Tag Archive for 'Peugeot Ion'

Peugeot iOn proves that electric cars suit Guernsey conditions

December 15th, 2011 by Richard Lord

A couple of years ago members of the Guernsey broadcast media joked on air that electric cars would struggle up Val des Terres. Driving the electric motor powered Peugeot iOn up Val des Terres banishes all thoughts that a vehicle like this would struggle up any of Guernsey’s steep hills. The Peugeot iOn accelerates smoothly, […]

Europcar offering electric car rental at three London Airports

August 26th, 2011 by Europcar

Europcar, Europe’s leading car hire service for leisure and business users, is the first UK rental provider to add the new Peugeot iOn to its fleet. These electric cars, which are available for hire at Europcar’s Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton Airport locations, will provide travellers heading into London with a congestion-charge-free option. This development follows […]

ecotricity launches free-to-use electric recharging point network for UK electric vehicle drivers

August 3rd, 2011 by ecotricity

For first time electric vehicles will be able to travel the length and breadth of the UK using the world’s first national charging network at motorway service stations across the country. Every charging post will be powered with 100% green energy made at Ecotricity’s wind and solar parks across the UK, and means that electric […]

UK government bolsters electric car and ultra-low emission vehicle market with generous grant scheme

December 15th, 2010 by UK Department of Transport

The UK Government drove the country firmly into the fast lane of the electric and ultra-low emission car revolution today as Ministers unveiled nine trailblazing models that will be eligible for generous grants of up to £5,000. UK Transport Secretary Philip Hammond and Business Minister Mark Prisk announced the milestone which could make 2011 the […]