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Hayley test drives electric car

Hayley test drives an electric car

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Cars have come a long way over the last century, but one thing hasn't changed over the years - the fuel they use- and the big impact it has on the environment.

Now - the government wants to find a greener way for us to get about and cars that run on electricity instead of petrol could be one way to do that.

But how's that going to work? Hayley went to meet George - who's family owns one of the 25 electric cars in the country to find out more....