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by Jon Fray
Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:23 am
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: Renault advertising their 'zero emmission' cars on telly now
Replies: 1
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Renault advertising their 'zero emmission' cars on telly now

They say they'll be available next year if memory serves me right. The very long ads show their concept vehicles.
http://www.renault.com/EN/CAPECO2/VEHIC ... rique.aspx
by Jon Fray
Thu Nov 26, 2009 3:01 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: Electric mini-buses for John Lewis customers
Replies: 0
Views: 6032

Electric mini-buses for John Lewis customers

There's now a business called GUTSi (Green urban transport sustainability initiative) offering (I think) door-to-door trips to some John Lewis stores. Blimey £10 for a round trip though. http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23774636-electric-bus-takes-you-to-store-and-home-again.do http://...
by Jon Fray
Tue Nov 10, 2009 5:02 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: Electric Transit van used for removals
Replies: 1
Views: 4836

Electric Transit van used for removals

Crossing the road today I saw a big Ford Transit box van at the lights. When it went past it was so quiet I figured it must be an electric version of the Transit (Smiths Electric Vehicle Edison). It belonged to these people:

http://www.ecovanandman.com/moving_vans.htm
by Jon Fray
Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: BYD-Auto: BBC on China's long-range electric car
Replies: 2
Views: 6070

BYD-Auto: BBC on China's long-range electric car

I saw mention of this apparently long-range electric car on the telly the other day.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8315947.stm

Their pure electric vehicle is known as the E6

http://www.byd.com/showroom.php?car=e6
by Jon Fray
Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: VW on battery cars
Replies: 0
Views: 4784

VW on battery cars

VW group mag with info on their view for the electric car. They project just a 1.5% market share for electric cars by 2020 :cry:

http://www.viavision.org.uk/index.rnd?id=15;page=0
by Jon Fray
Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:23 pm
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: Lynch/ Agni X01 Motorcycle review in Telegraph
Replies: 0
Views: 4557

Lynch/ Agni X01 Motorcycle review in Telegraph

Here's a link. Even my local paper (Surrey Comet) mentioned the test hill thing at Brooklands

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/mot ... eview.html
by Jon Fray
Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: I actually saw a Tesla on the road yesterday
Replies: 5
Views: 7262

Eco-wheels, I'm not qualified to comment on the running-in thing. I really only mentioned it because I felt there was a little irony that a car whith such a high top speed was pootling around Richmond park.
by Jon Fray
Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Cars,Vans and other road vehicles
Topic: I actually saw a Tesla on the road yesterday
Replies: 5
Views: 7262

I actually saw a Tesla on the road yesterday

I don't suppose they're common yet, so thought I'd mention that I saw a kermit green Tesla car being driven in Richmond Park yesterday (speed limit = 20) - near Roehampton Gate to be even more precise.
by Jon Fray
Fri Aug 14, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: Hot off the press....
Topic: EV owners want free parking - Kingston
Replies: 2
Views: 4282

Maybe I should just explain that I saw the van parked on the street and took a picture because I hadn't seen it before. Our local freebie paper has a 'green' section so I sent them the photo and said thay'd have to contact the business themselves if they wanted to know any more about it. Bit of a sh...

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