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    Report: Get off the phone: Cause of fatal G-Wiz crash revealed
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    Though exempt from formal crash test standards in most countries, vehicles like the electric, Indian-built Reva – sold in England as the G-Wiz – have occasionally been subjected to informal tests, and the results have raised eyebrows. Years ago, Top Gear subjected a G-Wiz to EuroNCAP ...

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    Report: UK Sales of G-Wiz electric car to end this fall
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    With electric vehicles (EVs) like the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Citroen C-Zero, Peugeot iOn and, within a few weeks' time, the Nissan Leaf hitting dealerships across the UK, Rudi Schogger, managing director of GoinGreen, has apparently decided it's time to pull the plug on the battery-powered G-Wiz. ...

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    UK electric vehicle sales dropped to just 55 units in 2009
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    Ouch. Only 55 electric vehicles (EVs) were registered in the UK in 2009, a 90 percent drop compared to the 397 registered in 2007, the best-selling year for EVs there. It's not clear exactly why last year's sales were down so much, but there ...

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    Electric Holidays: UK man tows 50' Christmas tree with G-Wiz
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    Giant fullsize pickup trucks that are practically capable of pulling an entire city block off its foundations are a uniquely American invention. In most other parts of the world, people somehow find a way to move oversize and overweight objects without the use of 500-plus lb-ft of torque and a ...

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    G-Wiz importer calls for U.K. green car incentive to begin now
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    Earlier this week, the government in the U.K. announced a £250 million incentive program that would offer rebates of up to £5,000 for purchases of full electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles. Although that seems like a nice way to boost electric car sales in the UK, GoinGreen, the UK ...

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    New lithium-ion G-Wiz has 75-mile range, £15,795 price tag
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    GoinGreen, the UK distributor of Reva's G-Wiz, has announced prices and specifications of the tiny quadricycle with upgraded lithium ion batteries. The good news: the new model has a range of up to 75 miles, up from 48 in the older, non-li-ion version. Both models sport a 51 mph top speed, but the ...

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    G-Wiz doing just fine, thanks
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    In light of reports of slow electric car sales in the UK and the NICE Car Company's collapse, the distributor of the Reva G-Wiz i, GoinGreen, wants to let everyone know that they are still around and doing just fine, thank you very much. Although their sales are about half of what they were in ...

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    Reva upping battery-powered car production to 30,000 units
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    If you know about the Indian car maker Reva, it's probably becasue of the G-Wiz, that tiny icon of the EV scene (if you're not familiar with the G-Wiz, this is the place to start). In October, Reva's chief technology officer, Chetan Maini, told Business Green that the company hopes to ramp up ...

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    G-Wiz electric car gets special insurance option from GoinGreen
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    There's only one place to buy a new G-Wiz, the tiny electric car, in the UK: GoinGreen. To entice buyers, the retailer has just launched a dedicated insurance option for the crush-zone-free EV. With it, London G-Wiz drivers might be able to breathe a little easier as they cruise around. Benefits ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: G-Wiz from Top Gear
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    Click above for more images of Top Gear's crashed G-WizTop Gear has never been kind to the G-Wiz, that electric Quadricycle that's only available across the pond in Europe. In this video, Jeremy Clarkson - star of the U.K. Top Gear shows - definitively proves that a table is a better, faster and ...

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    G-Wiz maker wins award
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    When most people look over a Reva G-Wiz, "award-winning" isn't usually the expression that comes to mind. However, the makers of the little electric quadricycle, the Reva Electric Car Company (RECC), are now in a position to claim such an accolade. Because of their impressive sales volume, ...

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    Whence the pickup truck based on a G-Wiz?
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    At first we thought somebody out there was exercising their ninja photoshop skillz but then it occurred to us that those folks would probably not be busying themselves with the likes of the G-Wiz. No, this had to be the product of a mind so sick, so twisted, that it created the original Reva G-Wiz, ...

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    Video: New and improved G-Wiz gets a test drive and the letter i
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    Often when a product is "new and improved" the upgrades are mostly to the packaging. In the case of the Reva G-Wiz, the ever popular letter "i" added to its moniker gives us the external change while the majority of improvements lay unseen beneath the dent- and scratch-proof ABS body panels. This ...

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    Reva will make a new electric car every year
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    Reva Electric Car Company (RECC) says it will launch a new electric car by the end of the year and a new electric car (or variant) every year after that. Reva also says they have built a plant with a 33,000-unit capacity, five times their current capacity. The cars will be exported all over the ...

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    GoingGreen has a post-Xmas sale on the G-Wiz
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    For those of you in England who like to live small, GoingGreen is offering up special deals on the G-Wiz electric car. The UK distributor of the the Indian-built quadricycle is offering up ex-demo units for only £2,999 compared to a base price of about £6,300 for a new model without air ...

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    VIDEO: G-Wiz takes on an even smaller electric car!
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    If you've been paying any attention at all, you'll be aware that we hold the G-Wiz electric quadricycle in the same sort of "high" regard that Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson does. What more can be said about a "car" that implodes in a standard crash test and goes from naught to 40mph in "quite a ...

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    G-Wiz gets some safety upgrades, still not a car
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    The Indian-built G-Wiz has come under some scrutiny in recent months in the UK for it's apparent lack of safety. After Top Gear commissioned a standard 40 mph offset frontal crash test, people began to realize that these vehicles could have serious issues in crashes at even moderate speeds. The ...

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    Video: Jeremy Clarkson reviews G-Wiz
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    Below the fold is a video of Jeremy Clarkson, of the TV show Top Gear, reviewing the all electric G-Wiz. The review of the G-Wiz starts at 2 minutes 45 seconds after Jeremy makes fun of French sport cars. Highlights from the review of the G-Wiz include a race between the G-Wiz and a table, which ...

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    5,000 miles on a gram of fuel
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    Jeremy Clarkson is host of the TV show Top Gear. He is not a fan of green cars like the G-Wiz or Prius. In the video above, Jeremy uses the Prius for target practice. So it might surprise you to find out, Jeremy is apparently a big fan of fuel cells. In a recent article Jeremy writes "I think that, ...

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    G-Wiz takes on Jeremy Clarkson
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    Recently, Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson wrote a rather scathing review of the G-Wiz electric vehicle sold in Europe and popular in London. Clarkson is not one to hold back his opinion, which we respect - even when we disagree, and hold back he did not. He hated the G-Wiz and cited its' lackluster ...

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