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Re: Renault ''Twizy''

Some of the above comments are bordering on the cruel, but whilst I can accept there are journeys that running a regular car might seem wasteful, would the removal or the perks/tax breaks/incentives (whatever you wish to call it) have led you to make the same purchase decision?

To my mind, whilst the internal combustion engine has leapt forward enormously in the last 100 or so years, battery power hasn't. And of more significance for such a limited-range power source, neither has the infrastructure needed to replenish the charge.

I've read numerous magazine long-term reports and they all draw the same conclusion - it is very much a compromised purchase decision, which will only suit/appeal to a limited number of users.

It is an alternative route, rather than the way forward.


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