Vauxhall/Opel's Ampera can be driven 40 miles on an electric charge sucked into its 16kWh lithium ion batteries in three hours through a standard cable with a standard B&Q connector on each end. Eighty per cent of European drivers do 30 miles a day or less so Ampera can be considered to be an electric car.
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