Highland Charge 2014 – a Long-Range EV Trial for Help for Heroes

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EVGreen light for electric car charging point in Basingstoke. Read more ... » Matters Ltd is well known, in motoring circles for their advocacy of sustainable transportation, using renewable energies. They have already been involved in a numberOpen Letter to Source London Charging Network, pleading to improve reliability and support for EV Drivers. Read more ... » of trials seeking to demonstrate the flexibility and versatility of BatteryElectric Car Battery Prices on Track to Drop 70% by 2015, Says Energy Secretary. Read more ... » ElectricGreen light for electric car charging point in Basingstoke. Read more ... » VehiclesSource London expands with POLAR Charging infrastructure. Read more ... » (BEV) and has published several articles in the motoring press etc.

For 2014 they have committed themselves to two further trials – even more challenging than anything attempted before. The principal event is this summer’s WorldJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... » Advanced Vehicle#Wireless #ev #Charging: Halo wireless #electricvehicle charging trialled in London. Read more ... » Expedition (WAVE) – the event promotes: technological innovations, ecological principles, zero carbon transportation and reliance of sustainable energy sources. It’s a marathon course through GermanyElectric car goes FASTER than F1: Battery powered 'go-cart' breaks world record by going 0-100km/h in 1.7 seconds. Read more ... », AustriaEV Charging News: Chargemaster to acquire Elektromotive for £8.5m. Read more ... » and SwitzerlandElectric Car: Tesla to bring Superchargers to Europe. Read more ... » and features the world’s largest gathering of electric vehiclesGreen light for electric car charging point in Basingstoke. Read more ... ». Start DateDaniel Kim's Lit Motors: The Fully Enclosed electric motorcycle is in testing phase. Read more ... » is 31VW's 'dieselgate' puts spotlight on electric cars in Germany. Read more ... » May 2014, in Stuttgart, Germany – End Date will be 10th June 2014 in Saas FeeRenault drops lease price for electric Zoe in UK to mere £189/mth. Read more ... », Switzerland. Total distance to be covered UKNick Clegg leads charge in support of electric cars. Read more ... »/UK – about 3000 milesPhinergy's Recyclable Aluminum-Air Battery Could Power Electric Vehicles for Thousands of Miles. Read more ... »!

For the event EV Matters has teamed with GreenGreen light for electric car charging point in Basingstoke. Read more ... » MotorSport Ltd (Woking, Surrey) to make Team Green MotorSport. Their lead-vehicle ‘WAVE CarGreen light for electric car charging point in Basingstoke. Read more ... »-1Siemens delivers EV infrastructure packages in South Tyneside and Dorset. Read more ... »’ will be a prototype light-utility EV, to Green Motorsport’s own design. Green MotorSport has been working to develop an efficient electric vehicleNissan Installs Europe’s 1,000th 30-Minute Electric Car Charger (in UK). Read more ... » that people can afford to buyNorth East UK: Green electrical firm provides free home car-charging kit. Read more ... ». Their aim is to start to change1/2: Ultra low emission motoring in the UK information including the government’s long-term commitment to this issue. Read more ... » the transport systemJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... » to clean, low carbon energy, not just here in the UK but to meet the growing markets in the world’s cities where clean urban vehicles are so badly needed. They are also working with the charity the Growing AirWilmslow one of first to get charging points for electric vehicles. Read more ... » Foundation (GAF), which has asked for an EV with cross-country ability and modest payload, which they could utilize in their re-forestation projects, in remoteScotland’s first all-electric car club launches in St Andrews. Read more ... » areaFormula E: First season of electric car racing ends in Battersea Park. Read more ... » of South America. An over-riding requirement was that the vehicle should be capable of operating on renewable energyBBC: Hadrian's Wall gets electric car charging points. Read more ... ». The desire for self-sustaining transportation: however, that requirement was not based on a worthy principle – it was to obviate the need to truck fossil fuels over uneconomic distance into the rain-forest. Green Motorsport’s ‘GAF-buggy’ is also attracting UK interest (notably in ScotlandUK & Ireland’s answer to Route 66 to be driven… in an electric car!. Read more ... ») where similar rugged characteristics are equally applicable – in remote forests, hill farms and on the islands. Participation in WAVE is commercially sponsored.

As a ‘warm-up to the above event, EV Matters has elected to share the WAVE principles with a UK audience by taking their WAVE-liveried BEV on a whistle-stop tour of UK – to raise funds for the most worthy charity – Help for Heroes. Starting on 8th April 2014, the ‘WAVE Car-2First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... »’ will follow a route, starting in LondonSource London expands with POLAR Charging infrastructure. Read more ... » – up the eastElectric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014. Read more ... » coast to Scotland. Make some side excursions into and around the ScottishDumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... » Highlands – before heading to the Scottish Western Isles – demonstrating the feasibility of Scotland, as an ecological sustainable destination for pure-battery EVsElectric Car Battery Prices on Track to Drop 70% by 2015, Says Energy Secretary. Read more ... »!

At the end of the Scottish phase, EV Matters has been invited to present their car at the Green FleetNo Joke: Are AA-battery powered cars the future?. Read more ... » Motorshow, in Edinburgh and to receive the endorsement of the Scottish Minister for Tourism and Veterans – Keith Brown MSP for both the EV TrialElectric vehicles: it’s time for businesses to wake up to the benefits. Read more ... » and the charitable fund-raising. This event is scheduled for 25th April 2014. By the timeNorth East UK: Green electrical firm provides free home car-charging kit. Read more ... » the EV Matters get back to base, on 27th April 2014, they will have clocked 2,000+ miles in just 2 weeks! Highland ChargeNick Clegg leads charge in support of electric cars. Read more ... » is being funded by EV Matters Ltd and all money raised will be paid immediately and directly into the designated account for Help for Heroes, see below.

EV Matters’ objective is to raise charitable fundingWilmslow one of first to get charging points for electric vehicles. Read more ... » that, at a minimum, will convert the mileage into “pounds for the wounded” – the target will cover both events and will therefore be: 5000 miles @ £1 per mileBetter Late Than Never: Longbridge caretaker tests out electric cars for Birmingham City Council. Read more ... » = £5000!

The nominated charity is Help-for-Heroes (Using Ref: ID 2014021400008013).
Donation can be made at: http://www1/2: Ultra low emission motoring in the UK information including the government’s long-term commitment to this issue. Read more ... ».bmycharity.comWireless Electric Vehicle Charging - Will it Work?. Read more ... »/EVMatters
You can also follow the event 24Electric Cars Cut Greenhouse Gases Even More Than Expected, NASA Says. Read more ... »/7Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. Read more ... » on the dedicatedElectric car charging points spark debate (AGAIN). Read more ... » BlogGreen light for electric car charging point in Basingstoke. Read more ... »: http://highland-charge-2014.blogspot.co.uk

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