Farah investigates the return of the tiny urban vehicle, historically epitomised by the ‘bubble car’ and the ill-fated Sinclair C5. Does this latest generation from the likes of Audi, VW, Renault and Vauxhall really have a future?
London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced 100 charging points
will be installed at the 2012 London Olympic Park, to service the official fleet
of 200 electric BMW and MINI E cars. The electric fleet is intended to help
make London 2012 the most sustainable Games ever.
Vauxhall (Opel) will be unveiling a radical two-seater
microcar concept vehicle at next week’s Frankfurt motor show, and says it has
Not convinced that the automotive industry is serious about electro-mobility? Think again: the all-important Frankfurt Motor Show next week is going to be extremely exciting in terms of electric vehicles on display.
Much has been made of Ferrari President Luca di
Montezemolo’s strident statement that we will never, ever see a pure electric
Ferrari. But ‘never, evers’ have a cute habit of coming back to bite you on the