27 Jul '12, 3pm

Family from the #Grasse region is testing Electric car 1,500 miles across Europe via @GreenCarWebsite #travel

Family from the #Grasse region is testing Electric car 1,500 miles across Europe via @GreenCarWebsite #travel

A family from the Grasse region of France is testing the UK’s electric car charging network on a cross-European road trip, set to once and for all prove that long distance EV road trips are possible. Mark Nitters, along with wife Rhona, eight year-old son Alexander and six year-old daughter Louise have started a journey of near 1,500 miles in their Nissan LEAF electric car, having travelled across France, into the Netherlands before jumping on a ferry to the UK. Now in the UK, having docked in Newcastle, the family made use of the North East region’s strong electric charging network installed by Plugged-in Place’s Charge Your Car scheme, before they headed onto Scotland. The family arrived in the North East region yesterday, from Amsterdam via Ferry and charged at Bournemouth Gardens, Whitley Bay while they explored the North Tyneside coast. They then made their way up to ...

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