Vauxhall Ampera, the latest electric car to arrive in the UK. In the world of electric motoring, this is the car actually looks great that attracts everyone attention. Electric cars ranges are extending, charge times are decreasing and prices are about to halve. The Significant changes in the economics of electric motoring in the space of a year and a half. The Nissan Leaf which is the Britain’s best-known electric car currently sells for just under £26,000.
The Renault Fluence an electric car will enter showrooms in the UK at this month with prices starting from £17,500. And by the autumn, the Renault Zoe will be with us for less than £14,000. In Britain last year, just 1,000 electric cars were sold, even though the government offered its considerable incentive to buyers. Next month, the car born as the Chevrolet Volt in the US will go on sale in the UK as the Vauxhall Ampera. The Volt has had disappointing sales in the US, partly because of a series of fires in its batteries after crash testing.The Vauxhall Ampera began life in the US as the Chevrolet Volt.