September

The Volkswagen ID.3 has arrived at the EV Experience Centre!

The EV Experience Centre has taken delivery of 5 Volkswagen ID.3’s to join the experience fleet. The 1st Edition model is a generously spaced small family car, it holds a 58kWh battery, has a WLTP


July

Happy Third Birthday EV Experience Centre!

The EV Experience Centre marks its 3rd birthday this week and, we\'re excited to celebrate with a double offer extravaganza week! Founded in 2017, the centre encourages the uptake of electric and plu


June

NEW Experience Prices!!

Since reopening the EV Experience Centre, we have been fulfilling customers that had frozen bookings but as of today, we are going to be taking brand new bookings for longer experiences. We have take

EVEC – COVID-19 UPDATE

The EV Experience Centre is set to re-open on Tuesday 23rd June 2020, and we will return to normal opening hours, as stated on our website here. The safety and welfare of our team is our priority, bu


April

It’s Love MK Day!

On this Love MK Day we wanted to take the time to explain exactly what it is that has made us fall in love with this town we at the EVEC call home. Love MK Day is an opportunity for peop

Charging, then and now

In a period in which many of our EV\'s are standing dormant, it is important to look back on the last few years, and realise how far we have come as an EV community.  Back in 2018, we celebrated the

Happy Benefit in Kind day!

Happy 0% benefit-in-kind day! From today (06/04/2020) Benefit in kind for electric vehicles drops to 0%, while in 2019, BIK worked out at 16%, this adjustment to 0% represents a massive saving. This a


March

EVEC – COVID-19

During the on-going COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the safety and welfare of our team is our priority, but we are also taking steps to ensure that we protect our customers and suppliers. We want to

MINI Electric on display now!

In the early hours of this morning, the EV Experience Centre received a rather large care package from our partners at MINI. With a delivery of a Level 1 display model, the entry-level car can now be


February

The New Volkswagen e-Up joins the EVEC

Three new 2020 Volkswagen e-ups join the EV Experience Centre test drive fleet, available now on both short, and long term experiences! Last revised in 2017 with a real-world range of around 60 miles

EVEC BECOMES MKFM PRINCIPAL PARTNER

There is no better day than World Radio Day to announce our new principal partnership with MKFM, Milton Keynes’ local radio station. After over a year of working with MKFM in promoting the uptake of

It’s BMW takeover week

It’s BMW takeover week, come and visit the centre to get up and close with the BMW i3, BMW 330e and the phenomenon that is the BMW i8 Roadster. The BMW takeover runs from Monday 10th February 2020 u


November

Green Friday Special Offer 2019

Green Friday is here, and the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre has a special offer for our 4-day EV Experiences! We are offering 33% off for all 4-day, 3-night electric vehicle test dr

New Renault ZOE visits the EV Experience Centre

Following a successful UK Tour at Renault dealerships across the country, the latest Renault ZOE model will be joining the EVEC team from today until the end of December.  We are ex


September

MINI joins the EV Experience Centre as a test drive partner

The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre (EVEC) is part of Milton Keynes Council’s Go Ultra Low City scheme, funded by government. The EVEC supports the town’s aim to grow and promote the take up of


July

Happy Birthday EV Experience Centre!

It has been another amazing year at the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre and we’re excited to be celebrating our 2nd birthday with a Birthday Bonanza Week of special offers. The EV E


June

100,000 EVEC visitors

We are excited to announce that this month we welcomed our 100,000th visitor through the EV Experience Centre doors. This is a fantastic milestone to reach, especially as we approach the Centre\'s 2nd

Fully Charged Live 2019

The EV Experience Centre team were proud to attend Fully Charged Live again this year, a fantastic event for all things electric and zero emission.  We partnered with BP Chargemaster on


May

The Kia e-Niro joins the EVEC fleet

We are excited to announce that the coveted Kia e-Niro has joined the EV Experience Centre fleet and is now available for short term test drives.  Recent winner of 2019 What Car? Car of


March

Renault Zoe gets a new look with the Pedalling Culture project

As a Milton Keynes Council initiative, the EV Experience Centre is proud to promote and support local projects and events; none more so than the Pedalling Culture Project, funded by Arts Council Engla

Charging Hub officially inaugurated in Milton Keynes

BP Chargemaster have officially unveiled the Electric Vehicle charging hub at Milton Keynes Coachway alongside MK Council and the EV Experience Centre team.  Located just a few minutes


February

BMW i takeover week at the EVEC

The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre has been taken over once again this week, this time by BMW i, as they start their takeover week.  It is fantastic to have EVEC partner, BMW i, sho

