I'm travelling along the motorway in a BMW i3 electric car on a return journey of 140 miles. In any other battery-electric vehicle this side of a Vauxhall Ampera or Tesla Model S, I'd need the AA on speed dial, but not today.
So is this electric BMW i3 the car that will change the face of motoring as we know it? Many of the press reviews have been euphoric, with five-star ratings given out like they're on special offer. In fact, it's only really here at the Telegraph that any real caution has been exercised, when in his review of the all-electric version of the i3 Andrew English questioned some areas of interior build quality, as well as pointing out that this is still no replacement for a traditional family car. He gave it three stars.
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