BBC Reporter Attempts London-to-Edinburgh by Electric Car

Brian Milligan attempts to drive an electric Mini from London to Scotland, using only public charge points.

Published: 09-Jan-2011

Just before Christmas, the government proudly announced that 2011 would be remembered as the year the electric car took off.

In an attempt to make that prophecy come true, it announced a subsidy of £5,000 for each electric car sold in the UK.

But what is electric motoring actually like?

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