01 Jul '11, 4pm

Learning to Drive? An Electric Car Could Be Just The Thing

Learning to Drive? An Electric Car Could Be Just The Thing

Taking a Driving Test in a 2009 MIni E Enlarge Photo You're at high school, and you want the freedom of being able to drive yourself wherever you want to go, not where others take you. To get that freedom, most teens to attend driver's ed to learn the skills they need to pass that all-important driving test. Normally, that involves a lot of hard work, practice, and driving the family car at the weekend under parental supervision to hone your car control. But what happens when your family car is a 2009 MIni E? Can you learn to drive and pass the test in an all-electric car? As a parent I recently had the task of preparing my daughter for her driving test. She'd previously tried to learn to drive in our old '05 Honda Insight , but the stick-shift transmission and lackluster performance didn't exactly inspire her to learn. A year later and the Honda Insight had been sold, alo...

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