Posted On : 8th Dec, 2017

Industry Events
Go Ultra Low Fleet Summit 10th January
Pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles have never been more popular in the UK, with more than 125,000 new registrations since 2011. The Government’s aim is to end sales of conventional petrol and diesel cars by 2040 – and UK businesses are playing a leading role in achieving this.
The Go Ultra Low Fleet Summit will be led by a keynote speech from Claire Perry MP, Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry. Also, for the first time, the Summit will feature two session streams, to help provide organisations with the right level of information.
Session One: Are EVs right for my business?
This session is designed to provide an overview of running a low emission fleet for professionals with limited experience. It will include an explanatory overview of relevant industry topics, including technology types, Government support and infrastructure, using case studies and testimonials from organisations currently running low emission vehicles on their fleets.
Session Two: Growing your low emission fleet
This interactive session will be led by case studies and testimonials from organisations that have successfully grown their low emission fleets. This will include practical advice on how to expand your electric fleet and educate your company car drivers.
Each of the seminars will also include a panel discussion and Q&A featuring influential automotive fleet professionals from across the industry.
The summit will culminate in a drinks reception held in the SMMT showroom.
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If you would like to attend the invitation-only event, places are very limited, please  email goultralow@smmt.co.uk by 18 December, highlighting which seminar you wish to attend.
DVLA opening hours: Christmas and New Year

Friday 22 December 8am to midday (drivers premium line will be open until 4pm)
Saturday 23 December 8am to 2pm
Christmas Eve closed
Christmas Day closed
Boxing Day closed
Wednesday 27 December 8am to 5.30pm
Thursday 28 December 8am to 5.30pm
Friday 29 December 8am to 5.30pm
Saturday 30 December 8am to 2pm
New Year’s Eve closed
New Year’s Day closed
Tuesday 2 January 8am to 7pm

Customers will be able to use their online services throughout the Christmas and New Year period.

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