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G-Wiz UK electric car distributor is sold

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The G-Wiz (pictured), the iconic electric car, has been subject to plenty of derision over the years.

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EXCLUSIVE: What Killed The Electric Car? For G-Wiz, Other Electric Cars

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In an email earlier on today addressed to all G-Wiz owners Rudi Schogger, MD of GoingGreen, the U.K. It’s been a mainstay of British eco-chic for nearly a decade, but the little Indian four-wheel ‘car’ which can be found buzzing around the streets of London will no longer be sold in the U.K.

G-Wiz founder wins Energy and Environment award

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Maini’s company, founded in 1994, is known for its small electric car model, simply known as the Reva-or the G-Wiz here in the UK. [.]. Electric cars award Chetan Maini electric car Energy and Environment G-Wiz REVA The Economist win

NXR Electric Car To Replace Infamous G-Wiz

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If there's a more vilified electric car than the Reva G-Wiz, we're not aware of it. The Indian electric quadricycle has been the butt of jokes for years, with everything from its poor performance, circus clown car looks and concerns over safety coming in for criticism.

Electrifying new guides for EV buyers

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Electric cars book G-Wiz guide i miev leaf model NissanBuying a new electric car can seem like a big and daunting step even for the most technologically-keen people out there. As such, wouldn’t it be nice to have a clear, concise and unbiased guide to making the switch to EV drive? Well now you can!

Exclusive: Top Gear's Spoof Electric-Car Episode Leaked (Video)

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Everything from the humble G-Wiz through to the mighty Tesla Roadster and the fresh-faced Nissan Leaf have fallen foul of their comical but factually inept portrayal of electric cars. It doesn’t take a scientist to tell you that the team behind BBC’s Top Gear really don’t like electric cars.

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G-Wiz! the Electric Car That Started a Revolution

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In early 2004, a tiny new car appeared on the streets of London. It confused, surprised and confounded everyone who saw it. It was more compact than a Smart ForTwo, it had cheeky, quirky styling that demanded attention, it could turn around in the width of a narrow street, it squeezed into the tiniest parking space, and it traveled in silence.

TLC needed: Can cars like the G-Wiz still have a purpose in life?

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Weekly Column. By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield. They’ll charge up from empty to full in a little under eight hours from a standard household o[.].

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London Calling: Congestion Charge Recharges Electric Cars

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India's Reva was first into the market with the G-Wiz. London could soon replace California as the electric car capital of the world.

Rethinking the electric quadricycle. The Green Piece

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Tuesday 1 October, 2013. The Green Piece Column. But are models like the Renault Twizy- and [.]. Electric cars The Green Piece

New Tazzari electric car arrives in the UK

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Italian firm Tazzari has launched a new electric car which will be exclusively distributed in the UK by GoinGreen, the company which brought you the G-Wiz. The new Tazzari EM1 is an urban crossover type vehicle which complies with full M1 passenger car standards, meaning it should not be hampered by safety concerns like the [.].

Mahindra prepares for new electric car launch

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Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles is ready to begin production of its follow-up to the G-Wiz electric car, with the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Bengalore, India. The new NXR electric car, while still compact, looks more like an ordinary car compared to the small G-Wiz. Electric cars electric car india REVA

Johnston stays on board with Energetique

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Australian electric car systems maker, Energetique, has renewed its partnership with marketeer Keith Johnston, known for his part in the successful relaunch of the Reva G-Wiz electric vehicle. Latest news Electric cars electric vehicles Energetique GoinGreen Keith Johnston London Future Car Challenge REVA G-Wiz

Electric car sales slump in UK

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REVA Electric Vehicles to be renamed

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Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news REVA Chetan Maini Mahindra & Mahindra Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicle Company REVA Electric Vehicle Company REVA G-Wiz

Celebs and their green cars

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There are plenty of celebs eager to show off their green credentials, so we thought we’d give you a rundown on some o f the film /TV/sport and other personalities who want to make sure their car gives gives off the right green message: Jonathan Ross and the G-Wiz One of the original EV celebs [.].

What Consumers Should Know About Electric Car Crash Tests

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owner of a Reva G-Wiz, the tiny neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) sold in Europe as a quadricycle, was killed when her all-electric runabout hit a garden wall. The 47-year-old woman was thrown clear of the diminutive G-Wiz as it split in two just beneath the front seats where the heavy under-seat

More support needed for electric cars

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Frost & Sullivan also expressed concern that, with the exception of some niche manufacturers like G-Wiz, Tesla, and a few others, only Mitsubishi will have a market ready EV model available in 2011, in time to benefit from the subsidy.

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Who is winning the green car race? Part II. The Green Piece

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REVA: An Indian company that markets the G-Wiz in the UK. Tesla Motors. BYD Auto. Fisker Automotive. Faye Sunderland.

