Last week’s announcement sparked a lot of discussion about the merits of electric cars with a number of cons being put forward. Here’s my look at the 7 most frequent arguments against electric cars and my response to each.
Britain’s ban on all new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 is a really positive step but can manufacturers meet the production volumes required to enable this to happen?
The first air pollution litigation case has hit the European news this week. It was only a matter of time before such a public case was brought forward and it’s a real warning for both the UK Government and local authorities.
Clean air zones, continued fines, changing public opinion and more local authorities taking action. Just some of the things needed to create the perfect ecosystem for mass adoption of electric vehicles. Will 2017 be the year it all comes together?
Autonomous vehicles are the latest disruptive technology to get the media all fired up. But there’s a huge difference between autonomous and driverless as our MD, Dr Colin Herron, points out.
When Zero Carbon Futures was established in 2011, the electric vehicle industry was a very different place. To celebrate our 5th birthday, take a look at some of the unknowns that faced us back then.
With the EU referendum approaching, we ask ourselves what difference the European Union has made on the electric vehicle automotive industry.
The Government has recently announced grants of £2 million for businesses and local authorities to accelerate the uptake of hydrogen vehicles but our MD is remaining quite cynical.
Our MD, Dr Colin Herron, has just reached the 20,000 mile milestone in his Nissan LEAF. And he hasn’t run out of electricity or knocked anyone over yet! Read the 20 things he’s learnt.
Is there a role for hydrogen as the fuel of the future? Our MD, Colin Herron, can’t see a day when hydrogen is ready for the passenger car market, read why here.
We undoubtedly witnessed a turning point for both electric vehicle (EV) sales and charging infrastructure development in 2015. In fact it was a successful year for the industry as a whole. But what does 2016 hold?
2015 was the year we saw new entries into the market by BMW and VW joining established models from Nissan. It was also the year that people’s perceptions moved from ambivalence through to curiosity and now genuine enthusiasm.