Renault Takeover week at the EVEC

Renault have transformed the EV Experience Centre for their official takeover week from the 11th to 15th February.  As a partner of the EVEC, it is fantastic to have Renault\'s range of


October

The EVEC presents the UK premiere of the Audi e-tron

We’re proud to announce that Audi will be hosting the very first UK public viewing of the all-electric Audi e-tron exclusively at the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre from Friday 19th October at


September

Win a BMW i3 for 2 weeks with MKFM

The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre has partnered with MKFM to offer a free 2-week loan of a BMW i3, plus charging, as part of their Higher or Lower daily competition. Presented by Gr


July

A year on! The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre celebrates 1-year anniversary.

The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre was launched to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles as well as offer free, impartial advice, and a year on we\'ve had over 60,000 visitors and worked with


June

Fully Charged Live Chargemaster Stand
Fully Charged Live 2018

The Electric Vehicle Experience Centre team were happy to support the first ever Fully Charged Live event, alongside Chargemaster, on the 9th and 10th June. Held at Silverstone, the event was attended


May

The Fully Charged Show featuring the Electric Vehicle Experience Centre

Check out the latest video all about the EV Experience Centre from the \'Fully Charged Show\', the YouTube channel hosted by Robert Llewellyn and dedicated to renewable energy, electric cars and more.

Learn about the features of the Volkswagen e-Golf in our latest video

One of the most recent additions to our electric vehicle fleet is the Volkswagen e-Golf, a fantastic pure electric car that is already proving to be popular with visitors. Below is our original video


April

Test drive a 2018 Nissan LEAF at the EV Experience Centre

We are pleased to announce that the new generation 2018 Nissan LEAF has now joined our test drive fleet, and is now available for short-term 20 minute test drives as of today (11th April 2018). Premi


March

Milton Keynes Mayor visits the EVEC

The team at the EV Experience Centre were honoured to receive a visit from the Mayor of Milton Keynes, David Hopkins, to discuss the uptake of electric vehicles as well as the charging infrastructure

‘My trip to the EV Experience Centre’

Our focus at the EV Experience Centre is the visitors and helping them make their decision about electric cars, as well as give them a better understanding of the industry, models and lifestyle. Sian

Introducing the: Renault Zoe

The EV Experience Centre has a fleet of fun and innovative electric vehicles ready for visitors to try and experience for themselves. One of our most popular vehicles is the Renault Zoe, a pure electr


January

Experiencing the Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV

This month, we sent out EV Gurus, David and Bianca, on an adventure to Wales in the Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV, a fairly recent edition to the EV Experience Centre\'s electric vehicle fleet. The jour

Milton Keynes to Aberdeen in a Nissan LEAF

We hear the term \'Range Anxiety\' a lot at the EV Experience Centre, with a fair few of our visitors worried about running out of battery while driving. As a team, we aim to challenge these percepti

LeasePlan UK hosts its first electric vehicle event at the EVEC

Fleet management company, LeasePlan UK hosted its first electric car event at the EV Experience Centre this month, aimed at providing information on how firms can transform their fleets to zero-emissi


December

Start 2018 off in style with an amazing week in the BMW i8!

As a special treat for all our visitors, the EV Experience Centre is holding a New Year competition giving visitors the chance to win a week in a BMW i8. From 1st January to 28th February 2018, every

New Renault Zoe added to the EV Experience Centre fleet

As a supporter of electric car development, we aim to update and add to our test drive fleet as regularly as possible, and this month we\'ve added 8 new pure electric Renault Zoe to our ever-growing f


November

New Volkswagen e-Golf added to Test Drive fleet

The brand-new Volkswagen e-Golf joined our growing fleet last month, with a fantastic preview event held in the Centre for visitors to explore the available Volkswagen electric models. Displayed in th

The eRod comes to the EV Experience Centre

The EV Experience Centre are excited to display the 100% fully electric sports car, the eRod, at the centre until Wednesday 6th December.  Produced by electric vehicle developers, KYBUR

UK premiere of the new Nissan LEAF held at the EVEC

This month, the EV Experience Centre hosted the official UK premiere of the brand-new Nissan LEAF, giving visitors an exclusive first look at the new generation features. The launch was a great succes


July

Chargemaster opens the UK’s first multi-brand Electric Vehicle Experience Centre in Milton Keynes

The UK’s first multi-brand electric vehicle showroom – the Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience Centre, operated by Chargemaster – opens its doors in the Centre:MK shopping centre on Saturday 22 Jul