We are excited to announce that we have received a 5 star grading by the Licensed Private Hire Car Association (LPHCA). LPHCA developed an independent grading system that has been utilised for over 20 years by the travelling public and work providers as a benchmark for standards in the industry. The process produces a 6-page assessment and star rating of […]

hackney council

Hackney Council have launched their first on street rapid charger for public use. The new unit was unveiled last Wednesday and is now open for business. Hackney Council’s Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Sustainability, Councilor Feryal Demirci, formally launched the new charger saying, “The Council is committed to improving air quality in the borough, including supporting the development of electric […]

smart phone app

We are excited to announce the launch of our new smart phone apps for both iPhone and Android. The new booking apps are available to download now by searching for “eConnect cars” through the app store on your phone. The app allows you to make and manage your bookings more conveniently. Keep up to date with the status of your […]

Nelson Piquet Jr of Formula E drives with eConnect

We had the pleasure of driving star Formula E driver Nelson Piquet Jr ahead of the forthcoming VISA London ePRIX. At the time excitement was building ahead of the event which, was staged in the Capital on the 27th and 28th June 2015. Nelson, who drove for Team China in the FIA Formula E championship, was looking forward to a […]

Evening Standard

We were delighted to be featured in the Evening Standard (16th June 2015) as part of the paper’s series of reports into how green technologies can curb pollution in London. As more research is being done into premature deaths caused by air pollution in the City eConnect cars aims to be part of the solution. Our fleet of electric cars […]

London Metropolitan University

eConnect cars are excited to announce that we will be working closely with London Metropolitan University through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership. Having been successful in our application we have been awarded a grant from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) to develop a bespoke software application. The use of electric cars in London is increasing fast and there is a growing […]

how electric vehicles have the power to disrupt traditional transport

In my first two articles I discussed the development of electric and connected vehicles, how electric vehicles (EVs) are now, not just practical, but also desirable; and how the perceived and real issues related to their use have been or are likely to be addressed. We have established the reasoning behind EVs and their best uses. To take this one […]

First Great Western has teamed up with a chauffeur driven electric car provider, eConnect cars, to offer Paddington bound customers a luxury, green, travel connection at an affordable price. Imagine an electric car taxi service that meets your train from outside the station and takes you directly to your meeting in comfort, with no emissions. No more waiting for taxis! […]

climate change

Paris will be the venue for the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 from the 30th November to 11th December. The conference is where representatives of 196 countries will gather to try and find a way to achieve a legally binding, universal agreement on climate change, and find ways to work together towards a low carbon future. The conference […]

better battery

All electric vehicles are powered by batteries. With rising sales of electric vehicles around the world the race to build a better battery that can improve range and performance is gaining pace. However, electric vehicle are not the only use for this next generation of batteries. With the rise in renewable energy production from wind turbines and solar panels the […]

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