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Grenfell garage to electrify classic Volkswagens

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

Beetle specialist is saved from closure by Volkswagen-backed EV conversion firm
German classic car electrification specialist eClassics has chosen a struggling Kensington garage as its first UK outlet, saving it from closure in the wake of the Grenfell disaster.
Earlier this year, eClassics worked with Volkswagen to produce an electric version of the original Type 1 Beetle , using the motor, battery and gearbox from the e-Up city car. A deal with the manufacturer allowed eClassics to put the model into limited production using genuine parts, and it's now on sale in Germany with a starting...
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