C&C adds Nissan eNV200 and commits to an electric future
Pioneering Cornwall-based operator C&C Taxis has taken delivery of one of the first all-electric Nissan e-NV200 Combi models to arrive in the UK.
The St Austell-based company has added the minivan to its six-strong fleet of battery-electric Nissan Leafs, and the five-seater combi has clocked up more than 1,000 miles in its first month of service.
C&C’s fleet manager Mark Richards said the e-NV200 Combi would save £10,000 in fuel bills per year. And the additional versatility and practicality of the e-NV200 Combi has convinced him to commit to a long-term strategy of phasing out the company’s remaining diesel vehicles and replacing them all with EVs.
Richards said: “We’ve had such great success with our Leafs we decided we were going to buy an e-NV200 the minute we learnt it was going to be launched. It does everything the Leaf does but is much bigger and offers more space. We’ll definitely be ordering more.”
Priced from £17,855, including the £5,000 Government Plug-in Car Grant (PICG), the e-NV200 Combi is capable of covering 106 miles on a single charge and can be charged from zero to 80% in 30 minutes.