Tuesday, July 23, 2013

BBC Radio 4 preparing documentary about Electric Enfield cars

We have mentioned that in the breakup of the Enfield Cycle Co. in the UK, a part of the business dealing with diesel and other engines relocated to the Isle of Wight. Among various activities, they produced a short lived electric car called the Enfield 8000 and then relocated part of the production to a Greek island. Now Radio 4 is interested in contacting workers of the epic electric experiment for a documentary, according to the Isle of Wight County Press.

I contacted the producer of the Radio 4 show to see if he knew where exactly was the Enfield factory located and he confirms it is the building indicated by an A in this view of Google Earth,
And this is what it looks like today,

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