Electric Dreams: Taking to the Road in a G-Wiz

BBC Reporter Jane Corbin takes to the road in an electric G-Wiz car to see just how easy it is to join the green revolution.

Published: 30-Jul-2008

I first met the G-Wiz electric car in front of Ray Morrison's house.

"Winnie" is bright yellow and saves Ray, a financial advisor, £9,000 a year on his daily commute from Richmond into central London.
There is no road tax or congestion charge to pay because it has no exhaust emissions - plus Ray gets tax relief because he is self employed, and cut-price parking.

Best of all, no petrol costs made the electric car a no-brainer for a man who used to drive a BMW to work.

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