London in EV gear
Zipcar’s 100 EVs have been used by 6,000 London members for 20,000 journeys around the city in the first three months since launch in July. The vehicle-sharing outfit plans to put 325 fully-electric VW e-Golfs on the road by the year-end.
The EVs, which boast a range of 124 miles per charge, have been deployed in the company’s shorter-distance, pay-as-you-go Flex rental programme. Zipcar uses fast-charging stations to recharge its vehicles.