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Electrical Vehicles

Volume 890: debated on Monday 21 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry what further information he now has on the progress of research authorised by the National Research and Development Corporation into the development of electrical vehicles; if he will take steps to speed up this development; and if he will make a statement.

At present the NRDC is not supporting any research programmes on electric vehicles but my Department has commissioned work on the sodium-sulphur battery.