Articles by Mark

The Great UK EV Charger Grant Mystery

I recently applied for a grant under the Workplace Charging Scheme. I got a reply the next day and was delighted to be awarded the £300 voucher. It’s compulsory to use the grant with a government approved installer. Fair enough,…




For Your Diary: NIEVO Cars & Coffee Meet #2

Spring is in the air and it’s time for our second NIEVO meet. This time we hope to welcome a representative from ESB for a friendly and informal chat on the public charging network Just like last time, it doesn’t…



Quick Look at the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

A family member is thinking of changing their car soon and looking around at crossovers, so being the EVangelist I suggested we go look at a PHEV suv. We booked a test drive at SERE, the Belfast dealership and after…


Video: Lucid Air Launch

Earlier this week Lucid took to the stage at their prototype shop in Fremont, California to unveil their first model – the Air. Apparently “designed from the inside out” the shape is a little uninspiring to me and reminds me…


Test Drive: Tesla Model S and Model X in Dublin

In our first guest post, Dr Aggelos Zacharopoulos (@energyUlster), shows us round the Tesla Model S and Model X on his recent trip to Dublin for a test drive…” A few months ago I contacted Tesla to arrange a test…


Video: NextEV’s NIO EP9 Electric Supercar

Electric cars are all wheezy and slow right? That’s still the opinions of a lot of misinformed people sadly. But serial super car owner SHMEE150 may start to change minds as he takes a look at NextEV’s NIO EP9 1360BHP…


NIEVO First Meet: The Photo Report

Around a dozen of us got together at last night’s inaugural NIEVO Cars and Coffee Meet. We had 9 vehicles (10 if you count the Tesla passing through), including a couple of BMW i3’s, a VW e-Golf and Golf GTE,…