Author Archives: Fred James

Could this be the solution for on-the-go charging for Electric Vehicles?

DEVC

Renault has partnered with Qualcomm Technologies and Vedecom to design dynamic wireless electric vehicle charging (DEVC for short) which will allow electric vehicles to be charged whilst out on the road. The companies have together designed a DEVC system capable of being able to charge an electric vehicle at speeds of up to 20 kilowatts whilst travelling at low and ... Read More »

Minibus Guy – Episode 003

Renault Master

Minibus Guy Episode 003 sees Fred James go into the Derbyshire hills to find a suitable location with Phil Sprosson (Peak District Photographer) to grab some pictures of a new concept vehicle which was exhibited for the first time at the APSE show in Aviemore last week. Read More »

Risborough Area Community Bus – Case Study

Risborough Area Community Bus

In many ways, Risborough Area Community Bus is much like any other local bus company, running timetabled routes for fare income. The surprise is that the Buckinghamshire not-for-profit charity didn’t evolve into its current form, but that the style of operation was a happy accident, when in 2010, it was set up with both a Section 22 Community Bus licence ... Read More »