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Electric Vehicles - All You Need To Know
Cumbria Action for Sustainability
See some electric cars and find out all about owning one.
Ticket prices
Standard ticket £ 0.00
October 3rd, 2018 5:00 PM   through   7:00 PM

Council Chamber
Cumbria County Council County Offices
Busher Walk (off Windermere Road)
Kendal, CMA LA9 4RQ
United Kingdom
Electric Vehicles - All You Need To Know

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If you'd like to find out more about electric vehicles and what it's like to own one in Cumbria, come along to this free workshop in Kendal.

You'll have a chance to see at least one electric car and the owner will be on hand to tell you what it's like to use one.

You'll then hear from our guest speakers on a few different aspects of buying and owning an electric vehicle. Here's the programme for the evening:

5pm Arrivals and a chance to see electric vehicles and chat to the owners

5.45pm Introduction

5.50pm-6.10pm What you need to know about EVs : the technical, logistical and financial (speaker to be confirmed)

6.10pm-6.20pm Electric vehicles in Cumbria – the fun and the functional

  • Where to find Cumbria County Council charge points for EVs
  • How much EVs are being used in Cumbria
  • The Twizy project - where you can hire them to try out an EV

By Cumbria County Council - Paul Marriott (Lead Officer Infrastructure Planning) & Barbara Cross (Economy and Infrastructure)

6.20pm-6.30pm EVs in the Lake District National Park: Aspirations and Policy
By Emma Moody, Sustainable Transport Officer for the Lake District National Park Authority 

6.30pm-6.45pm Owning an EV - personal perspectives from Cumbrian EV drivers

6.45pm-7pm Time for you to put any questions to our speakers

This event is offered to you free of charge thanks to funding from South Lakeland District Council. Our thanks also to Cumbria County Council and the Lake District National Park Authority for their support with this event.


Thank you to these organisations, who are supporting this year's Cumbria Green Build Festival in various ways!

Phone: 01768 210276
Event information
Type Talk
Category Cumbria Green Build & Sustainable Living Festival
Audience Open to all
Topic Electric vehicles
Funders South Lakeland District Council
Partners Cumbria County Council, Lake District National Park Authority