This page lists the articles on Green Car Future which relate to electric cars/vehicles (and EV technology), from our launch in October 2018 to present:
What Is An Electric Car Like To Drive?
26 February 2019
Electric cars work very differently to traditional cars, so what are they like to drive? Are there are 'gotchas' you need to be aware of? We find out.
How Electric Car Batteries Are Made: From Mining To Driving
24 January 2019
The car battery that powers an electric vehicle is probably the most important component by far, and its production is an interesting journey which we explore.
26 Electric Car Advantages and Disadvantages
05 January 2019
We take a look at 26 interesting pros and cons of electric cars (also called EVs), the fascinating green car technology competing with fossil fuel cars.
Is Driving An Electric Car Through Flood Water Safe?
29 December 2018
Since we are taught that water and electricity do not mix, is it the case that electric cars fare badly in flood water? We take a look at how they perform.
The Rise Of Market-Disrupting Electric Cars (Infographic)
22 December 2018
Electric cars are disrupting the car industry like never before, which we explore in our handy infographic. Includes predictions for 2019 and beyond.
Can Electric Car Chargers Electrocute You In The Rain?
17 December 2018
We certainly hope not! But it's a fair question: what happens if you try and charge up your electric car when it's raising? Is electrocution a risk? We find out.
Electric Cars Aren't Green: Myth Or Truth? We Take A Look!
12 December 2018
Some people say that zero-emission EVs will save the environment. Others claim that they're somehow worse than gas-guzzling cars. Who's right? We have a look!
Will Electric Cars Reduce (or Eliminate) Road/Highway Noise?
11 December 2018
Electric cars are known to be quieter than conventional cars, so will overall road and highway noise be reduced if all cars on the roads are electric? We find out!
Will Electric Cars Ever Come Down In Price?
07 December 2018 (updated 26 May 2019)
There's currently a premium on electric cars which make them too expensive for many. This article explores whether they'll ever become more affordable.
What Happens To Old Electric Car Batteries? Can They Be Recycled?
05 December 2018 (updated 26 May 2019)
The batteries in electric cars are fairly massive and weigh a lot, so can they be easily recycled? Or do they go to wasteful landfill? We take a look.
Do Electric Cars Need Special Tires/Tyres?
04 December 2018
Due to how differently electric cars work compared to gasline cars, do they need specialist tires? This article explores the answer to this question.
Are There Budget Electric Cars That The Working Class Can Afford?
01 December 2018 (updated 26 May 2019)
After seeing the list price of some electric cars, it's easy to think you'll never afford one. But there are various ways that you can get a budget EV...
Do Electric Cars Need Transmission Fluid (Or Even Have A Transmission)?
29 November 2018 (updated 15 September 2019)
There's sometimes some confusion about whether EVs need transmission fluid changes, or even have a transmission/gear system. This article clears up this confusion.
Electric Car Charge Plugs/Types: An Easy-To-Understand Guide
21 November 2018
Level 1-4, type 1-2, CCS, CHAdeMO, Commando... if you've been confused by all the charging plugs/types, check out this guide which presents all you need to know
Future Electric Car Technology Which Will Revolutionize EVs
21 November 2018
After jumping into the future, we've come back to report on all the exciting new electric car tech which will soon be transforming EVs and your enjoyment of them.
Tesla Supercharger Network: Latest Info From 23th April 2019
20 November 2018 (updated 23 April 2019)
We look at all you need to know about the all-important Tesla supercharger network, updated with the latest info from 6th March 2019.
How Does Norway Have So Many Electric Cars? (Over 50% in 2017)
17 November 2018
Norway, the oil-rich European country, seen more than half of its car sales by for electric or hybrid cars in 2017
Electric Car Pedestrian Warning Sounds (Fake Engine Noise) Guide
16 November 2018 (updated 17 September 2019)
Electric cars produce minimal noise, so an increasing number of countries are mandating that they produce fake warning noise. We've collected these sounds to listen to.
How Exactly Do Electric Cars Work?
11 November 2018
When the driver puts their foot down on the accelerator pedal, many interesting things happen before the car can actually move forward. We explore this in this article.
Green Car Fuelling Cost Breakdown: Is There a Best Type to Run?
06 November 2018
Hybrids, PHEV (plug-in hybrids), BEV (battery electric vehicles), traditional gasoline cars: there are many types of car, but is there a 'best' one to run?
What Secret Cars are the 'Tech Challengers' (Google, Apple etc) Working on?
25 October 2018 (updated 09 June 2019)
Here we look at the 'secret cars' that the tech challengers are working on, including Google, Apple, the UK's Dyson, Uber and more.
What Is A Compliance Car?
20 October 2018
When reading about electric or hydrogen cars, you might have heard of the term 'compliance car': we explore what this means in this article.
2019 Hyundai Kona Plug-in Electric Mega-Guide
18 October 2018 (updated 28 December 2018)
Hyundai's hotly awaited 2019 version of the Kona Plug-in Electric has been unveiled and reviewed. We take a look at everything you'll need to know about this new EV.
Are The Batteries In Electric Cars Good Enough?
12 October 2018 (updated 03 March 2019)
Mobile phone batteries are rubbish after 2 years, laptop batteries need changing every 4-5 years. So are the (very expensive) electric car batteries any better?