2022 Sponsors

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LV= General Insurance are sponsoring The Fully Charged Show again this year! They’re your one stop shop for motor, home, travel, pet and breakdown cover.

So, whether it’s a broken-down car, a flooded home, lost luggage or a poorly pet, LV= are here to help with their award-winning products and customer service.

They’re the Which? Insurance Provider of the Year 2021 and have achieved Defaqto 5 Star ratings for their car, home, pet, travel and breakdown products.

It doesn’t stop there though, LV= launched the market’s first car insurance product developed solely for electric cars back in 2019 and have since become a market leader in electric vehicle insurance.

From batteries to charging cables and even a fleet of vans to get you recharged and going again, we've got your fully electric vehicles covered!

Want to know more about LV= Electric Car Insurance? Get started here.

ElectriX is delighted to sponsor Fully Charged LIVE. With the fantastic growth in uptake and demand for a cleaner way of driving, we’re here to help you make the switch to an electric car – and stay switched.

ElectriX is all about making it easy. We understand that the electric car landscape can be confusing – it’s a complex world, full of apps and uncertainty. We are here to help.

The ElectriX knowledge hub is a great resource for electric car drivers – covering the basics, to costs and how to charge your car.

Join us at Fully Charged LIVE to discover what else we have to offer.

The future's here and we're going to make it yours. Get ready for a brighter, altogether better way to get excited and go electric. Join us at our stand (R20 next to the Giga Theatre) to find out more. We’ll see you there!

Find out more: Help to buy, charge and drive an electric car | ElectriX (lvelectrix.co.uk)

PARTNERS

National Grid

Climate Change Partner

National Grid lies at the heart of a transforming energy system, spanning the UK and US.

As one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world and a Principal Partner to COP26, we are at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future.

In the UK, we own and maintain the largest electricity distribution network, Western Power Distribution (WPD), and the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales. Every time a phone is plugged in or switch is turned on, we’ve played a part by connecting energy from where it’s produced to where it’s needed.

We are fully committed to decarbonising transport, heating, and the energy system.

The scale and complexity of the change needed to transition to a net zero future is vast, and that’s why we are working closely with government and industry to make sure the right infrastructure is in place.

Drive Electric

Business Partner

DriveElectric is an award-winning electric vehicle leasing company, providing expertise and exceptional customer service to UK organisations and consumers. We provide the smartest EV sourcing, financing, and management solutions, facilitating a journey to net zero for all.

We funded the first UK Tesla Roadster in 2008. Ever since, we’ve helped hundreds of businesses and thousands of consumers get behind the wheel of zero tailpipe emission vehicles. Organisations trust us to provide a holistic suite of services and tools to help them drive down carbon emissions.

Our expertise in electric vehicles extends beyond leasing, too. We work with a range of partners to deliver innovative projects, all designed to enhance energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.

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Dpd

Logistics Partner

DPD has a market-leading reputation for innovation in delivery and is now aiming to be the UK’s most sustainable parcel carrier. It recently announced its strategy to decarbonise all deliveries in 30 UK towns and cities which it will achieve by the end of 2023 having the UK’s largest delivery fleet of all-electric vehicles.

The company has over 22,000 people in the UK, operating from over 89 locations and delivering over 400 million parcels a year. DPD is one of the UK’s fastest-growing major parcel delivery companies.

DPD’s unique one-hour delivery slot service, Predict, means that customers are notified in advance of exactly when their parcel will be delivered. They can track their DPD driver, making his or her way to their house, and get a ‘You’re next’ alert 5 minutes before their delivery.

Details of all of DPD’s sustainability initiatives can be found on its dedicated green website.

Switch

Transport Partner

Switch Mobility is a next-generation electric vehicle company, backed by over 100 years of British and Indian innovation, engineering experience and cutting-edge technology. We are working with cities around the world to deliver the future of urban mobility with our all-electric, net zero carbon buses, vans and pods. We currently have 300+ vehicles already on the road, and have covered over 30 million electric miles.

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Rac-e

Test Drives Partner

The RAC provides complete peace of mind to 13 million UK private and business drivers, whatever their motoring needs. As well as its premium nationwide breakdown assistance service, it offers a wide range of market-leading products across insurance, vehicle inspections and service, maintenance and repair. The RAC is at the forefront in helping drivers and businesses make the switch to electric vehicles and is the first to equip patrol vans with award-winning mobile electric vehicle charging units, without the need for bulky batteries that need recharging. The RAC also partners with the best in the motoring and mobility space to develop new solutions for businesses and vehicle manufacturers.

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EV Database UK

Data Partner

EV Database is a free and publicly accessible database with a comprehensive overview of all battery electric vehicles. This includes information on charging, availability, pricing and real world range. Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of sustainable private transport by getting as many potential car buyers in an electric vehicle that suits their lifestyle and budget.

