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The Game's Afoot to Put British Cabinet Ministers Into Electric Cars

British PM David Cameron's Cabinet could become first in the world to switch from ICE-age limousines to electric cars.

Published: 02-Jan-2014

David Cameron's Cabinet could become the first in the world to swap traditional limousines for electric cars, the Standard can reveal.

Ministers are keen for Whitehall to set an example by adopting ultra-green electric vehicles in the public sector as quickly as possible.

They feel the best way to convince firms that zero-emission technology is up to the job is for ministers themselves to glide to official engagements in clean, quiet electric limos.

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