Comment

OPINION: Is it too late to nip charge anxiety in the bud?
Opinion: Charge anxiety
Comment

OPINION: Is it too late to nip charge anxiety in the bud?

Gridserve is overhauling the UK motorway network’s out-of-date charging infrastructure with reliable ultra-rapid chargers. But is it too little, too l…
1 Jul 2021
Comment: Bringing petrol and diesel ban forward to 2030 is the right move
Comment

Comment: Bringing petrol and diesel ban forward to 2030 is the right move

Our man thinks the government’s plan to accelerate the move to electric is exciting, and any concerns about its feasibility are unfounded
18 Nov 2020
Take a leaf out of Germany’s book: fine drivers for blocking charging points
Comment

Take a leaf out of Germany’s book: fine drivers for blocking charging points

Germany has started fining non-electric and hybrid drivers for stopping in plug-in parking bays, so should the UK follow suit?
29 Apr 2020
Options are inevitable, but don’t make charging essentials one of them
Comment

Options are inevitable, but don’t make charging essentials one of them

It's not the need to make it cheaper so much as the need to make it simpler that should encourage brands to make charging hardware standard
7 Apr 2020
The government needs to do more to support an all-electric future in 2035
Comment

The government needs to do more to support an all-electric future in 2035

Associate Editor Vicky Parrot reckons the government needs to do a lot more than just set targets when it comes to making the electric-car transition …
4 Feb 2020
Rapid, fast or slow? We need a whole new language for the electric car
Comment

Rapid, fast or slow? We need a whole new language for the electric car

It's not only the number and speed of chargers that we should be thinking about; Vicky Parrott also wants an overhaul of the the language that we use …
8 Jan 2020
‘Should the Ford Mach-E be a Mustang?’
Comment

‘Should the Ford Mach-E be a Mustang?’

Is Ford right to use the Mustang badge on the Mach-E SUV? Vicky Parrott reckons they’re onto something…
20 Nov 2019
‘It’s too early to ban diesel cars from cities’
Comment

‘It’s too early to ban diesel cars from cities’

Bristol’s plan to ban diesel cars from its city centre in 2021 comes too soon, argues Vicky Parrott
7 Nov 2019
'Plug-in hybrid sales will recover'
Comment

'Plug-in hybrid sales will recover'

Sales of plug-in hybrid cars may be down, but they will bounce back before long, argues Vicky Parrott…
8 Aug 2019
Comment: Education and changing the way electric cars are sold could solve range anxiety
Comment

Comment: Education and changing the way electric cars are sold could solve range anxiety

There are ways to make owning an electric car easier for the masses, beyond waiting for battery technology and infrastructure to improve
4 Jul 2019
'Mobile charging vans could reduce the need for home charging'
Comment

'Mobile charging vans could reduce the need for home charging'

NIO has shown how mobile charging vans can support electric cars in Chinese cities, so why not adopt the system here?
3 Jun 2019
'Electric classic cars are a good idea'
Comment

'Electric classic cars are a good idea'

If electric conversions keep more classic cars on the road in future, they should be celebrated, says Vicky Parrott...
26 Apr 2019
How Tesla can get a 600-mile range from the new Roadster
Tesla Roadster

How Tesla can get a 600-mile range from the new Roadster

Dr Michael Whiteley of UCL's Advanced Propulsion Lab explains the science behind such a big jump in battery efficiency
17 Apr 2019
'Why Formula E is great for electric power and motorsport'
Comment

'Why Formula E is great for electric power and motorsport'

BMW Formula E works driver and electric car 'early adopter' Alexander Sims gives his view from the cockpit
11 Apr 2019
'We should worry about the reliability of public chargers, not how many of them there are'
Comment

'We should worry about the reliability of public chargers, not how many of them there are'

Making public chargers reliable, and free of registration requirements, would be a greater triumph than simply installing more of them
28 Mar 2019
'Plug-in hybrids make sense now, but could date quickly'
Comment

'Plug-in hybrids make sense now, but could date quickly'

With electric cars' range increasing rapidly, plug-in hybrids could soon be irrelevant, writes Vicky Parrott...
1 Feb 2019
Opinion: Enthusiasts can get their kicks in electric cars
Comment

Opinion: Enthusiasts can get their kicks in electric cars

Electric cars have just as much to offer petrolheads as ICE cars, writes Vicky Parrott…
14 Jan 2019