EV conversions: BMW Z3 1999, Tom Cheesewright

EV conversions: BMW Z3 1999, Tom Cheesewright

In 2021 Tom Cheesewright converted his 1999 BMW Z3 into an electric car.   Tom has owned the Z3 for 2 years, his annual mileage is approx. 3,000 miles and the Z3 has done a total of approx. 174,000 miles.   Why did you convert your car to electric? A combination of geeky curiosity and […]

Volkswagen ID.3 2020 – Owner Spotlight: Mark Gaudie

Volkswagen ID.3 2020 - Owner Spotlight: Mark Gaudie

Mark Gaudie is the founder of the North West EV Owners Group.   Mark currently runs a Volkswagen ID.3 Family Pro Performance (registered Dec 2020) and has a ID.4 Pure Life on order which will replace his 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX4hs. He’s owned the ID.3 for 18 months and the Outlander PHEV for nearly […]

Charged up Brits plug into electric vehicle driving experiences in 2022!

Charged up Brits plug into electric vehicle driving experiences in 2022!

Leading driving experience provider, TrackDays.co.uk, has announced a surge in demand for electric vehicle (EV) driving experiences, with bookings for their Tesla packages trebling compared to this time last year.   Additionally, half of all Tesla package bookings are for the Tesla Model S ‘Ludicrous’ P90D Thrill. Being one of the fastest saloon cars in […]

Electric Petrolhead & Kate – Owner Spotlight

Electric Petrolhead & Kate - Owner Spotlight

Andy (Electric Petrolhead) and Kate’s first experience of EVs was in 2018 when they test drove a Model S and Model X.   They spent the test drive and the rest of day giggling at how much fun it was, so they put in an order for a Model S. They owned that car for […]

Hyundai IONIQ 2020 – Owner Spotlight: Lisa

Hyundai IONIQ 2020 - Owner Spotlight: Lisa

Lisa (@ioniqlisa) currently runs a Hyundai IONIQ 38kWh 2020.   Lisa has owned the IONIQ for nearly 2 years and it’s her first electric car. Lisa does approximately 5,000 miles per year and the car has done 9,700 miles so far.   What was the last ICE car you owned? Mercedes C220 Coupé 2016   […]

Skoda ENYAQ 2021 – Owner Spotlight: Leon

Skoda ENYAQ 2021 - Owner Spotlight: Leon

Leon currently runs a Skoda ENYAQ 2021. Leon’s owned the ENYAQ for 6 months he also car shares a Nissan LEAF which he’s owned for 6 years. The LEAF has currently done 67,000 miles and the ENYAQ 2,000 miles.   What was the last ICE car you owned? Skoda Octavia petrol   What got you […]

Renault Zoe 2021 – Owner Spotlight: Glen

Renault Zoe 2021 - Owner Spotlight: Glen

Glen currently runs a Renault Zoe ZE50 Iconic 2021. Glen has owned the Zoe for 12 months and does approx. 7,000-8,000 miles annually. The Zoe is Glen’s first electric car and he’s already done 7,400+ miles at the time of writing.   What was the last ICE car you owned? Citroen C3   What got you […]

Volkswagen e-Golf 2019 – Owner Spotlight: Anthony Hibbs

Volkswagen e-Golf 2019 - Owner Spotlight: Anthony Hibbs

Anthony Hibbs currently runs a Volkswagen e-Golf 35kWh 2019. Anthony has owned the e-Golf since November 2019 and it’s his first electric car. His annual mileage is 10,000 and the e-Golf has currently done 24,500 miles. Anthony has written reviews of his car for several websites and he’s completed a case study for an EV-centric […]

Renault Zoe GT Line 2021 – Owner Spotlight: Simon (TheEVside)

Owner Spotlight - Simon (The EV Side) & his Renault Zoe GT Line

Simon currently runs a Renault Zoe GT Line 2021. He is now 3 months into his lease with Onto and prior to this owned a BMW i3 for 4 years. Simon’s approx. annual mileage is 20,000-25,000 and he’s currently done 3,000 miles in his Renault Zoe. Simon also rides electric unicycles and electric skateboards. This […]

EV battery revolution – UK risks missing narrow window to become global player

EV battery revolution - UK risks missing narrow window to become global player

The UK can become a global player in electric vehicle (EV) batteries if billions of pounds are invested now to build a battery supply chain, finds a report from the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Decarbonisation of Road Transport (CDRT) released today.   It highlights the opportunity to invest in the burgeoning global demand […]