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Tata look at new prototype.

A NEW electric prototype has rolled off production lines at Tata's technology centre in Coventry.

The Indian car giant, which owns Jaguar Land Rover, hopes the model could be on sale by the end of this year. Costing pounds 20,000, the hatchback would offer motoring a penny per kilometre but will take drivers eight hours to charge.

Dr Clive Hickman, of Tata, said technological advances in batteries meant electric cars can now be designed to have better range.

"In the past, a lot of cars that have been developed have had a limited range or have been small," he said..
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Date:Apr 17, 2009
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