31 May '11, 3pm

By Royal Appointment: Electric Cars Welcome in Prince of Wales’ Eco-village

By Royal Appointment: Electric Cars Welcome in Prince of Wales’ Eco-village

His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales Enlarge Photo While many in the United Kingdom doubt that he will accede his mother Queen Elizabeth II to the throne and become King, HRH the Prince of Wales has never been one to shy away from helping his subjects combine quintessential British values with new technology. His latest project does exactly that, combining the unlikely bedfellows of rural redevelopment and electric cars in a new eco-village. 2011 Chevrolet Volt home charging Enlarge Photo While he has been a passionate - and sometimes controversial - supporter of what many would describe a traditional British rural way of life, the Prince’s love of architecture, organic farming, sustainable living and electric cars has cumulated in Knockroon, a brand-new development in south-west Scotland where every one of its 700 homes will be built with electric car chargi...

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