WATCH: The popular cars going electric

Image: BMW
Image: BMW

Many manufacturers are now making electric variants of their most popular cars, rather than creating new nameplates.

The Mini, now in its 60th year, goes into production for an all-electric version later in 2019.

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Jaguar has confirmed that the next version of its popular XJ saloon will be all electric too, creating quite the stir among long-time fans of the model. 

Even Ford has announced that it's large Transit van will receive an electric version in 2021.

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