2020 Kia Soul EV Drive Review

I haven’t driven a whole lot of electric cars in my life. But, the few that I have, have always been on top of their game. And expensive. And futuristic. No wonder I have never imagined owning one. The Kia Soul EV though, is different. It’s still on top of its game –which we will get to in a bit – but it’s also very mainstream. And, it doesn’t cost the earth. But, given that it costs twice as much as its petrol-powered twin, well we still won’t call it great value….

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Nissan Leaf review: second-gen EV tested

What is this? Don’t get too excited. It’s the second generation Nissan Leaf. You can read about the basics of it here. We went to Las Vegas to find out what it’s like to drive. So? Hang on, couple of things to get straight first. Like the range. The quoted figure of 235 miles in the first story was for the less-than-real-life EU test standard. The US EPA’s numbers, which are much more realistic, puts the new Leaf’s range at 150 miles. Which puts it firmly in the ‘will cause range anxiety’ category…

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