Electric Car Debate Comes to Australia

Blade Electric Vehicles can be charged by 240 volts, in any regular power source, and reach 110 kilometres per hour or 90 kilometres per hour a smaller vehicle, costing $49,000AUD.

Published: 31-Jul-2007

AS the federal election looms large so, too, does the reduction of the carbon footprint, making its debut on every candidate's agenda.

The electric car is only one example of an alternative form of transport starting to garner support in central Victoria, Blade Electric Vehicles chief executive officer Ross Blade said yesterday.

"Zero emission vehicles have something to offer," Mr Blade said.

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