26 Apr '12, 11am

200 electric cars included in Olympic fleet

200 electric cars included in Olympic fleet

BMW and LOCOG, the London 2012 organising committee, has today revealed full details of the London 2012 fleet . The diverse fleet covers not only cars but also motorcycles and bicycles, with the average CO2 emissions of the fleet at just 116g/km it beats the target set down by the organising committee. Included in the fleet are 40 MINI E and 160 BMW 1 Series ActivE cars, both powered purely by electricity; both models will be used as pool cars during the games and also involved in supporting the Olympic Torch Relay. The German carmaker has also confirmed the appearance of 20 5 Series Active Hybrid cars at the games. Richard George, Transport Director, LOCOG said: “From motorcycles to electric vehicles and 4x4s, the requirements of the 2012 fleet are hugely diverse. BMW and MINI have provided a variety of different cars, ideal both for city driving and long distance, to tra...

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