Gavin Shoebridge – an electric vehicle nut, a keen environmentalist

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US waves goodbye to the gas-guzzlers

September 3rd, 2012 at 9:12 am » Comments (1)

[caption id="attachment_988" align="aligncenter" width="537" caption="Adapt or expire: A big ultimatum for vehicle manufacturers"][/caption] America has put a use-by date on its fuel-hungry fleet. The Obama Administration has finalised the regulations that ...more »

The 100% Electric Ford Focus Will Start Selling in 1 Month

November 3rd, 2011 at 1:49 pm » Comments (6)

[caption id="attachment_886" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="The 2012 Ford Focus - Finally Ford Offers an All-Electric Option"][/caption] It's almost here, and the pricing has been announced. Ford has priced its new Focus Electric ...more »

Price of electric vehicle batteries to fall as manufacturing capacity outstrips demand

October 20th, 2011 at 12:24 am » Comments (3)

[caption id="attachment_845" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="Lithium Battery Prices for Electric Cars Are Heading South"][/caption] Lithium-ion battery makers have made ambitious investments in new capacity, well ahead of automakers’ commitments to large-scale production ...more »

Nissan Leaf to cost about €30,000

May 18th, 2010 at 2:59 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Ka-Ching!"][/caption] That works out to be $36,600 USD and after following that bombshell by Nissan, I imagine electric car fanatics all over Europe have been crying themselves ...more »

$2 / Litre Gas Expected This Year in New Zealand

May 18th, 2010 at 2:59 am » Comments (0)

As I predicted, the price of gas is about to skyrocket in price again. At this instant petrol costs $1.78 per litre and diesel costs $1.24 per litre. All that's ...more »

How Much Does an Electric Car Conversion Cost

May 13th, 2010 at 3:25 pm » Comments (1)

[caption id="attachment_929" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Whatever it costs, it\'ll be worth it to not use one of these ever again."][/caption] I get asked this question a lot, and quite rightly so because ...more »

Why Are Lithium Batteries So Expensive?

April 5th, 2010 at 2:09 pm » Comments (2)

Of course all electric car converters would love to ditch lead batteries and use lithium ones. You can draw more power out of them, they're lighter, they last longer, they ...more »