Reva Electric Car Company to Debut 2 New Electric Cars and Wireless Recharging System at Frankfurt Motor Show

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Aside from their current offering, the G-Wiz, the company will introduce two new electric models at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. The small Indian company known as Reva specializes in electric cars of the diminutive variety.

Green Automotive Company to Acquire Going Green Limited, biggest retailer of EVs in Europe

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Going Green, doing business under the brand name “GoinGreen,” has sold more than 1400 G-Wiz electric vehicles, making it Europe’s largest single retailer of electric vehicles and generating annual revenues in excess of $1 million. GoinGreen has accumulated more than 60 million miles of electric vehicle user experience. Brief

Dealing with Petroleum Addiction, British Style

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The Times Online reports the British government's Department for Transport (DfT) has conducted a safety test on the all-electric Reva G-Whiz and found it wanting. Conservative MP Boris Johnson blogs "Banning the G-Wiz sums up Labour" in a most amusingly perverse Tory manner about the issue. They want to ban it, of course.

Sales of EVs in UK Plummeted 90% in 2009 Compared to Peak in 2007

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Nearly half of the electric vehicles sold last year were the tiny G-Wiz car. The UK’s Guardian reports that sales of new electric cars in the UK plummeted by nearly 90% in 2009 to 55 units, compared with their peak sales of 397 units in 2007. Overall, 2m new cars were registered in 2009, the lowest level since 1995.In

UK Government Announces £5,000 Grants Towards Purchase of Electric Drive Vehicles and First Plugged-in Places

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0 g/km for EV. Max 75 g/km for PHEV. Existing electric cars, such as the G-Wiz—the most popular consumer electric car on UK streets—and the MEGA e-City will not be eligible because they do not go fast enough. Total funding of £230 million (US$351 million) is available throughout the scheme. Area Criterion. Vehicle type.

REVA Electric Car Company Building New Plant in Bangalore

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The current model, REVAi, marketed in the UK as G-Wiz i, has a range of up to 80 km and a top speed of 80 km/h. REVA is available in the following European countries: United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Norway, Greece, Cyprus, France and Belgium. A full charge takes eight hours and an 80% charge takes 2.5 hours. Earlier post.).

Mahindra Mahindra Takes Majority Stake in REVA Electric Car Co.

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Its REVA electric vehicle was first commercially available in Bangalore in 2001 and in London in 2004, under the G-Wiz brand. India-based Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. M&M) is acquiring a majority share in REVA Electric Car Co Ltd. Bangalore. REVA Electric Car Co Ltd. will be renamed Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicle Co Ltd.

Reva: A little company with big ambitions. The Green Piece

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Its interior is a significant improvement on the G-Wiz and the back seat comfortably fits two adults. Leaders of the pack. Bouncing back.

Are You Plugged In?

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The top speed of the Revai, sold as the G-Wiz in the U.K., The Wall Street Journal assesses your EV readiness. Are You Plugged In? By Mara Lemos Stein. Here is the full text of the entire article, in case the link goes bad: [link]. By MARA LEMOS STEIN. Some of the first plug-in electric passenger vehicles are slated to roll onto U.S.

Citroen C1 ev’ie road test

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Citroen C1 lease prices Citroen C1 new and nearly new prices. However, once you’ve shelled out to buy one, you’ll find that running it is cheap.

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GM teams with Reva to develop electric car

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The car maker will develop the car in conjunction with Reva, the manufacturer of electric vehicles, best known for its G-Wiz models in the UK. US car giant GM is to develop and market a small, cheap electric car for the Indian market. GM India and Reva will jointly develop car platforms and electric vehicle technology for the vehicle.

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Call to support current generation of electric vehicles

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The bias against lightweight, low speed electric quadricycles such as the UK’s best selling electric vehicle, the REVA G-Wiz, is highly questionable. The REVA G-Wiz, for example, emits just 63 g CO2 / km when the carbon emitted at the power station is included (based on the UK’s electricity mix).

Can the UK lead the green car charge? The Green Piece

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The UK has been an epicentre for drivers with a green conscience for many years. Now it seems that its efforts have been rewarded. Our verdict….

Time to review congestion charges. The Green Piece

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Is the congestion charge unfair? Volvo believes the principal of hybrid cars being exempt from the charge is outdated. Its own S40 1.6 Our verdict….

Slow start for charge of the electric cars - Times Online

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What isclear is that the full £5,000 will not be available for a £8,000 G-Wiz or a£15,000 Smart EV. The G-Wiz, made in India, now offers a lithium-ion battery option that extendsits driving range from 48 to 75 miles – but doubles the price. Car buyers were less enthusiastic. to charge overnight.

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