Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?



Morgan 3-Wheeler To Go Electric, EV3 Gets £6 Million

Originally published on EV Obsession.

The noted (but obscure) English car company Morgan has secured a £6 million ($8.5 million) grant from the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Center — as well as further assistance from Delta Motorsport and Potenza Technology — according to recent reports.

The grant brings the company’s plan to build an electric version of the famous, original 3-wheel, 2-seat “Henry Frederick Stanley” model released by the company all the way back in 1910. The new electric version, known as the “EV3” is currently expected to enter small-scale production sometime later this year.

Morgan EV 3 Piloted By Fully Charged In New Video

“This is a very exciting project for us,” stated Morgan’s managing director Steve Morris. “We have been involved in the research and development of new propulsion technology since the inception of the LifeCar project almost 10 years ago. We are now ready to develop the best hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions for production implementation before the end of the decade.”

Our sister site Gas 2 provides more:

The money will also be used to fund development of plug-in hybrid and electric powertrains for the EV3 and the rest of the Morgan product lineup.

…Morris also said the new technology would give Morgan cars “best in class fuel economy” and “broaden the appeal of the brand and attract new customers in our key markets.” That first claim is certainly true. It’s hard to think of another car that is in the same class with any current Morgan.

The grant decision was announced during a visit from the country’s business secretary, Sajid Javid, to the Morgan factory a few weeks ago.

Appreciate CleanTechnica’s originality? Consider becoming a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador — or a patron on Patreon.

Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.

Written By

James Ayre's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy.


You May Also Like


I’ve noticed that a lot of new electric vehicle models have been marketed for use as emergency services vehicles in the past year. It...

Clean Transport

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris It sounds like the perfect plot for a conspiracy thriller: the giant oil companies are buying up electric vehicle...

Clean Transport

The move aims to drastically increase the rate at which charge points are being built so the UK can hit its 2030 target for...


The UK  auto market, Europe’s third largest, saw plugin electric vehicle share of 18.3% in August 2021, up 1.9x from 9.76% in August 2020....

Copyright © 2021 CleanTechnica. The content produced by this site is for entertainment purposes only. Opinions and comments published on this site may not be sanctioned by and do not necessarily represent the views of CleanTechnica, its owners, sponsors, affiliates, or subsidiaries.