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Greater Manchester Go Electric! Ride & Drive Launch Event


The Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) Go Electric! Ride & Drive programme is launching on 23 January 2019 at Media City in Manchester. If you’re a business based in Greater Manchester and you’d like to drive a Jaguar I-PACE, BMW i8, Tesla Model X or a whole range of other electric cars and vans, register for this event. The event also includes seminars to provide information to help businesses make the switch to electric vehicles. The event programme is as follows:

9.00am: Registration

Seminars

• Opening Address

• GMEV Update – TfGM 

• The latest Electric Vehicles – Paul Clarke, Green Car Guide

• What the Chamber is doing in Greater Manchester to support sustainability – Chris Fletcher, GM Chamber of Commerce

• Charging Infrastructure – Luke Redfern, Energy Saving Trust

• Future Electric / Smart Vehicles Innovations – Mike Brown, Salford University

Following the presentations, delegates will have the opportunity to ‘ride and drive’ a range of electric vehicles, visit an EV surgery to get expert advice, and browse the products and support available in the marketplace.

Ride & Drive

11:00am – 14:00pm – Ride & Drive, Electric Vehicle Surgery and Marketplace

Ride & Drive vehicles are as follows:

• BMW i3

• BMW i8

• BMW 2 Series iPerformance Active Tourer

• BMW 330e

• BMW 530e

• Hyundai KONA Electric

• Hyundai IONIQ Electric

• Jaguar I-PACE

• Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid

• MINI Cooper S E Countryman

• Nissan e-NV200

• Nissan LEAF

• Renault ZOE

• Renault Kangoo ZE

• Renault Master ZE

• Tesla Model S

• Tesla Model X

This will be the first in a series of Go Electric! events to raise awareness about how organisations in Greater Manchester can make the transition to ultra-low emission vehicles, which can help operators save money and can assist in achieving cleaner air in the region.

Places are limited so register now:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/go-electric-tickets-52704971990