Engineering News 14 March 2013.
Automotive component manufacturer and distributor Metair on Thursday unveiled a completely homebuilt electric car, named the Met-Elec-R60.
The aim of this internal project, launched in July last year, was to produce an electric car within four months and with a bill-of-materials cost of less than R60 000.
The R60 000 includes all the components of the car should it be produced on a large scale and excludes labour. Development costs of the vehicle amounted to R500 000…