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  1. Wind...

    General EV Discussion
    Had a brainwave: should manufacturers start installing pitot tubes in EVs? Surely that would endow the car with more data from which to more accurately estimate remaining range? In the meantime, I’ve stumbled across this - which doesn’t seem to have been mentioned on here before: Tesla Winds...
  2. Weather conditions Saturday 16th March - long range trip - efficiency struggles.....!

    Nissan Leaf40
    The weather conditions seemed particularly bad yesterday (Saturday 16th March) & I was on a longish trip from Essex (Stansted area) to Leeds and back. Here's my experience - if anyone else was out and about yesterday I'd be very interested in your experience. For me it was one of my first real...
  3. Did Brian steal my energy?

    General EV Discussion
    As I do every few weeks, I drove my LEAF down to Birmingham and back this weekend (21st October). Now this was the day that storm Brian visited the UK. Now usually I get to Tibshelf with more that 20% in the tank, plenty to move on to Trowel if Tibshelf is busy, or bust. This time I was down to...
  4. BBC Radio 4 - The Bottom Line on Batteries

    Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    Interesting (and positive!) stuff as Evan Davis discussed battery technology and application on The Bottom Line this week: "Is battery technology the key to decarbonising energy and reinventing transport? If so, can the current technology, Lithium-Ion batteries, evolve quickly enough to meet...
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