Brakes slammed on electric vehicle investment in Coventry

LEVC had planned to begin trials of its electric van in 2019
Chinese manufacturer Geely has put the brakes on its plans to begin making a new type of electric van in the latest blow to the Midlands automotive sector. The group owns Coventry-based London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) and had previously announced major investment plans for its Ansty Park site. In September it said it would start trials of its new electric van in 2019 but has changed course and production is now not expected to begin until the "early 2020s". LEVC's chief executive Chris Gubbey, in an interview with Reut... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...