New life for old vehicles with clever retro fit technology

Fri, December 20th, 2019

A process of conversion technology to retrofit petrol and diesel vehicles...

A process of conversion technology to retrofit petrol and diesel vehicles with electric engines has been developed by Symphony EV-ZE.

The EV conversion technology can be applied to almost any vehicle, including trucks, vans, utility vehicles, even boats, but it is conversion of traditional black cabs from traditional fuel to electric, that offers immediate potential to reduce harmful emissions within our city centres.

Once converted, with Rapid Superfast charging, the vehicle can achieve 100 miles in less than half an hour of charging, costing only £2 per 100 miles, or £200 per 10,000 miles, with no road tax or congestion charge.

With thousands of black cabs in use across our major cities, racking up hundreds of thousands of miles in a relatively short period, their combustion engine ends its life while the vehicle itself still has 15-20 years left in its body and electrics. The potential for extending their shelf life through EV conversion, and avoiding vehicles being literally consigned to the scrap heap unnecessarily is enormous.

John Robinson, SYMPHONY EV-ZE Managing Director and creator of the retro fit technology feels that this could be a major breakthrough for the EV industry, “SYMPHONY’s ethos has always been, 100% Electric Vehicles, Zero Emissions for a Greener Future. Our overall ambition is to make Liverpool and the City Region one of the lowest carbon cities in Europe outside of London, and this technology is another step to deliver this across the transport industry.”

Watch the video demonstration here. For further information about the process, or if you are interested in sponsoring a conversion, please contact

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