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Hear from expert speakers and see the biggest ever display of electric vehicles in Cheshire at the ‘Understanding how to transition to EVs’ event on 21 May

Businesses can find out how to save up to 40% on electric vehicles at the ‘Understanding how to transition to EVs’ event on Tuesday 21 May at the Civic Hall, Ellesmere Port.

The event will feature the biggest ever display of electric vehicles in Cheshire, with some available for test drives.

The event is for all businesses in Cheshire and surrounding areas, big or small, who can also talk to organisations offering solutions in areas such as EV chargers, renewable energy and sustainable transport.

The event will include presentations from speakers including Stellantis, Cheshire West and Chester Council, Green Car Guide, Energy Saving Trust, SP Energy Networks and Groundwork.

BOOK NOW! TO SECURE A FREE PLACE AT THE ‘UNDERSTANDING HOW TO TRANSITION TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES’ EVENT FROM 8AM TO 10AM, WHICH INCLUDES BREAKFAST REFRESHMENTS, BUSINESSES NEED TO REGISTER AT:

HTTPS://WWW.CHESHIREWESTANDCHESTER.GOV.UK/RESIDENTS/TRANSPORT-AND-ROADS/ELECTRIC-VEHICLES/ELECTRIC-VEHICLE-AWARENESS-EVENT

The agenda for the event is as follows:

Welcome

David Thornton

Principal Transport Planner (Electric Vehicles)

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Sarah Bailey

CEO

West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce

EVs & business benefits

Paul Clarke

Founder & Editor

Green Car Guide

Understanding EV charging options and grants for business

Richard Mallender

Regional Account Manager with the Local Government Support Programme

Energy Saving Trust

David Thornton

Principal Transport Planner (Electric Vehicles)

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Moving to a net zero electricity network

Rachel Shorney

Strategic Optimisation Team Manager

SP Energy Networks

Cheshire West and Chester Council charging update

David Thornton

Principal Transport Planner (Electric Vehicles)

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Transitioning to EVs – local business case studies

Transition to eHGV

Matthew Farrell

Farrells

EV fleet and workplace charging in practice

Greg Watson

Health & Safety and FM Manager

EA Technology

How EVs are part of a business energy audit around renewables

Greville Kelly

Director

Groundwork CLM

Transitioning to an EV factory

Dianne Miller

Ellesmere Port Plant Director

Stellantis

In addition to the main presentations running from 8am to 10am, there will be specialist presentations from 10am on subjects such as developing local EV charging infrastructure through the forthcoming new LEVI (Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure) charging network.

BOOK NOW! To secure a free place at the ‘Understanding how to transition to Electric Vehicles’ event from 8am to 10am, which includes breakfast refreshments, businesses need to register at:

https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/transport-and-roads/electric-vehicles/electric-vehicle-awareness-event

Electric vehicles on display at the event will include:

BMW i5 eDrive40

BMW i5

BMW iX2

BMW iX2

BYD ATTO 3

BYD Atto 3

BYD Seal AWD

BYD Seal

Ford E-Transit

Ford E-Transit

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mach-E

Genesis GV60

Genesis GV60

Genesis Electrified GV70

Genesis GV70

Genesis Electrified G80

Genesis G80

Hyundai IONIQ 5 N

Hyundai IONIQ 5 N

Hyundai IONIQ 6

Hyundai IONIQ 6

MINI Electric

MINI Cooper

Peugeot E-2008 2024

Peugeot E-2008

Peugeot E-308

Peugeot E-308

FCL 23 021 Vauxhall Astra-e low res

Vauxhall Astra Electric

Vauxhall Mokka-e

Vauxhall Mokka Electric

Volkswagen ID.7

Volkswagen ID.7

Volkswagen ID. BUZZ 001 low res

Volkswagen ID. BUZZ

The following EVs will be available for test drives:

Tesla Model 3 2024

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y

Toyota bZ4X

Toyota bZ4X

Toyota Proace City van

Other exhibitors on hand to help with switching to electric and reducing emissions will include Char.gy, Connected Energy, Connected Kerb, DriveElectric, E.ON Drive, Health Box, Joju Solar, Swansway Fleet, TB Electrics and Trojan Energy.

Event delegates will receive a free downloadable Electric Vehicle Business Toolkit, providing essential information for organisations about EVs and charging.

Following the business breakfast presentations, the event will be open to the public from 10am to 2pm.

BOOK NOW! To secure a free place at the ‘Understanding how to transition to Electric Vehicles’ event from 8am to 10am, which includes breakfast refreshments, businesses need to register at:

https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/transport-and-roads/electric-vehicles/electric-vehicle-awareness-event

The ‘Understanding how to transition to Electric Vehicles’ event on Tuesday 21 May 2024 is being run by Cheshire West and Chester Council in order to support businesses to transition to EVs, and to provide an update about Cheshire West and Chester Council’s LEVI (Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure) charging network.

Electric vehicles at the event, organised by Let’s Experience Electric, will be supplied by BYD Chester, Cheshire Oaks Hyundai, Genesis, Halliwell Jones, Lindop Toyota Queensferry, Lookers Vauxhall, M53 Ford, Swansway Peugeot, Tesla Chester, Wrexham Volkswagen and Volkswagen Van Centre Wrexham.