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Robert Llewellyn Gets Fully Discharged For Science

If you see an AAA truck bringing someone a can of extra gas, it's rarely a big deal, but when an EV driver runs out of charge, people pay attention. Whether its a writer for The New York Times or hardcore Tesla fans, people are curious about this newfangled technology and the things that could go wrong.


In Fully Charged, actor Robert Llewellyn continuously manages to combine electric vehicle news and views with a bit of British wit. We love it. His latest offering makes us all the more jealous, since he's showing us what it's like to drive an EV at 200 miles per hour.


A British actor likely best known in his country for his role in the 1980s and 90s comedy series Red Dwarf has just made a pretty good case for driving green automobiles. Last week, Robert Llewellyn has completed an 862-mile round trip between London and Edinburgh in a Nissan Leaf and says he was able to save time by finding enough fast-charging stations the entire way, UK website Excite/Motoring says.


It's been some time since last we visited with British actor and electric car proponent Robert Llewellyn and his web-based video series, Fully Charged. The show, now sponsored by Ecotricity, has started rolling out its third season and now has available two episodes featuring a pair of truly unique – and diametrically opposed – vehicles.


Robert Llewellyn's Fully Charged video series has, over its many episodes, focused on vehicles of the four-wheeled variety. Now, as if in atonement, it has produced two successive shows centered on two-wheelers. From bicycles with electric assist to scooters to motorcycles, Llewellyn makes up for previous omissions, all in one two fell swoops.


Robert Llewellyn loves himself some plug-in cars, and he proves this on every episode of Fully Charged. In the latest video, Llewellyn discusses solar energy, including how his residential solar panel installation powers his Nissan Leaf 1,000 miles for less than nine bucks. Llewellyn finishes the episode with a drive in the quirky electric Mia microbus.


In his latest episode of the plug-in-centric show Fully Charged, Robert Llewellyn takes the Ford Azure Dynamics Transit Connect Electric for a spin.


The latest episode (number 29!) of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged has hit the Internet showing Llewellyn taking the diesel Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 for a spin.


Oftentimes when we cover Robert Llewellyn, it's his plug-in-centric show Fully Charged that's in the spotlight. However, this time 'round, it's Llewellyn and his Nissan Leaf that come into focus.


The latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged has hit the Internet and this time 'round Llewellyn takes the diesel plug in-hybrid Volvo V60 for a spin.


Fully Charged takes Carlos Ghosn on a trip in the Nissan Leaf – Click above to watch video after the jump


Inside the Black Current electric dragster – Click above to watch video after the jump


BBC's Brian Milligan pondering how to plug in a Mini E


Bidding farewell to the Mitsubishi i-MiEV – Click above to watch video after the jump


Rory Reid and Robert Llewellyn test a Nissan Leaf – Click above to watch video after the jump

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