The cheap price of gas may be hurting the sales of some electric vehicles (EVs) in America, but the same can not be said for Norway where gas is only down to $5.18 a gallon. Electric car sales have doubled in the past year, hitting an all-time high in November. As if to punctuate that feat, the opening days of December have seen Norwegian electric company Hafslund take delivery of 10 copies of the Kewet Buddy, bringing that car maker's numbers up to 190 for 2008.
Buddy is a Norwegian company that is building EVs. Their model, the Kewet Buddy is one of the cheapest EVs in the market, thanks to it's off-the shelf components with "little emphasis on additional equipment and fancy extras", as the website states. The bright side? Fewer components means fewer parts to break.
Right at the beginning of AutoblogGreen, we discovered that Danny Fleet was one of the most vocal proponents of electric cars over in the UK. His website, Danny's Contentment, describes driving EVs through London streets and other realities of life using the small all-electric vehicles that are currently available. Danny recently took a look at the Kewet Buddy EV, a Norwegian electric car that might be making it's way onto British soil. Danny shot some footage of the Buddy for his vlog, and want