British Gas Presents Electric and Solar Powered Cars

Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Transport, has unveiled British Gas’ new fully electric and solar powered cars—two Nissan LEAFs that will be used by staff at offices in Staines and Windsor. Both sites have solar-powered charging canopies, which will supply enough renewable electricity to cover the cars’ fuel needs.The announcement comes as British Gas stated its goal to have 1,000 electric vans being used by British Gas heating engineers by 2015, beginning with 25 next year.