Manchester

Electric car showroom in Hollinwood, Oldham, approved

Hollinwood Electric Pod
Image caption The Hollinwood Electric Pod is a 'fantastic coup' for Hollinwood

A showroom selling electric cars is to open in Greater Manchester.

The Manchester Electric Car Company (MECC) is opening the site at the former Roxy cinema site at Hollinwood, Oldham.

Dave Hibbert, a member of Oldham Council's cabinet, said: "This is a fantastic coup for Hollinwood."

MECC chief Ron Stratton said: "We know the demand for electric vehicles is out there and we're expecting interest and sales to increase."

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