httpv://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=QwiS4t8TMlI&feature=email Jorg, my Tango owning friend has posted this great video of a drag race between a Tango and a Tesla EV. Not any old cars, but the fastest production electric vehicles in the world. Check out these times; “In this race, the Tango got 92.15mph in 14.480 seconds, beating its 14.7 “dial” handicap and… Continue reading Tango vs Tesla Drag Race
The Tesla zips along at a fair old pace, especially when a Tango turns up. I want to live in California – the sun shines and (a few) people get to drive great EV’s. Click on the image to view video.
On my visit to their showroom in Menlo park, I got a chance to go out in a Tesla and talk to one of their (impressive) sales people. I’ve been seeing these cars stationary for a while now on stands at various motor shows, and I was beginning to think it didn’t move. Well, no… Continue reading A spin in The Tesla Model S. Part 1
Whilst in The Tango, we stopped by the Tesla showroom. Yeah, right….and then I woke up….Actually, I wasn’t dreaming. Here’s a look around the Tesla Showroom in Menlo park. I got a go in one too and I’ll be posting that soon. I know Tesla have been having trouble recently (along with everyone else in… Continue reading Tesla EV meets Tango EV
When he gets to work at Google, Jorg plugs his Tango into one of the many charging bays that are powered by solar panels. EV’s are popular with Google. You may have heard about their rechargeIT scheme. Even Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Googles founders, drive Tesla’s to the office. And I thought us Londoners… Continue reading The Tango. Solar Recharging at Google HQ.
Jorg’s a lucky man. He gets to drive a Tango to work each day. I was lucky enough to get a trip in the car with him. The film is in 2 parts with the second part below. Part 1. First look at the car. Part 2. Take it on the freeway and open it… Continue reading The Tango. A trip. Part 1.
Part 2. A Tango on the Freeway. Some specs for you. 0-60: 4 seconds Top Speed: 150 mph Width: 41 inches. Seats: 2. Wow. Click on the image to view video.
A look at the Opel Flextreme – Europe’s version of the Chevy Volt. 40 mile range on the battery and a small engine purely for recharging purposes. They say we’ll have it by 2010. Gosh, that’s only 2 years away. Doubt we’ll even have the Smart ED and Subaru R1e by then, but there’s always… Continue reading Opel Flextreme
People sometimes ask if I’m associated with Goin Green in any way. I’m not. I just thought it might be fun to start vlogging and sharing my experience of electric vehicle ownership with anyone who might be interested. Having said that, I’ll happily take a Tango from Prodrive for a while…. Links:electric car