Nissan Leaf owning MP tells Commons how her electric car 'conked out'
Motoring officials have been accused of “systematic mis-selling” and “over-inflation” of the range of electric cars.
Labour former minister Helen Goodman labelled it a “serious breach” of consumer rights and trade descriptions, citing her experience of owning a Nissan Leaf .
She told the Commons how the dealership and Nissan suggested its range was 125 miles although the maximum it had forecast when fully charged was 85 miles.
Ms Goodman also noted how last week her Leaf “conked out” after 14 miles when it stated it had enough power for 22 miles.
Her concerns emerged as MPs completed the... read more
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