Ontario Wants Further Safety Studies of ZENN Electric Car

Unlike in British Columbia and Quebec, the Toronto-based company's cars are still not street legal in Ontario, Zenn Motor Cars home province.

Published: 31-Jul-2008

Ontario's Ministry of Transportation is studying the safety of the Zenn Motor a low speed electric vehicle, built by a Toronto company. According to a promotional video it costs about a penny a mile to operate the car.

"The Zenn requires no gas and is as simple as plugging in a cellphone to recharge," says the video.

But unlike in British Columbia and Quebec, the Toronto-based company's cars are still not street legal. The Ontario Transportation Ministry is examining whether the cars are safe to drive.

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