NE England Businesses Urged to Support Electric Cars

Firms asked to support installing electric car charging points as part of drive to win £30m Plugged In Places funding.

Published: 21-Jan-2010

BUSINESSES across the region are being urged to pledge their support for installing electric car charging points, as the North-East continues its drive to lead the way in pioneering low carbon vehicles.

As final preparations for the bid to the £30m Plugged In Places initiative continue, which could see companies installing charging points on their premises at a discounted rate, businesses were urged to play a role in securing the funding.

The bid comes only weeks after regional development agency One North East joined Nissan to pledge to install 619 publicly-available points by next January.

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