Students ‘loved learning’ about electric cars


Students ‘loved learning’ about electric cars at a Crawley college’s careers event.

Motorline Nissan showcased an electric car and van at Central Sussex College Crawley’s Futures Fair.

Thérèse Wynn-Davies, innovation specialist at Motorline Nissan Crawley, said: “The students loved learning all about the Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 – they know that electric motoring is well and truly thriving today.

“They were fascinated to learn how both vehicles can be charged up to 80 per cent in as little as 30 minutes and for such little cost.

“For some it was their first introduction to electric vehicles.

“Hopefully they will become the next generation of electric vehicle owners.”

The vehicles were 100 per cent electric.

A spokesman said they were market leaders in electric motoring.

The annual Fair ran on April 22 and April 23.

Representatives from universities, technology businesses, the voluntary and public sector and financial companies attended.

The event’s town exhibitors included Crawley STEMfest, Motorline Nissan Crawley, St Catherine’s Hospice Crawley, and K2 Leisure Centre.

Crawley STEMfest is an annual celebration of Science, Maths, Engineering and Mathematics in town.

The festival sees events and talks aimed at inspiring young people in the subjects.