Example: David Cameron and his Government could soon travel in electric cars as Downing Street is fitted with charging points

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Ministers will soon5 charging points for electric cars to be installed in Three Bridges. Read more ... » be drivingEU: Parliament backs law to cut car CO2 emissions. Read more ... » to official engagements in electricEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... » carsSunderland-built electric cars could protect our health, finds Parliament report. Read more ... » while even Downing Street will be fitted with chargingEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... » pointsEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... », the Governmentwoop: Dyson to build electric cars. Read more ... » has announced.

More than 150 electric cars are to be introduced to official Government fleets from this Autumn as ministers seek to “lead by example” and boost public confidence in plug-inGov Review: ULEVs and the energy sector #electricCar #ElectricVehicle #ev. Read more ... » vehiclesEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... ».

The Government CarEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... » Service, which provides cars for ministers, and the Department for TransportLancashire set to invest £15 million on electric car chargers. Read more ... » will be the first to receive the newNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » cars, with every central government fleetWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » eventually to be reviewed.

Departments will be asked to consider which of their existing cars could be replaced with like-for-like electric alternatives when they come up for renewal, with the initial leases to last twoGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » years.

Later this year the wider public sector will also be included in the £5Nick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... » million schemeElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » meaning a further 135 electric cars can be added to councilEU: Parliament backs law to cut car CO2 emissions. Read more ... », police force and NHS fleets.

The money will also be usedwoop: Dyson to build electric cars. Read more ... » to expand the existing networkEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... » of charging points with some to be installed at Downing Street, suggesting that even the Prime Minister could soon be driving an electric carGood News for St Albans City: First Capital Connect opens electric car charging points. Read more ... ».

Although no list of suitable electric vehiclesEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... » has yet been compiled, options are expected to include the NissanSunderland-built electric cars could protect our health, finds Parliament report. Read more ... » LeafGood News Manchester: Charging ahead with electric infrastructure. Read more ... » and Vauxhall AmperaMichael Vaughan chooses Ampera. Read more ... » as replacements for ministerial cars, along with the Nissan E-NV200USA: Nissan confirms 2 new plug-in vehicles will be added to future lineup. Read more ... » light van as an alternativeElectric cars heading for Stratford on Avon. Read more ... » to existing works vehicles.

One possible replacement for higher-end vehicles in official fleets, which include Jaguars and Range#ElectricCar News: EV trial shows future viability, says Zenith. Read more ... » Rovers, is the TeslaTesla promises electric car revolution. Read more ... » ModelSunderland Nissan #LEAF production begins today. Read more ... » S, which went on sale in the UKSunderland-built electric cars could protect our health, finds Parliament report. Read more ... » in May and costsJapanese carmakers team up for electric car charging. Read more ... » from £49Lancashire set to invest £15 million on electric car chargers. Read more ... »,900 to £68,700.

Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, said the eventual aim was to make government fleets 100 per cent electric in future, although he added that “There may be some specific tasks when that’s more difficult or where the vehicleEV / Electric vehicle charging points will be 'within 25 miles' by 2014 (Source East / Source London). Read more ... » technologyUSA: Nissan confirms 2 new plug-in vehicles will be added to future lineup. Read more ... » isn’t ready yet”.

Central Government departments and their agencies currently have a compbined fleet of some 25Electric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... »,000 cars and vans, with the Ministry of Defence alone accounting for 9First carbon-zero taxi service hits UK roads. Read more ... »,000, the Environment Agency for more than 5,000 and the Ministry of JusticeICED Justice: Council powers on with plan to install more electric car charging points in North Lincolnshire. Read more ... » 1EV Message: Electric surge as record numbers of drivers switch to plug-in cars. Read more ... »,500.

The Government Car Service currently has 85 vehicles which are used by ministers on official businessCheltenham Bikes installs electric car charging points at its Railway Station HQ. Read more ... » – down from 142 in 2011.

Asked whether the Prime Minister was in line for an electric car, Mr Alexander said: “Clearly where there are heightened security needs there are particular issues in relation to that, which would need to be addressed, but I think that every member of the Government will wantUK GOV: ...Strategy setting out our vision for recharging infrastructure in the UK... #ev #electricCar #plugin #charging. Read more ... » to be at the forefront of this.”

The new scheme is the latest attempt by the Government to boost salesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » of electric vehicles, which have failed to meet an anticipated surge in demand in recent years but are improving fastABB inks CLEVER Danish electric car charging deal. Read more ... ».

Experts claim the public remains sceptical due to the upfront costEU: Parliament backs law to cut car CO2 emissions. Read more ... » and anxiety about the range of the cars, even though most new modelsUSA: Nissan confirms 2 new plug-in vehicles will be added to future lineup. Read more ... » can travelNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » 100 miles before needing to be recharged.

Ministers hope the move will also save money in the longElectric cars gain momentum. Read more ... » term due to the low running cost of plug-in vehicles, and boost Britain’s status as a leadingEU: Parliament backs law to cut car CO2 emissions. Read more ... » manufacturer of electric models.

Baroness KramerYou're wrong Baroness Kramer. Electric Car is actually intended for ALL trips: both short and Long! #BBCRadio4. Read more ... », the Transport MinisterGovernment backing will see more electric vehicles on Scotland’s roads. Read more ... », said: “The government is going to put its money where its mouth is. We are very committed to the agenda of ultra low emission vehiclesFinally upgrade for Essex: Electric car charge points to be set up in Chelmsford and Braintree. Read more ... ».”

Oliver Letwin, the Cabinet Office minister, added: “We are extremely anxious to useUSA: Nissan confirms 2 new plug-in vehicles will be added to future lineup. Read more ... » the Government’s purchasing powerSunderland-built electric cars could protect our health, finds Parliament report. Read more ... » to increase the chances that the British public as a whole will take up electric vehicles.

“As part of that, after some investigation, we have actually managed to establish a team to put proper charging points up and down Downing Street so that we can also run electric vehicles in Downing Street itself.”

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