Welcome to the Electric Forum

by Bob Sheth on December 11, 2008

Thanks for visiting the Electric Forum designed for all Electric Vehicle enthusiasts to join and share their experiences. Our aim is to create a positive community to promote the vast benefits that Electric Vehicles offer. If you have an interest or own any production electric car, electric bike, neighborhood electric vehicle, a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) or PHEV – then you have come to the right place. The site is organised into 2 main parts – the forums and the articles. You can access any of the specific electric forums by clicking on the links in the top navigation areas above. Enjoy the site and its great to have you here.

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Tesla agrees to dance to China’s tune

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In a surprise development, bearing in mind how independent and strong minded Tesla has been in years gone by, the company has agreed to abide by Chinese government charging standards in the future. On the surface this may look like the company has “given in” to the Chinese authorities but there are very strong underlying […]

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Elon Musk takes Tesla into groundbreaking battery technology

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The new Tesla battery technology dubbed “Powerwall” seems to have taken the world by storm with the current supply of devices sold out until mid-2016. Available in two different sizes, 7 kW and 10 kW, it seems that consumers rather than businesses are showing the first interest in these products. This certainly bodes well for […]

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More rumours that Apple is about to enter the EV market

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The electric vehicle industry has certainly grown over the last 20 years or so and while the likes of Tesla continue to grab the headlines there is much more going on behind-the-scenes. Tesla’s billionaire chief executive officer Elon Musk was this week asked about rumours that Apple is about to enter the electric vehicle market. […]

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Messner Reeves LLP 20th Anniversary Tesla Raffle

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We are delighted to announce the forthcoming Messner Reeves LLP 20th Anniversary Tesla Raffle with a brand-new Tesla valued at in excess of $85,000 on offer.  The raffle will be drawn on 13 June 2015 with all proceeds going to the Messner Foundation, a very worthwhile cause. While there is no doubt that the opportunity […]

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Audi takes on Tesla!

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In a surprise move it has been confirmed that Audi is currently working on a new electric vehicle which should be ready in 2017. Technical director Prof Dr Ulrich Hackenberg confirmed that the company is in the process of developing a potential competitor to the award-winning Tesla Model S. This move has taken many by […]

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Five reasons why electric vehicles will go mass-market

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Over the last 100 years there have been a number of attempts from electric vehicle enthusiasts to push them into the mass market. Unfortunately the vast majority of these attempts have failed for a variety of reasons, often out of the control of the market itself, but today we stand in a very different place […]

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Electric vehicle insurance

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While there is no doubt that the EV market continues to grow, there is some concern that the electric vehicle insurance sector is still a little behind the times. Many would have expected the insurance sector to be ahead of the game and forward thinking but if you take a step back, the technology relating […]

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BMW announces street lighting charging station technology

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Only a few days ago we brought you news that there was a company working on the potential to use street lighting posts as charging stations for electric vehicles. The ground breaking idea seems to have caught the attention of other electric vehicle vendors with BMW set to run a pilot scheme in Munich next […]

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Is Tesla becoming the new Microsoft of the electric vehicle market?

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When you mention the names Elon Musk and Bill Gates they create visions of entrepreneurs who took on the establishment, took on the corporate markets and eventually dominated their particular fields. This prompted me to ask the question, is Tesla becoming the new Microsoft of the electric vehicle market? This may seem a little bizarre […]

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Should electric vehicles be compulsory in city centres?

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The subject of making electric vehicles compulsory in city centres in the UK, and indeed many other areas of the world, is one which keeps popping up time and time again. The Liberal Democrat party in the UK has been pushing for greater adoption of electric vehicles within city centres and, don’t shout this, a […]

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