Electric car news round-up

* Electric concepts and cars * From BMW to Volvo * Zero emissions future?...

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What Car? Staff
18 December 2009

Electric car news round-up

Car manufacturers have been falling over themselves this week to announce their latest electric car developments. Will any of them tempt you to plug in and drive?

BMW reveals its Concept ActiveE electric car

Mercedes starts real-world tests of its smart electric car

Mini is trialling 40 electric cars in Oxford

Toyota will trial the Plug-in Prius hybrid next year

Volvo is ready to build a battery-powered C30