HC Deb 12 February 1990 vol 167 c46W
Mr. Jack

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what information he has on non-governmental research being carried out in the United Kingdom to develop road vehicles powered by electricity.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

Companies carrying out research into various aspects of electric vehicle (EV) technology include Chloride EV Systems which has a joint venture with General Motors to develop the electric "G Van" and Lucas Industries (UK) which is collaborating with United States and Swedish companies to develop traction batteries.