The Electric Car Guides

Discover the truth about owning and using an electric car

The Electric Car Guides

Are you fed up with the ever increasing costs of fuel? Do you want to reduce your carbon emissions? Whatever your motive, now is the time to find out more about whether or not an electric car can work for you.

But how do I charge it? It's range isn't long enough! Aren't they expensive to buy? Won't it leave me stranded? STOP! It's time to find out the facts.

The electric car guides are a series of books written about electric cars that you can buy today. Comprising of an annual year book plus fully illustrated guides covering individual models, the electric car guides explain exactly what it is like to own and use an electric car on a day-by-day basis.

Author Michael Boxwell has been involved in the electric vehicle industry since 2004, driving electric cars since 2006 and previously ran one of the largest electric car owners clubs in the world. He has worked with various car makers on the design and development of electric car technology since 2009. This experience gives Michael a unique insight in the electric vehicle industry combined with unparalleled experience in using electric cars as family and business transport.

By the time you have finished reading an Electric Car Guide, you will understand what it is like to own, use and live with an electric car. You'll understand the arguments both for and against electric car use and you will know whether an electric car is suitable for you.

The Electric Car Guide - 2015 Edition

The Electric Car Guide yearbook is now in its fifth edition. Extensively rewritten for 2015, the guide discusses electric car range, charging infrastructure and goes into detail about the claimed environmental benefit. The book explains both the benefits and disadvantages of electric car ownership, and explains the grants and funds that are available to reduce the cost of buying or running your electric car.

The book provides a comprehensive list of electric cars available today, and includes the experiences of other owners who have already taken the step and bought their own electric cars.

The book looks at the sources of the electricity we use and analysing the environmental impact of electric cars, from digging coal out of the ground, manufacturing the batteries, building the cars and recycling them at the end of their life.

Buy The Electric Car Guide - 2015 Edition

The Electric Car Guide - 2015 Edition is available to purchase online, or from your local bookshop. If your bookshop does not hold copies, they can order a copy in for you by quoting ISBN reference 978-1-907670-38-1.

Select your country flag below to buy the book from a local online retailer:

Australia

Australia

Buy online from Amazon or The Nile.
  Canada

Canada

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  Ireland

Ireland

Buy online from Amazon and The Book Depository.
New Zealand

New Zealand

Buy online from The Nile.
  United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Buy online from Amazon, Blackwells, W.H.Smith and Waterstones.
  United States of America

United States

Buy online from Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Better World Books.

The Electric Car Guide - Mitsubishi i-MiEV

The Electric Car Guide - Mitsubishi i-MiEV

The Electric Car Guide - Mitsubishi i-MiEV tells you everything that you need to know about Mitsubishi's electric car.

A full colour guide, the book includes road tests, range tests and reviews from owners.

The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is also sold as the Peugeot iOn and Citroen C-Zero. This guide covers all three variants of the car.

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The Electric Car Guide - G-Wiz

The Electric Car Guide -
G-Wiz

The G-Wiz is a budget electric car designed for inner city use. No longer available new, the car makes a great value buy second hand. Whatever budget you have for your next car, you can afford to buy a G-Wiz.

The Electric Car Guide - G-Wiz tells you everything that you need to know about the car. A full colour guide, the book includes road tests and reviews from existing owners.

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The Electric Car Guide - Nissan LEAF

The Electric Car Guide -
Nissan LEAF

The Electric CarGuide - Nissan LEAF tells you everything that you need to know about driving and owning the world's best selling electric car. The author has owned two Nissan LEAFs and has worked in the electric vehicle industry for many years.

Printed in full colour, the book includes road tests, range tests and reviews from other owners.

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