Top-up boost for ferry trav­ellers

Yorkshire Post - Motoring - - NEWS -

FERRY op­er­a­tor P&O is look­ing at plug-in fa­cil­i­ties for elec­tric cars on its boats. This fol­lows a re­quest for a Dutch mo­torist tak­ing his Sun­der­land-built Nis­san Leaf home to Hol­land on the “We al­ready have power sock­ets for re­frig­er­ated lor­ries so this is rel­a­tively easy for us to achieve. Ships are ca­pa­ble of gen­er­at­ing enor­mous amounts of elec­tric­ity that may in fu­ture be use­ful for a full bat­tery charge or even just a par­tial top-up on a short ferry cross­ing.”

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