Government in electric car shock

The UK Labour government have announced a subsidy of £5000 for electric and plug-in hybrid cars. Plug-in hybrid cars can be recharged from the mains or ‘on the go’ by a conventional engine.

The bad news is that the subsidy won’t be available until 2011 – after the next General Election, when Labour are highly […]

Segway update the C5

US ‘personal transport’ manufacturer Segway, aided and abetted by General Motors, have come up with a two-seater vehicle, Project PUMA (Personal Urban Mobility & Accessibility). Looking something like an upright version of the late lamented Sinclair C5 electric car the vehicle is due to hit the streets in 2012.

Segway PUMA prototype

The electric […]