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BMW i3 named top electric car in UK #greenenergy

It isn't released in the UK until next month: but that hasn't stopped the BMW i3 (pictured) picking up its first notable accolade. The vehicle has topped The Sunday Times Top 100 Car List in the electric and hybrid car category. As part of the feature on Sunday (October 20, 2013), the vehicle was praised for its approach to electric car ownership and what was described as "genuine appeal" to those who may not traditionally look at electric cars. Within the feature, the newspaper's driving experts commented: "BMW has bided its time while others took their first tentative steps into the electric car market. The brilliance of the i3 comes not in revolutionary battery technology for there is none, but by being a car someone might consider buying for reasons other than its electric." Among its notable features are an all-aluminium chassis and a passenger cell with carbon-fibre ...

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