Though exempt from formal crash test standards in most countries, vehicles like the electric, Indian-built Reva – sold in England as the G-Wiz – have occasionally been subjected to informal tests, and the results have raised eyebrows. Years ago, Eric Loveday
The 2011 Electric Car Guide, written by Michael Boxwell – a man with years of day-to-day experience behind the wheel of battery-powered vehicles – is now available for purchase in both eBook and paperback format.
With electric vehicles (EVs) like the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Citroen C-Zero, Peugeot iOn and, within a few weeks' time, the Nissan Leaf hitting dealerships across the UK, Rudi Schogger, mana
GoinGreen sought the help of ContainerPLUS to design a limited edition G-Wiz commemorating the vehicles' close tie with the city of London. The limited edition model features several touches that differentiate it from the standard G-Wiz, but the most noticeable difference is the new, eye-catching exterior graphics package.
Earlier this week, the government in the U.K. announced a £250 million incentive program that would offer rebates of up to £5,000 for purchases of full electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. Although that seems like a nice way to boost electric car sales in the UK, GoinGreen, the UK importer for the G-Wiz sounds unconvinced. The program isn't scheduled to begin until 2011, whi
The Reva G-Wiz electric vehicle is now available in AC. The new version of the G-Wiz DC has a higher top speed (45 mph) and can go 48 miles on a charge (if you're driving in economy mode). Compare this to the DC version's 40 mph top speed and 40-mile range.