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Delay in promised £5,000 subsidy seen as reason Electric Car Corporation has shifted production of its electric car conversion to Denmark.

Published: 27-Dec-2009

An electric car company has moved some of its production abroad due to the lack of government incentives in the UK for private buyers becoming early adopters of electric car technology.

The Electric Car Corporation (ECC), which currently assembles its Citroen C1 ev’ie electric car at its plant in Flitwick, has set-up a production facility in Denmark to cater for the large demand for its car it has had from Europe.

ECC, which only started the production of the car in Bedfordshire in May, has also hit out at the lack of assistance by the Government to help the emerging market.

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