Electric Cars

Electric Fleet Cars – Nissan Leaf Part 2

September 23, 2014

  An update from Craig Pullen, Head of Operations at Run Your Fleet  Nissan Leaf electric cars Road Test   I left the office in Henley in Arden in the Nissan LEAF, one of our electric fleet cars with a full charge, en route to Bewdley to collect my fellow brave adventurer Sheree Jenkins. As I [...]

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BMW i3 electric city car. Why it’s causing excitement

September 8, 2014

Driving the BMW i3   Craig Pullen from Run Your Fleet has been driving his BMW i3 electric city car since February. We have his 6 month report on how he’s been getting on coming soon to the blog. In preparation for this, we’ve been looking at how other companies, drivers, and magazines have been [...]

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Electric vehicles – Jeremy Clarkson in favour of the new hybrids

December 17, 2013

  Top 100 cars 2013   The Sunday Times’ motoring section, Driving, recently announced its list of the Top 100 Cars of 2013. I love end-of-year lists like these, and not just for cars. News stories, albums, BBC Sports Personality of the year; all these lists give us a chance to sit back and take [...]

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What the papers say – the BMW i3

July 31, 2013

    BMW i3     BMW have billed the BMW i3 as “the car of tomorrow”. Designed for city driving, could it be the car for fleet drivers doing mostly city driving? The i3 has been inspiring articles from both car and tech sites,  and we’ve pulled a few of these together. The Telegraph Motoring Column [...]

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2013′s new electric cars – a review by video

May 7, 2013

The best electric cars   Techfeed’s youtube review of 2013′s new electric cars. What are the best buys – electric cars The folks over at Which offer information on the electric cars available “In our electric vs eco cars comparison, we’ve taken a First Look at three of the first electric cars to hit the mainstream [...]

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The Next Step in Electric Cars: Solar Powered Cars!

November 13, 2012

Are we ready for Solar Powered Cars?   Just when we thought electric cars couldn’t get any more eco friendly, they did.  Someone came up with the idea of solar powered electric cars. Elon Musk the founder of Telsa, an electric car designer and manufacturer said he sees a future where electric cars are run on solar powered [...]

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Electric Cars Could Make Long Journeys – New Motorway Charge Points!

October 15, 2012

Motorway Charging Points for Electric Cars     Electric cars could now make longer journeys it seems with the introduction of new motorway charge points. With a range of about 100 miles electric vehicles have struggled to sell in great amounts as this means they can only really be used for short journeys around towns [...]

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Electric Cars: The Vauxhall Ampera Takes the US by Storm!

September 7, 2012

The Vauxhall Ampera: Electric Cars   Electric cars have taken the US by storm recently, due to the enormous savings in fuel costs they enable people to make. Are the UK ready to do the same? Take the Vauxhall Ampera for instance! Charging this vehicle to go 50 miles will cost you around £2.50 to [...]

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Death Knell Sounds For Electric Cars in Company Fleets.

April 3, 2012

High Costs of Electric Motoring A Turn Off For Buyers   Despite grants and benefits, there are only 1,107 electric cars on the road in the UK, a tiny proportion of the 28.5 million cars on UK roads.  Fleet News reports The high price of electric cars is the biggest turn-off that deters motorists away from buying electric cars, [...]

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Fleet Management Issues – What would make you switch to an electric company car?

January 16, 2012

Electric Cars in Company Fleets What is stopping companies from integrating electric vehicles into their fleets? Concerns over life of the actual car battery. Concerns over charge life of battery. Do you think that if you could trial an electric car first you might change your mind and see the benefits of electric company cars [...]

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