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Hi all. I've had an ev for over 18 months but have only just joined this forum.
I drive the only Reva Gwiz in Manchester (that I know of) so if you see one in the city it's probably me.
I also appeared on the BBC last year to talk about the GMEV rollout. Let me know what you think...

Nathan Rae
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Hi Nathan, I completely agree with your comments regarding incentives in London. Manchester City Council is doing little to encourage or support the uptake of EV's. They are one of only two Councils within the GMEV scheme that charge for parking and soon charging. When I raised this with the council, their defence was that parking in Manchester is 'precious'! (Aparrently fresh air is not). Guess they haven't been to the City of Westminister then, where as you state, parking an EV is free, and spaces are much more scarce. Combined with the nil congestion charge, London seem significantly more willing to incentivise the adoption of EV's. I'd much rather see every space in Manchester occupied by EV's than ICEs.
 
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