Electric Cars Stall in Cayman Islands

There is only one car completely powered by electricity known to exist in the Cayman Islands and it can't be driven anywhere off the owner's property.

Published: 17-Jan-2007

David Phipps is psyched about electric cars.

"Electric cars is where it's at," said Mr. Phipps, who runs the Electra–Tech Services Company in George Town. "Electric cars are needed on this island."

Mr. Phipps has been trying for more than a year to bring vehicles powered solely by electricity to Grand Cayman. He said his business doesn't ell cars, but one day he hopes that will change.


There are about 30 members in the Florida chapter, and many own several of the vehicles.

Brent's Quadbrid tow-car and electro-dragster is the world's first fully sustainable race outfit. Photo courtesy of Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association

Mister Wright's car burns no petroleum, does O-to-60 in 3 seconds and can best a Ferrari.


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