18, 2012


 

 
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