Quentin Wilson, a British motoring expert, recently drove Delta Motorsport's electric E4 Coupe 'round the iconic Silverstone Circuit, home of the British Grand Prix. Quentin walked away impressed, calling the E4 a "cracker" and saying that the electric coupe is proof that "Brits can still design the best cars."
On receipt of their second tranche of £1.45 million worth of funding ($2.3 million U.S. at today's exchange rate), Oxford YASA Motors has put out a press release that contains some revelatory information about the startup's tech and their lengthening list of application developments. Expected performance improvements and a growing customer list truly make this a company to watch.
Although there may be many a MINI E, i MiEVs and smart EDs taking part in that £25 million ($40 million) UK electric vehicle test program, there is also a subset of sports cars involved. The EEMS Accelerate project says it plans to have 21 vehicles acquiring electric car data for 12 months in a rather more sporting style, including kilometers collected on a closed circuit as well as commuting.