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Scotland's Electric Car Project Doubles in Size

The 12-month study is part of a planned renewable energy and low-carbon technologies centre.

Published: 14-Feb-2012

SCOTLAND’S largest research project into the use of electric cars has more than doubled in size.

The project, launched last August, examines how long the vehicles can run on one charge, how cost effective they are and how they perform in different conditions.

Experts said results of the study, being run by Jewel and Esk College, will be crucial to the vehicles becoming a viable option for motorists.


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