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NICE Ze-O electric car

An electric car for the family is being unveiled at the British International Motor Show. The NICE Ze-O will cost just £14,000 and will be available in the UK later this year.

“All-electric sports car prototypes are eye-catching and interesting,” said Julian Wilford, co-founder of the NICE Car Company. “However, we all know customers want practical electric cars and they want them sooner rather than later. The Ze-O is a genuinely spacious and affordable car; it’s coming to the UK this Autumn and to the rest of Europe during 2009. We expect to be very busy at the motor show.”

Styled in Europe and manufactured by NICE’s partners in China, the entry level Ze-O will have a range of up to 65 miles in city driving and top speed of 55 mph. Optional, longer-range lithium-ion battery options will be available soon. Emissions free, the car will be exempt from road tax, congestion charge and boasts running costs of a few pence per mile – a fraction of the cost of a conventional petrol or diesel model.

See the Ze-O on stand N25, North Hall, London ExCeL.