In June 2013, NIReS part-funded medical student Kym Wakefield to undertake research into an entirely different discipline during a field trip to Tanzania. In this thought-provoking account of her stay, Kym gives us an insight into what it is like working in the field collecting data, and how she got on.
Welcome to our final blog post on electric cars, in which we’ll be dealing with a couple of questions over the general sustainability of the vehicles, as well as getting the rest of your questions answered that we haven’t managed to get into previous weeks.
After a short break, we’re back to bring you our last couple of blog posts on electric cars before we take a breather over Easter. Having looked previously at the costs of ownership and whether or not EV ownership would suit your lifestyle, this week we’re turning to the other key area of expenditure: maintenance and repair. Are they more complicated (and therefore more expensive) to keep on the road? Are they more like to break down? And what would happen if they did.
In the latest of our series of blog posts on electric vehicles (EVs), we’re looking this week at the sort of considerations that will determine whether or not EV ownership will suit your own lifestyle – will it be a practical option for you, your family and the sort of journeys you’d be likely to need to make?
Welcome to the fourth in our series of blog posts on electric cars. This week, we’ll be looking at one of the key areas of concern to most people considering the switch to an electric car: charging. How do you charge them? Where do you charge them? And are you going to be left stranded with no charge left in them?
Welcome to the third in our series of blog posts on electric cars. This week, we’ll be looking at what it’s like to actually drive an electric vehicle (EV) once you’ve decided to take the plunge and buy one or join a car club. Will it feel very different to cars you’ve driven in the past? Will it be better or worse? And does the image of a slow, boring electric vehicle hold true?