UK Police not free from occassional range anxiety
The Gloucestershire Constabulary has the UK’s largest electric patrol car fleet, with 21 per cent of its 435 vehicles being EVs, i.e. 66 Nissan Leafs and nine Nissan NV200 vans. However, the new Commissioner for Gloucestershire, Chris Nelson, has now sounded the alarm.
How WLTP range is really calculated
Who offers more range? Renault says the Zoe has a range of 395 kilometres. The Volkswagen ID.4 manages 517 kilometres. And Tesla claims 602 kilometres for the Model 3 Long Range. We know that these distances are possible in favourable conditions. Nevertheless, car manufacturers remain cautious and follow guidelines.
The future is a long shot for electric cars
The internet allows all sorts of “news” to spread such as a man claiming he had come back from the future. For him, the year is 2021 and he says that by then, EVs will be able to travel far and wide. It might be an extreme form of range anxiety but he swears he […]
Psychological effects of range anxiety, Right-hand drive Model S.
Reading-tip: If you like suspense novels, this personal account of the psychological effects of range anxiety might just be the right pre-weekend read and also delivers some semi-scientific facts. To be evolved…
Video tip: Tesla Motors published a promo video for its right-hand drive Model S. For those not in the UK it might be a bit hard to get your head around it but it is definitely a change of perspective.