December 5th, 2010 by Richard Lord
Mark Rive of Guernsey’s The Electric Vehicles Company was interviewed by Jim Cathcart of BBC Radio Guernsey about the award received for winning the ‘most economical light commercial electric van’ category in the first RAC Brighton to London Future Car Challenge. The Nicholson Mclaren Engines Citröen Nemo Electric Van EV, developed jointly with the Guernsey-based Electric Vehicles [...]
August 4th, 2010 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.
Guernsey Electricity has taken another step to reduce its carbon footprint by adding a new electric van to its fleet of service vehicles. A new Citroën Nemo van, which has been converted to electric drive by Guernsey based firm the Electric Vehicles Company, is being trialled at Guernsey Electricity. The vehicle runs on a 15kW [...]
July 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord
Tim Henderson loves his electric Smart Car. It is extremely economical to run, has plenty of acceleration, and plenty of power, and is great for parking. Overnight charging from an ordinary 13 amp household socket (on Economy 12, which currently costs 6.3 pence per unit) gives his electric Smart car a range of about 45 [...]
March 16th, 2009 by Richard Lord
Mark Parr’s The Electric Vehicles Company goes from strength to strength. The Guernsey company is now the research and development centre for converting a number of petrol powered cars to battery power. The cars will be converted to battery power in the UK by the Electric Car Corporation Plc. The range of cars being converted [...]
November 17th, 2008 by Richard Lord
The Electric Transport show will take place in the Concourse at the Beau Sejour Leisure Centre on 17 November 2008 from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm. This evening will showcase a number of electric cars, an electric motorcycle and electric bicycles. Refreshments will be available. This event gives you the opportunity to speak with those [...]
January 15th, 2008 by Richard Lord
Engineer Mark Parr with his brother founded The Electric Vehicles Company, which operates out of the old Rocquaine shellfish factory on Guernsey’s west coast.