London Phone Apps & an Electric Car
11 July 2012 | Transport
◄ I’ve been getting around London with three useful smartphone apps. When I need a car in London I go to Zipcar and their phone app shows me where the cars are (the nearest one is about 100 metres from where I live in London) and altogether there are 1700 of them scat...
Munich & BMW
19 June 2011 | Places
After my BMW visit to China in March I was invited to visit BMW’s headquarters in Munich, have a look around and find out about their new BMW i sub-brand for electric and hybrid cars which will launch in 2013. I’ve already got a hybrid car, a Toyota Prius, but to get ...
Cars & Drives of 2009
19 December 2009 | Transport
The year’s two most interesting cars? The ones I would happily find a space for in my garage? An electric Tesla sports car which I had a short drive in while I was in Los Angeles. And one I didn’t even drive, but I certainly enjoyed being taken for a quick dawn spin a...
Electric Cars in London & Los Angeles
13 May 2009 | Transport
Last month London’s mayor Boris Johnson announced his intention to make London an electric car city with 100,000 electric cars in the city, about 5% of London’s two million cars. Installing 25,000 charging points for electric cars by 2015 would help to meet that targe...
Cars & Drives of 2008
21 December 2008 | Transport
I’m running through my travel lists for 2008, we started with interesting hotels, moved on to best music experiences, and then the views out the window from my favourite flights. Today it’s cars and drives.
I didn’t cover a lot of distance by road in 2008. There w...