An Electric Range Rover

Green Automotive and Liberty Electric Cars Rekindle Hope for A Full-Electric Range Rover

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Green Automotive Company has signed an agreement to acquire Liberty Electric Cars Limited who presented us with an interesting project, turning a Range Rover into a full-fledged electric car.

Liberty Electric Cars is a vehicle design, engineering and manufacturing company specializing in clean transport solutions. Green Automotive, a company working on producing all-electric intra-city and municipal mass transit and school buses will purchase Liberty Electric Cars Ltd. and its subsidiary LEC 2, Limited. So what does this mean for the electric Range Rover?

Liberty’s E-Tech Division. Liberty’s E-Tech division’s aim is to develop next generation of EV solutions, including the "Deliver" venture with Volkswagen, as well as with Fiat and Michelin. Thankfully, the much-anticipated "Motore" project, which includes Cranfield University, Rolls Royce Electric Machines and Protean aims to develop a "rare earth" free electric motor technology, should continue its progression. But you might remember best Liberty for its electric vehicle, EV drivetrain platform used on its flagship Liberty E-Range, which was/is the world’s first, pure electric, luxury 4x4, based on a converted electric Range Rover. So where are the companies headed now?

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