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Electric vehicle production rises as traditional carmakers suffer

While carmakers across the globe are cutting production and closing plants, electric vehicle manufacturer, Aixam Mega is preparing to increase production in the UK, European and North American markets.

The move is the result of the introduction of initiatives by government and private sector groups designed to encourage increased adoption of electric vehicles.

The company currently produces 15,000 ultra-light electric vehicles per year. It has a wholly-owned UK distribution centre, for both the Mega City and the Mega Multitrucks range of commercial vehicles.

Together these two brands have a 70% share of the UK market for ultra-light electrics.

Aixam Mega’s UK general manager Lawrence Holland said: “Aixam Mega is fully committed to the development of electric vehicles, and believes that the future for ultra-light models is bright.

“The challenge that governments face now is to get electric vehicles onto the roads in numbers.

“Aixam Mega has well-proven technology available now.”

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