31 May '11, 11am

Liberty E-Range - the CEOs' electric car of choice? - Jessica Shankleman takes Liberty Electric's zero-emissions Ran...

At first it seemed like a technical glitch, but on consideration the flashing light warning me that the petrol tank was empty on Liberty Electric's converted battery powered Range Rover was rather charming, providing a constant reminder that I was driving a three-tonne vehicle with no tailpipe emissions. Liberty has taken the diesel engine out of the Range Rover Vogue and replaced it with a massive battery and four motors next to each wheel. Despite the fact that most Land Rover drivers love the smooth ride and spaciousness of their cars, they have to abide massive fuel bills and, consequently, a big environmental impact from their luxury 4x4 gas guzzlers. A normal Land Rover emits around 300 grams of carbon emissions per kilometre. So the question is, could Liberty's all-electric E-Range offer the perfect solution? At £160,000, the answer is probably "no" for most people ...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/review/2074610/liberty-ra...

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earthtimes.org 30 May '11, 11am

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