Kit Lacey is the director of eDub Services, a company in the challenging niche business of updating old classic vehicle gems with powerful electric motors and high capacity batteries. His main focus has so far been on converting the legendary VW T2 Camper that was introduced in 1966 (the first VW T1 was introduced in 1949). But he is ready to convert anything you throw at him, as long as it’s an old timer (+30 years or so).
Clean Technica 7th March 2020 read more »
Britain has said the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, including hybrids, will be banned by 2035. However, only 3.2 per cent of new cars sold in the UK last month were battery electric vehicles, according to industry figures. Established brands such as Ford, Volkswagen and Vauxhall are about to have their market pulled from beneath them. These are still early days in the revolution. Carlos Tavares, chief executive of PSA Group, the owner of Vauxhall, said last week that the only people buying electric cars were “green addicts”. There are not enough charging points and the cars are too expensive. However, change is happening; it’s just that predicting much else about the revolution is foolhardy.
Times 9th March 2020 read more »