• AVILOO addresses EV battery fears

    AVILOO has announced it is addressing one of the biggest uncertainties for existing and future EV drivers ...

    AVILOO has announced it is addressing one of the biggest uncertainties for existing and future EV drivers, the fear of being stranded on the road due to a dead battery. Vague information about the amo ...

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  • Dispelling EV myths

    This is the final article in Tom Denton's EV series. Previous articles looked at EV technologies and what ...

    This is the final article in Tom Denton's EV series. Previous articles looked at EV technologies and what is involved in repairing them. Tom also chose to be controversial at times, saying things like ...

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  • EV Pre-conditioning

    In the penultimate article in the series, Tom Denton explores the heating and cooling functions of an ele ...

    In the penultimate article in the series, Tom Denton explores the heating and cooling functions of an electric vehicle.  Most EVs allow the operation of heating or cooling when the vehicle is plugged ...

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  • EV Charging: Wireless power transfer

    Wireless power transfer (WPT) is a system for wirelessly charging the batteries in electric vehicles. The ...

    Wireless power transfer (WPT) is a system for wirelessly charging the batteries in electric vehicles. There are two main methods:  stationary WPT  dynamic WPT  With stationary charging, the electric e ...

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  • Will hydrogren replace EVs? - Part Two

    In part one Tom Denton shared his opinion that hydrogen is not an ideal fuel for cars and looked at how c ...

    In part one Tom Denton shared his opinion that hydrogen is not an ideal fuel for cars and looked at how clean hydrogen is created. This time, he will examine briefly how a fuel cell converts hydrogen ...

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  • Will hydrogren replace EVs? - Part One

    Hydrogen is, indeed, the fuel of the future, according to Tom Denton, just not for cars…  Whenever I get ...

    Hydrogen is, indeed, the fuel of the future, according to Tom Denton, just not for cars…  Whenever I get involved in a discussion about the future of transport there is often somebody who will categor ...

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  • EV battery health assessed

    Assessing the condition of an EV battery easy. However, there are two main indications we can use: state ...

    Assessing the condition of an EV battery easy. However, there are two main indications we can use: state of charge (SOC), and state of health (SOH).  State of charge  State of charge is a measure of t ...

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  • EV Charging

    Charging an EV is clearly important. Because of this, the ‘lack of public’ charging is often stated as th ...

    Charging an EV is clearly important. Because of this, the ‘lack of public’ charging is often stated as the reason many people will not yet buy an electric vehicle (EV). There is, however, a level of m ...

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  • EV kilowatt hours explained

    The term kilowatt hour (kWh or kW-h) is often used in connection with electric vehicle batteries, but als ...

    The term kilowatt hour (kWh or kW-h) is often used in connection with electric vehicle batteries, but also to household electricity supply. Before I explain in detail what this means, we need to clear ...

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  • EV Equipotential Bonding – Part 2

    In the previous article Tom Denton described equipotential bonding (EPB) as the process of connecting all ...

    In the previous article Tom Denton described equipotential bonding (EPB) as the process of connecting all metalwork and conductive parts, of various components, so that the voltage is the same through ...

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  • EV Equipotential Bonding - Part 1

    Equipotential bonding (EPB) is the process of electrically connecting metalwork and conductive parts, so ...

    Equipotential bonding (EPB) is the process of electrically connecting metalwork and conductive parts, so that the voltage is the same throughout these various parts (an equal potential). EPB is used t ...

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  • How does an EV work?

    In this instalment of the EV series Tom Denton discusses how EVs actually function. After focusing on the ...

    In this instalment of the EV series Tom Denton discusses how EVs actually function. After focusing on the motor in the last article, I thought I would outline how EVs actually work in general. In any ...

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  • Should garages be getting EV ready?

    We hear from Marc Russell, Head of the Garage Network at WhoCanFixMyCar, to find out whether garages shou ...

    We hear from Marc Russell, Head of the Garage Network at WhoCanFixMyCar, to find out whether garages should be getting EV ready sooner rather than later. Despite recent reports showing private EV sale ...

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  • Survey reveals drivers wouldn’t buy an EV

    A survey has revealed, around two-thirds of non-EV drivers said they would still not switch to an electri ...

    A survey has revealed, around two-thirds of non-EV drivers said they would still not switch to an electric car any time soon. The survey, conducted by Refused Car Finance, showed a number of customers ...

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  • Which cities have the most free charing points?

    The Electric Car Scheme has conducted research, revealing which cities across the UK have the highest num ...

    The Electric Car Scheme has conducted research, revealing which cities across the UK have the highest number of free charging points compared to their population. When it comes to which locations acro ...

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