Peugeot E-208 Review

It’s fun and futuristic – so surely it makes sense as an electric car?

The Peugeot 208 is a great little car. Reasonably practical for its size, the best built that Peugeot’s have ever been, featuring a futuristic dashboard and instrument panel that would shame a Lamborghini, sensible economy and an engaging and fun drive that works hard to make you think it’s a hot hatch – there isn’t really one in the range yet.

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Nissan Leaf or VW Golf – which will get you further for £50? [EV Vs Petrol]

Where in the world can you get the most miles per pennies?

When it comes to pure electric cars, they’re generally more expensive than their petrol or diesel equivalents to buy. So are they really cheaper to run on electricity?

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InstaLive: Charging a 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

Talking about electric cars in UK, UAE, India and Pakistan

Finally needed to charge up the Ford Mustang Mach-E I have on test after a hard run this morning, went InstaLive and ended up chatting to ‘EV-angelist’ Salman Hussain about electric cars in the UK, UAE and even in Pakistan. Good fun, great info and more details on life with an EV Mustang. Follow BCGFordMachE

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Electric Cars are Not the Answer

but a Unique Racing Toyota Corolla could be!

Electric cars are not the answer to our future transpor requirements according to the world’s biggest car maker. They have an alternative, in the form of a racing Toyota Corolla with a conventional engine that’s powered by hydrogen. Unlike most manufacturers, Toyota are not jumping on the EV bandwagon. And there’s clear reasoning for it. I look at the evidence and the pros and cons of a future not wholly dependent on electric cars.

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InstaLive: 2021 Mini Electric Q&A

your Questions Answered [Charging an EV]

While charging the 2021 Mini Electric – full review soon – I went live on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/shahzadsheikh/) and answered questions about the MINI Electric, charging and driving it, and EVs (electric vehicles) in general.

If you joined me you’ll be mentioned in this video. If you didn’t be sure to follow my main Instagram account so you’ll know next time I go live.

#BCGMiniElectric

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Review [First Drive]

Grabbing a quick go in a pair of Mach-E EVs – full review in the next few weeks

Here’s my quick drive first review of the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E in both RWD and AWD extended range guises. I’ll be getting a Mach-E again in a few weeks to do a full review, however at the Ford GoElectric road show, there was a chance to grab the cars for a few short runs, so here are my initial thoughts, findings and impressions on the car. Follow #BCGFordMachE

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Bored!! Going Live While Charging an EV [with Partha Srinivasan]

Things got a bit silly when I went InstaLive yesterday

After recording the drive section of my review of the all-electric Peugeot E-208, I had obviously depleted the mileage range. I decided to give it a full charge. That meant sitting in the Morrison’s car park at a Genie Point charger for an hour. So I went live online. And ended up with a guest – my good buddy Partha in India.

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Citroen Ami Review

Is this a 21st century Citroen 2CV, is it genius, is it even a car?

The Citroen Ami is like no other car. And that’s partly because it isn’t quite a car. Technically it’s a Quadricycle – a four-wheeled vehicle with limitations on performance (it can’t exceed 28mph) and weight (it must be well under 500kg). In many European countries these can be driven without a driving licence; in France from just 14-years old. In the UK you need a scooter licence at minimum – so you’ve got to have passed your compulsory basic training.

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