#Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way – whether you like it or not

March 1st, 2013 Comments Off on #Electriccar #ev(s) are coming this way – whether you like it or not

I have often argued that governmentOne in Four Would Consider Buying an Electric Car. Read more ... » regulations will eventually force electricGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... » carsGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... » upon usBusiness users await: Tesla Model S UK release imminent, Lib Dems pleased. Read more ... » whether we wantUK GOV: ...Strategy setting out our vision for recharging infrastructure in the UK... #ev #electricCar #plugin #charging. Read more ... » them or not. It is happening now in Europeindependent.ie: "We're not serious enough on electric cars". I concur.. Read more ... » where politicians see advantage in endorsing electric cars to establish their credentials in the climate changeUltra Low Emission Zone. Read more ... » debate.

Nissan LeafLondonResearch reveals predicted electric car boom at UK hot spot cities. Read more ... »’s colourful mayor, Boris JohnsonWill London embrace the Bollore's 'mobile love nest' electric cars? Good Question.. Read more ... », recently announced plans to ban motorists who don’t have a greenGreen light for electric car charging point in Basingstoke. Read more ... » or hybridWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » carGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... » from drivingJapan: Nissan paints picture of future lifestyle with electric vehicles. Read more ... » in central London in the daytime by 2020.

Electric cars are now political instruments. I’m sure RenaultBit overdue: Are we on the brink of an electric car revolution?. Read more ... »/NissanElectric vehicle charge-point installed at Fleet Services on the M3. Read more ... » CEOTesla Planning Grid Storage As Part Of Supercharger Expansion. Read more ... » Carlos Ghosn#ev Sales reach new heights: Renault-Nissan sells 200,000th electric vehicle. Read more ... » was expecting this when he invested billions to become the worldWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » leader in electric vehicleBMW i3, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S, win in Next Green Car awards. Read more ... » production. There are only a handful in Canada, but around the world, there are roughly 50,000 all-electric Nissan LeafsDumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... » on the road. I’m sure Boris Johnson sold a few more of them in London with his announcement.

The political usefulness of electric cars has been further elevated in the ScottishDumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... » independence campaign, of all things. The Yes side believes electric cars might be the issue1/2: Ultra low emission motoring in the UK information including the government’s long-term commitment to this issue. Read more ... » that helps ScotlandHarrogate Borough Council secures funding for electric vehicle charging points. Read more ... » achieve independence.

Next year, there will be a referendum that asks Scottish voters, “Should Scotland be an Independent Country?” The pro-independence SNP (Scottish National Party), which holds the majority in the Scottish Assembly, last week chose the electric car as a means to woo voters.

Going green is more popular than going independent for Scots. Polls conducted last year by Friends of the Earth Scotland found that 88 per cent of Scots support plans to reduce fossil fuelNot just You and I: Green vehicle demand revs up as UK electric car sales quadruple. Read more ... » useGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... » and to increase alternate electricityAnother ILS tech startup development: Charge your Car In minutes.... Read more ... » production. The latest newspaper polls, on the other hand, show that less than a third of Scots support independence.

So SNP politicians have promised to install an electric car chargingGood Growth: New electric car chargepoints springing up across Worcestershire. Read more ... » pointSource London delivers 1300 Electric Car charging installations to date. Read more ... » at least every 50 miles on major roads. They’re promising freeFree? Why Electric Cars may soon be even more Cost Effective. Read more ... » charging pointsThe North East Combined Authority has received £1.5m to build to super-fast charging points on the A19 and at Science Central. Read more ... » for homeowners and charging points at shopping centres, places of workTesla Planning Grid Storage As Part Of Supercharger Expansion. Read more ... », car parks and ferry terminals.

The reasoning is that boosting the adoption of electric cars gets Scotland closer to energy independence. Scotland has a smaller population (5#ev proud: Scotland hosts first electric car rally. Read more ... ».2Forced hand, clean future? Norway to 'completely ban all petrol powered cars by 2025'. Read more ... » million people) than EnglandGood News Manchester: Charging ahead with electric infrastructure. Read more ... » (53 million) and more wide open space. Wind powerAnother ILS tech startup development: Charge your Car In minutes.... Read more ... », tidal power and biomass is hoped to keep the lights on and the cars running. And if you expect to become energy independent, then why not go all the way?

Over the past two years, the SNP-led Scottish governmentFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... » has bought a small fleetWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » of electric vehiclesOne in Four Would Consider Buying an Electric Car. Read more ... », built charging stations and bought a numberOne in Four Would Consider Buying an Electric Car. Read more ... » of hydrogenConfirmed: Plug-In Grant of £5,000 for PHEV and #ev is to run for the life of the this Parliament (2013). Read more ... » fuel-cell buses for Aberdeen. Scotland has ambitious targets for reducing CO2 emissionsUltra Low Emission Zone. Read more ... » and for increasing the use of renewable energyBBC: Hadrian's Wall gets electric car charging points. Read more ... » sources. Focusing on energy independence and going green is clearly part of the referendum strategy.

Electric cars as political footballs – it’s happening now. Election results will matter more than showroom displays in determining how quickly electric cars are upon us.

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