The case for electric cars may seem clear to many of us, even while the authorities and sworn petrol-heads refuse to see sense. The truth is that we rely on a handful of visionary industrialists and politicians to invest in infrastructure, publicity and incentives while we try to enjoy the benefits and spread the word
On May 7th the first US fatality was recorded with a Tesla Model S with autopilot engaged. The accident occurred when a truck made a left turn in front of the vehicle. The Model S struck the bottom of the tray which sheared off the roof with the car continuing some distance beyond the accident spot.
In the luxury or premium class of vehicles sold in the US, cars such as Audi A7 & A8, BMW 6 & 7 Series, Lexus, Mercedes S & CLS Class, Porsche Panamera, Jaguar XJ are the typical names you associate with this bracket. Sales in 2015 for all of these vehicles have declined in
It's pretty easy to guess which are the top three - lets see: The Nissan Leaf (top selling EV worldwide), the Tesla Model S (world's most desirable electric car) and relative newcomer the BMW i3. All three vehicles are reviewed in this website. Nissan introduced the Leaf in 2011 and world sales are now in