A CAR dealership firm has partnered with Renault UK to advise Tees Valley business leaders on the future of electric vehicles.

National firm Evans Halshaw have invited business leaders from across Middlesbrough to take part in an event it is holding on Thursday, May 16.

At the event, electric vehicle experts and industry-professionals will discuss how upcoming changes in legislation could impact their businesses.

Chris Lawrence, national commercial vehicle leader at Evans Halshaw, said: “The zero-emission vehicle market continues to grow and we want to educate more businesses on the benefits these vehicles bring to their business as well as the environment.

“We hope members of Middlesbrough’s business community are able to join us to find out more about the upcoming changes in legislation and how this may impact on their businesses.”

At the event, attendees will also speak with Renault's Matthew Kiziuk who will advise on the investment that is being made available by the French manufacturer to support North-East businesses.

The Evans Halshaw Electric Vehicle Business breakfast will take place at Evans Halshaw Renault on Newport Road in Middlesbrough. The event begins at 8am and for additional information visit evanshalshaw.com/renault/events/business-breakfast/.