In a news release on February 20 confirmed by German luxury auto-maker, Rolls-Royce that it plans to first appearance its first-ever completely electric powered Phantom this coming March 1 at the Geneva Motor Show.
The lavish sedan, named the 102EX, will provide as a test-bed during 2011 road surface the way for upcoming advance of electric vehicles by the Sussex-based company. Throughout 2011, the 102EX will assume global tours in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America in which, owners and followers will obtain the chance to act together openly with company officials.
Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO in a current statement said that, “We have engineered the world’s first battery electric vehicle for the ultra-luxury segment. With this vehicle, we begin an exploration into alternative drive-trains, seeking clarity on which alternative technologies may be suitable to drive Rolls-Royce motor cars of the future.”
The auto-maker launched a website in a proposal to measure criticism from the public and the media.
Further fuelling worldwide disputes on the idea of electric lavishness between the masses and the media, the location will as well bring usual updates of the progress of the car despite the fact that on tour.
With the start on of the 102EX, the company is looking to attain a benchmark for delivering a suitable range between re-charges and victorious operation in tremendous weather circumstances.
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