15 Feb '12, 11am

Fleet of London EVs to Ferry Olympic Athletes: Filed under: Energy News

Fleet of London EVs to Ferry Olympic Athletes: Filed under: Energy News

The plan is to transport officials and competing athletes between venues by in London EVs this summer. Some 200 electric BMWs and Mini Coopers are available to the Olympics organizers. This is actually an ideal use for electric cars, since most of the venues are in London (and not all within walking distance) and a relatively short-range zero-emission EV is the perfect way to get everyone where they need to go without adding to the London smog. Travelers going to sites farther away may have to rely on more traditional transportation, but at least traffic in London itself should stay fairly clean.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/15/fleet-of-london-evs-t...

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