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Successful EV Meet-Up

Photo courtesy of Nigel Clucas via Facebook

Thanks to everyone who attended yesterday's (June 18th 2018) EV Meet-Up.

It was great to see a line up of EVs parked up in pit lane from 2011 to 2018 Nissan Leafs to Renault Zoes and a VW Golf GTE.

A special thanks to Mr Ralph Peake MHK, Matthew Bawden (Department of Infrastructure) & Richard Bujko (Manx Utilities) for attending and updating us all on the direction the Isle of Man Government is taking, the creation of an EV sub-committee and a 5-year plan. We look forward to hearing more in the near future.

The meeting was kept as informal as possible and we heard some good points raised and excellent questions asked which sparked (pun intended) some discussion. We hope that everyone who attended found it useful and informative.

Due to the success of this meet-up it was agreed that another should be arranged to take place shortly after Manx Grand Prix. For the next meeting we hope to have an update from our Isle of Man Government representatives on their progress and we would like to encourage more non-EV owners and the EV-curious to come along to ask questions and learn a little more about owning an Electric Vehicle on the Isle of Man. It would also be great to get a wider variety of EVs and Plug-In Hybrids (PHEVs) to come along.

Keep an eye on this blog as well as Facebook and Twitter regarding the next meet-up. We'll announce something as soon as we have the date and venue confirmed.

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