UK announces 25 mln pound electric car trial


By Phakamisa Ndzamela LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - The government announced a 25 million pound ($40 million) project on Tuesday to run trials of electric vehicles that will help the country reduce carbon emissions from car transport. The government funding, won by eight consortia which are predominantly made up of car manufacturers, energy providers and universities, was announced by Science Minister Paul Drayson and Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis. Adonis, who drove an electric Smart ...

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