An electric car (EV) charging at an power pole in a London street.
By Mathew Dickerson
A friend visited me from Canberra recently. Several years earlier he had purchased a new AMG CLA45 compact performance car.
Inline-4 turbo engine. Dual-clutch 8-speed automatic transmission. 4 seconds to 100km/h. And the exhaust was tuned so it sang beautifully.
In sports mode when braking for a corner it did an automatic double-clutch that would have made Peter Brock proud.
He was interested in comparing the driving experience of this zenith of internal combustion cars versus this idea of a golf-buggy – an electric vehicle (EV)!
After five seconds behind the wheel of an EV, his eyes had been opened. He was convinced this was the future.Continue reading… “Exploring on-street EV car charging using power poles and streetlights”