UK: Electric car charging stations surpass fuel stations
On the latest count, there are a thousand more charging spots for electric cars than pit stops to be found in the UK. Nissan compiled the data that builds on a decline of fuel stations while charging stops show the reverse trend.Weiterlesen
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Scotland to phase out ICEs in favour of plug-in cars
Scotland’s national transport agency publishes specifications regarding the country’s plan to phase out the need for combustion-powered cars by 2032. In September it was Nicola Sturgeon, head of the Scottish government, who announced this ambition.Weiterlesen
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EVs to ascend into space?
A Canadian company has been granted a patent for what it calls a ‘space elevator’, which would reach about 12 miles above the Earth’s surface and is designed to reduce the cost of rocket launches by up to 30 percent. Here’s the kicker: The space tower could serve as a track for electric vehicles to travel up and down carrying about 10 tons of payload.
Please come this way.
A resourceful retiree had enough of roadworks causing congestion between Bath and Bristol and build his own diversion instead. He opened it up to the public but not without asking tolls. Now, Mike Watts just counted his 100,000th customer, another 50,000 are needed to recover the costs of 300,000 pounds. Keep them coming!
Last Sunday, the police in West Yorkshire stopped a woman on the motorway. While learning drivers in the UK can take their first drives accompanied by any qualified driver, this lady’s pet parrot certainly does not qualify as such supervisionary company. Otherwise, it would have surely kept her from illegally entering the motorway or exceeding the speed limit.