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Cinch

Used EV Partner

cinch is proud to be the official used EV Partner of Fully Charged Live. cinch makes it easy for you to find, buy and own your perfect car and has quickly established itself as a leader for online car search and purchases in the UK. With over 1000 quality checked cars added every week, a 14-day money back guarantee, and delivery direct to your door wherever you are across mainland UK, Scottish Islands, and the Isle of Wight you can be certain to cinch it. Find the cinch stand at Fully Charged Live for the chance to test drive EVs, browse their range, win spot prizes, or just chill out and recharge.

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Elmo

If buying an EV isn’t on your radar, then a subscription with elmo could be the solution. elmo (part of the cinch family) exclusively offer electric car subscriptions for drivers who are looking for all the benefits of using their own personal car, without the risk and hassle of actually owning it. There are no high up-front costs to pay – like when you put down a deposit on a lease, and all the insurance, maintenance and breakdown costs are covered in the price. Visit their stand (right next to cinch) for a chance to win your own electric car on subscription, complete their EV suitability tool and even book a test drive.

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SPONSORS

Nissan

Giga Theatre sponsor

Nissan pioneered the mass-market electric vehicle back in 2010 with the 100% electric Nissan LEAF. A decade later and over 500,000 LEAF sold globally, Nissan has developed its rich electrification expertise and will soon be launching the all-electric, new Nissan ARIYA coupe crossover. Marking a new chapter for Nissan, ARIYA embodies Nissan’s Japanese DNA, offers dynamic driving performance, and boasts a wealth of in-car technology. Going beyond the vehicle, Nissan is working on a comprehensive flagship manufacturing ecosystem, EV36Zero, based in Sunderland, UK – which will bring together vehicle and battery production, powered by renewable energy to set the blueprint for the future of manufacturing mobility.

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UKRI

Mega Theatre sponsor

The Faraday Battery Challenge is run by UK Research and Innovation on behalf of the UK government. With an investment of £330 million between 2017 and 2022, the challenge aims to support development of world-class science, technology and manufacturing scale-up capability for batteries in the UK. The challenge is focused on developing cost-effective, high-performance, durable, safe and recyclable batteries to capture a growing market. Initially addressing eight present-day limitations of automotive battery technology, the challenge allows the UK to realise its commitment to move to full electrification and zero-emissions vehicles. The challenge is also looking to address other sectors including aerospace and rail. It comprises three stages to market: research, innovation and scale-up.

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Myenergi

Family Fun Zone Sponsor

At myenergi our mission is to change the world through green technology, providing energy independence, driving a sustainable future.

With our range of eco-smart technology, including our future-proof EV charging solution, zappi, we have much more than simply charging your car in mind. Not only are our products easy to install and easy to use, but they have several intelligent features that allow you to make the most of your renewable energy, increasing Return On investment (ROI) and saving money on energy bills.

No solar? No Problem. zappi is capable of operating as a standard EV charger using energy from the grid and still benefit from some of zappi’s intelligent features.

All myenergi products can be controlled anywhere, anytime using our app, giving you full control to use your power, your way.

Find out more at www.myenergi.com

Polestar

Electric Education Zone Sponsor

Polestar is a brand-new electric performance car brand blending minimalist looks with instant performance. Despite being newly established, Polestar has won several awards and, in 2021, began sharing its passion for design, sustainability, and technology with 29,000 new owners.

Using sustainable, upcycled materials, Polestar aims to redefine ‘premium’. By harnessing the pioneering R&D conducted at Polestar’s UK and global facilities, Polestar aims to accelerate the journey towards electric mobility.

To discover Polestar for yourself, Polestar 2 test drives will be available at Fully Charged on a first-come, first-served basis. Capable of 0-60 in 4.5s, available in Single and Dual motor variants, and as the World’s first car to feature an Android-powered infotainment system with Google built-in, the Polestar 2 is best understood from behind the wheel. Talk to a Polestar Product Specialist to learn more and book your test drive.

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Octopus Energy Electric Juice

Recharge Zone Sponsor

Electric Juice is the key to charging on the road. With one app, one map, and one card, charging on the go has never been simpler. Gone are the days of multiple charging bills - Electric Juice consolidates charging costs into one simple monthly bill (which can be combined with your Octopus Energy bill!) to help you keep track of your on the road costs.

With over 190,000 chargers on the network (including IONITY, Osprey and ESB Energy) discover how and why Electric Juice is revolutionising on the road charging here.

Ovo energy

Home Energy Advice Team Sponsor

OVO Energy launched in 2009 to make energy cheaper, greener, and simpler. Today, it’s on a journey to zero carbon with its members. Because it believes in a brighter, fairer world for all.

Over the last decade, OVO’s invested in the energy and tech we need to live a lower-carbon life. Offering tree-planting and 100% renewable power as standard, plus innovative EV plans that make the switch to electric cars easier. Like OVO Drive + Anytime – a plan that charges your car anytime, at a cheaper rate than your household energy.

