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Game-changing moment for electric

ŸFast chargers now available at services on M25/A1, M40 and M42

Recharge an car in approximately 30 minutes

Free-to-use for all EV

In a game-changing moment in making cars a practical choice for Nissan has opened its first points at strategic locations on ‘Electric Highway’ motorway network.

It means electric will be able to re-charge London and Birmingham from to 80% full in approximately half an

The easy-to-use chargers are situated in parking bays at Welcome motorway services in South (M25/A1), Oxford (M40) and Park (M42).

And at a time petrol prices are spiralling the charging won’t just be – it will be free too!

fuelling a conventional car, EVs can be unattended while charging. means drivers can relax, some food or answer the of nature while their EV

Jim Wright, Managing Director of Motor (GB) said: drivers would love to the convenience and cost saving of a 100% electric vehicle as the Nissan LEAF. But some worry about the occasional which may be beyond the 109 mile By introducing fast charging at strategic motorway service Nissan and Ecotricity are removing worry and making EVs practical to a new selection of buyers.”

The 50KW DC fast-charge points on “Electric Highway” will cars to recharge in approximately 30 – depending on the make of car and how full the is on arrival.

Dale Vince, of Green Energy company said: “We believe this prove to be a game-changing moment in electric cars a practical for motorists – helping to reduce emissions at a time when prices are spiralling upwards.

“We are teaming up with Nissan to fast chargers at motorway stations, all powered by Ecotricity.

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charging times so vastly you’ll be able to drive an car from London to Birmingham and up the battery along the way, in a not too dissimilar to filling up a petrol

Twelve months ago, rolled out the first phase of “Electric Highway” with (13 Amp) and Fast (32 Amp) points installed at 14 Welcome motorway services – connecting to Bristol and Exeter, and north to Manchester and the Lake District.

The Standard (13 Amp) chargers take between 8-10 to fill up are being phased out over the next couple of and replaced by updated Fast (32 chargers.

Transport Minister Baker said: “I welcome ground-breaking project which be a huge boon to drivers of cars.

“Electric vehicles are a low carbon revolution in motoring and are gathering pace – the number of benefiting from our Plug-In Car this year is already up on last year and we are barely out of

“With more electric on the road, it is clearly important there are facilities to recharge – this plan could a sea change in the sector. A national of fast chargers powered by the sun and where drivers know can top up their car in the time it takes to a coffee will make confident that they can get A to B – no matter what the distance the two.”

Electric car owners can register for a swipe card simply by our for the road section .

Ecotricity has no to charge motorists to use its network for the future.

Nissan CHAdeMO Electric Cars
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