18 Nov '13, 2pm

EVs suffer the same problem as combustion cars: over-optimitistic 'fuel' economy figures: via

EVs suffer the same problem as combustion cars: over-optimitistic 'fuel' economy figures: via

Weekly column. By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield. Just how far can you travel in an electric car? It’s a question I’m often asked and one I’m always cautious to answer. My answer normally revolves around pointing out how range really does revolve around how you drive, the weather outside, and the type of road you’re driving on. As a consequence, sometimes I reply that my range depends on how I’m driving, giving my worst and best real-world ranges. But I usually reply “as far as I need to travel.” You see, I’ve never run out of charge in my electric car. But in recent weeks a massive argument has begun on social media networking sites surrounding manufacture-claimed and real-world range. Much of the ire has been targeted towards Nissan and Renault, who use New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) range tests to advertise ranges in excess of 120 miles for their electric cars when in reali...

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