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G-Wiz: Green Car Goes With A Bang

by | 10th, May 2007

g-wiz1.jpg THE G-Wiz car looks like the protype for the golf cart, before it was made sturdier and roadworthy.

Drive one in London and avoid the congestion charge and some parking laws.

But it is not universally popular. As Boris Johnson writes:

Above all, my friends, if you drive a G-Wiz you are saving the planet. It is a joyful contraption; it costs less than £7,000; it is eco-friendly, and gaining rapidly in popularity; and how, therefore, do you think it is viewed by the emanations of the British state?

They want to ban it, of course. No, wait. It’s even wetter than that. They want Brussels to ban it for them! Some brainbox at the Department of Transport has spotted one of the 750 G-Wiz machines now on the streets of London, and has sucked his teeth. Hmm, he has said to himself. That looks too good to be true.

Thing is, the G-Wiz doubles as an eco-friendly coffin. Drive it into a hazard at 40mph and as Top Gear magazine reports:

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