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London to Edinburgh EV trip completed in 13 hours

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EV advocates Robert Llewellyn and David Peilow managed a London to Edinburgh trip over the weekend in a 2013 model Nissan LEAF in just over 13 hours; smashing the four days it took BBC jour[.]. A mission to disprove a myth; that electric cars are useless for long distance journeys, went without a hitch.

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BBC attacked over ‘ludicrous’ EV challenge

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The BBC’s recent electric car challenge (see story) has attracted criticism and controversy for what environmentalists are calling an unfair portrayal of electric cars. The recent challenge saw BBC journalist Brian Milligan drive an electric Mini from London to Edinburgh, using only publicly accessible charging points.

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BBC to feature THINK electric vehicle in documentary

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Scandinavian electric vehicle maker, THINK, has provided a brand new City model to the BBC for a documentary about the first drive of an EV around Europe. BBC Electric Ride will see a documentary team of four, led by presenter Peter Curran, leave London next week and drive straight to Harwich to catch a ferry to [.].

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Electric Pedicabs - future for London's transport

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London belongs to one of the largest cities in the world. London's undergrounds is one of the most developed in the world but also one of the oldest in the world counting over a 100 years. These were on the streets of London for the past 10 years however they were running only on the pedal power. Maxpro Pedicabs - [link]

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London to Edinburgh electric car trip in just 10 hrs for Robert Llewellyn

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The BBC''s relationship with electric cars and its reporting on them have been under scrutiny before, but perhaps no more so than when journalist Brian Milligan took a Mini E electric car from London to Edinburgh just over three years ago. Brian managed to make a right mess out of the journey, by u[.]. Electric cars Nissan'

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London still a long way from electric car target

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London has only achieved 3 per cent of its targeted uptake for electric cars, according to the BBC, despite the city mayor’s ambitious plans for battery powered models. The mayor, Boris Johnson wanted to see 100,000 electric vehicles on the capital’s roads by 2020. But so far there are just 3,000 [.]. Electric cars'

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With this Ruby Laser, George Porter Sped up Photochemistry

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Keystone Press/Alamy Later in his career, Porter moved to Imperial College London , where he had access to more advanced lasers and was eventually able to capture events in the femtosecond range—12 orders of magnitude faster than during his doctoral studies at Cambridge. George Porter accepts the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on 12 December 1967.

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