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LONDON, UK (3 August 2000) — The age of electric vehicles just got a huge boost. The UK and France have annouced that they will cooperate in designing and building electrically driven Marine boats. According to sources within the British Ministry of Defense, and quoted in The Times, the technology “can have an enormous impact […]

LONDON, UK (3 August 2000) — The age of electric vehicles just got a huge boost. The UK and France have annouced that they will cooperate in designing and building electrically driven Marine boats. According to sources within the British Ministry of Defense, and quoted in The Times, the technology “can have an enormous impact on vehicles ranging from sailboats to steam ships.” The British concern Alstom Power Conversion is currently developing a prototype. (JW)

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