OVO’s driven by a bold sustainability strategy, Plan Zero, which sets out the company’s aim to be a zero carbon business by 2030 – while helping its members shrink their carbon footprints too.
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Kwik-fit

Car park and Mobility Sponsor

Established in 1971, the Kwik Fit Group is one of the largest independent automotive parts, repair and replacement specialists in the world. Kwik Fit has over 600 service centres across the UK and more than 200 mobile tyre fitting vehicles, making it the UK’s leading tyre, exhaust, brake and MOT specialist. Fitting the right tyre is crucial in maximising an EV’s performance, range and efficiency. Kwik Fit holds the largest stock of manufacturer recommended EV tyres in the UK, available through all its centres. In addition to providing the right tyre option, Kwik Fit offers EV servicing in a growing number of its centres, with more locations added weekly. Full details of its range of products and services can be found at www.kwik-fit.com.

Michelin

Car park and Mobility Sponsor

Michelin’s commitment to innovation spans well over a century and we continue to develop cutting-edge products and services. Because we believe that mobility is essential for human development we are innovating passionately to make it safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. Our priority and firm commitment is to offer our customers uncompromising quality. Together, we are sharing the adventure of better mobility for all.

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Geotab

Commercial Vehicle Zone Sponsor

Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the cloud and providing data-driven analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab's open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimise fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab's products are represented and sold worldwide through Authorised Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit www.geotab.com/uk and follow us @GEOTAB on LinkedIn.

bp pulse

Official Show Survey Sponsor

At bp pulse, we believe that electric vehicle charging should be fast and hassle free, without you having to worry about how, where or when you’ll charge. We work with the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers, as well as some of the UK’s biggest fleets, leasing companies and local authorities. With chargers for your home, on the go, business, or fleet, and more than 10 years of experience, charging with bp pulse makes switching to electric easier than ever.

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Vital EV

Infrastructure Sponsor

Vital EV is the appointed UK distributor for Kempower DC EV chargers, offering a wide range of tailored solutions from sales and rental to commissioning and maintenance. Our vision is to be the most trusted service provider within the EV charging solutions sector by setting world-class customer service benchmarks and transforming customer expectations with honesty, integrity and passion.

As part of the Vital Group of companies, we have a nationwide team of highly-trained engineers with fully equipped vehicles providing 24/7/365 customer support and a 4-hour Service Level Agreement (SLA) for on-site attendance.

Whether you’re looking for a temporary charger rental solution or you wish to build upon, or maintain your permanent EV infrastructure, Vital EV delivers charging solutions that exceed expectations.

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Electric Café Sponsor

Since its launch in 1985, Direct Line’s aim has always been to put the customer first. This began with cutting out the middleman, the forms and the jargon — all revolutionary changes in insurance at the time.

The world is now undergoing another revolution, the move to electric and again Direct Line want to be there for customers. With our Defaqto 5-star rated insurance and helpful guides to bust common EV myths, we have got you covered.

So, whether you call them electric vehicles, EVs, plug-in cars or something else, Direct Line are here to help make sure you have what you need to embrace the future of motoring.

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Rideables

Mini Mobility Test Track Sponsor

Rideables.org (Reg. PLEVUK LIMITED) is a not-for-profit organisation. Set up in 2018 to represent the Electric Rideable community (such as e-scooters, Electric Unicycles, OneWheels and e-skateboards) in promoting and accelerating the adoption and advancement of electric micro-mobility. We are also a member of The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS). Our team includes the owners and administrators of the UK’s largest Electric Rideable social media groups.

We believe that Electric Rideables contribute towards the reduction of transportation congestion and air pollution, whilst bringing vast opportunities for increased personal mobility.

You may have seen or heard us on BBC breakfast, UK News, Radio 2, LBC and numerous media outlets putting across our views.

We are very proud to be the main sponsor of the mini-mobility section at Fully Charged LIVE. We hope that through our involvement, we can bring a positive awareness of Electric Rideables and the benefits they provide.

Future of Flight Sponsor

TEKTowr is an engineering solutions company founded in December 2018. Our people have decades building safety-critical, security-critical solutions in some of the toughest environments – including, aerospace, rail, automotive, government and defence. TEKTowr is developing bleeding-edge products and services predominantly for the emerging industries of connected autonomous vehicles and urban air mobility. Our SIMTwin product is bringing together Massive Multiplayer Online Gaming (MMOG) and Virtual / Augmented Reality in order to design the electric, autonomous airspace of the future. We have expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, web3 and formal methods and have run portfolios of up to £200M. We have been described as the people that “take on the problems that are in the too-hard pile of the intray!”.

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Flightcrowd

Flight Crowd is a global community set to inform, engage and inspire the public on the future of flight. Through a variety of resources, events and initiatives, this not-for-profit enables people to learn about and interact with the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and Future Flight ecosystems. Flight Crowd provides opportunities for engineers, scientists, artists, business experts and aspiring professionals to explore the depths of this industry. By engaging with people from diverse backgrounds, abilities and education levels, Flight Crowd aims to empower communities and increase employability within the future flight sector. They facilitate growth for talent and originality, whilst promoting accessibility and inclusivity.

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