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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Could Mitsubishi challenge Tesla for top spot in the EV market?

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While Tesla seems to be doing everything in its power to push the electric vehicle market to new levels, there is a growing suspicion that Mitsubishi could be one of the major challengers for the young upstart. This will surprise many people especially when you bear in mind that Tesla grabs the headlines, has a [...]

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Tesla to wave patent infringements

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If there is one business entrepreneur in the world who speaks his mind and does his own thing it has to be Tesla’s founder Elon Musk. When the company was originally created he had a vision of Tesla leading car giants down the electronic vehicle production line allowing the industry to take over and dominate [...]

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Will petrol stations become a dying breed as electric vehicles take over?

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There is no doubt that the electric vehicle industry has its doubters, its pessimists and those who believe we have been here time and time again. However, the situation today is very different to other attempts to break into the mass market with governments, businesses and consumers all working together to push for cleaner technology [...]

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Isle of Man TT Zero Challenge attracting record participants

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The Isle of Man TT race is renowned amongst the motorbike fraternity as the pinnacle of competition. In many ways the TT race has put the Isle of Man on the map and true to form the island will now be hosting the latest Isle of Man TT challenge with a difference. The Isle of [...]

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Renault’s ambitious EV plans on hold

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When Renault Nissan announced plans to sell 1.5 million electric vehicles per annum by 2016 this certainly caught the headlines around the world. Many saw this as a major shift change in the battle for mass-market acceptance of electric vehicles with hopes that other car manufacturers would follow suit. However, only a few months down [...]

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Is Elon Musk about to revolutionise the UK EV market?

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While he has a reputation in the US for changing markets, for attracting controversy and for having a focused and uncompromised business plan, it seems that the UK government is on the verge of announcing a major breakthrough in partnership with Elon Musk. We have seen a number of discrete rumours appearing in the UK [...]

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Are we on the verge of significant savings for electric vehicles?

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For the last couple of years experts have promised us that the cost of electric vehicles would fall, as the cost of technology decreases, but so far we have seen very little evidence of this. In some ways this has put off potential buyers in the short-term although if groups such as the Vancouver Electric [...]

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Nissan offers free electricity to revitalise EV sales

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Hot on the tails of a trial in Texas, Nissan has this week revealed that those who acquire a Nissan Leaf after 1 April 2014 will be entitled to free electricity for the next two years. They will be given a card allowing them access to the four major electric vehicle charging networks which are [...]

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Ford Focus Electric to be revealed next week

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Ford has already confirmed plans for a new 2015 Focus Sedan although the introduction of a Ford Focus Electric car in New York next week did take some experts by surprise. While the company has been relatively successful with regards to its alternative power supply vehicles, the introduction of the Focus Electric seems to be [...]

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Did the 60 Minutes Show add combustion engine sounds to the Tesla piece?

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It would be fair to say that Tesla Motors has not had a strong relationship with television and the media over the last couple of years. While Elon Musk, the charismatic chief executive officer of Tesla, has managed to win over the motoring public he has certainly had his hands full with the mass media. [...]

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