Available later this year the new all-electric e-Traveller will be one of a small number of eight- seat electric Minibuses on the market. The e-Traveller is mechanically identical e-Expert panel van, with the same front mounted electric motor as the Peugeot e-208. It puts out 134bhp and 192lb ft, enough for a 0-62mph time of 13.1sec and a top speed of 80mph.
The 50kWh battery allows a range of up to 143 miles on the WLTP cycle. Two types of on-board charger are offered – [...]
Funded by the Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), the Workplace Charging Scheme provides a grant for businesses to reduce the cost of having an EV charge point installed at their premises.
The grant allows businesses, charities, and local authorities to claim 75% of the total cost of installation, up to a maximum of £500 per socket installed, and with a maximum of 20 sockets across all sites for each applicant. Firms based in the United Kingdom (exc. Channel Islands and Isle of Man) can claim and don’t necessarily need a plug-in vehicle on the company’s books.
The charge points are required to have a need declared for them on application, which could include: existing EV fleet vehicles, to add [...]
Red Kite launch electricminibuses.com produced for minibus owners and buyers to keep you informed of the latest electric minibus models, innovations and designs. Since 1982 Red Kite have been at the vanguard of Minibus research, development and manufacture and are now the UK’s leading supplier of school and specialist minibuses. Find more about our new models arriving in 2021 at redkite-electricminibuses.com