Scottish government pledge to end car emissions by 2050

September 17th, 2013 Comments Off on Scottish government pledge to end car emissions by 2050

The Scottish governmentFirst electric vehicle charging point for Bute. Read more ... » has said it wants the country’s towns and citiesElectric cars are greener and could help us cut not only carbon emissions but levels of nitrogen dioxide emissions which are contributing to reduced life expectancy in our towns and cities.. Read more ... » to be free of emissionsSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... » from petrolRepost: 'I've saved £2,000 in less than a year with my electric car:' Is it worth ditching the petrol pump for a plug socket?. Read more ... » and diesel vehiclesSmart Grid study partners with Electric Vehicle network. Read more ... » by 2050.

It has published a “roadmap” setting out its plans to help businesses and motorists switchCalifornia Has Goal of Having 1.5 Million Electric Vehicles on Roadways by 2025. Read more ... » to electricSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... » vehicles.

The governmentSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... » is to spend more than £14m over the next twoGreat Stuff: Electric car charging points coming to West Berkshire. Read more ... » years replacing its fleetWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » of petrol and diesel vehicles with electric alternatives.

It will also install chargingSmart Grid study partners with Electric Vehicle network. Read more ... » pointsSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... » at all of its main buildings.

The Switched On Scotland98% of England's motorway network' within 20 miles of electric car . Read more ... » document was produced alongside experts from industry, academia and environmental bodies, and sets out the plan to drive forward the uptake of electric vehiclesSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... » in Scotland.

Among its commitments are that by 2050, ScottishDumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... » towns, cities and communities will be free from the “damaging effects” of petrol and diesel fuelled vehicles.

By 2040 almost all newNew electric car club in Stratford is first of its kind in UK. Read more ... » vehicles sold will be near zero-emission at the tailpipe; and by 2030 half of all fossil-fuelled vehicles will be phased out of urban environments across Scotland.

GrantsWhy Go Electric: What Plug-in car and van grants available?. Read more ... » of up to £5Dumfries and Galloway Council staff electric car 'anxiety'. Read more ... »,000 are available towards the purchaseCheltenham Bikes installs electric car charging points at its Railway Station HQ. Read more ... » costSmart Grid study partners with Electric Vehicle network. Read more ... » of an electric carSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... », with up to £8Extra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... »,000 available for the purchase of an electric vanElectric van trial for businesses in Daventry. Read more ... ».

Scottish households that buyGerman cabinet gives green light to electric car incentives. Read more ... » an electric vehicle25 new EV Drivers on the road: Leaf lines up for Low Carbon London. Read more ... » will also continue to receive a 100% grantElectric car grant: time is short before they pull the plug on £5,000 giveaway. Read more ... » for a homeElectric Highway links London to Leeds. Electric Car Drivers can celebrate.. Read more ... » charging pointSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... ».

The government has pledged to provide new ways of supporting motorists to adopt electric vehicles by providing expert advice on their environmental and financial benefits.

And discounted ferry fares for electric vehicles on all routes to Mull and Bute are being introduced as part of a pilot scheme25 new EV Drivers on the road: Leaf lines up for Low Carbon London. Read more ... ».

Electric vehicleSmart Grid study partners with Electric Vehicle network. Read more ... » owners currently pay no road tax, with the government stating that electric carsSuper fast electric car chargers to come to Cirencester and Moreton-in-Marsh in Cotswolds. Read more ... » are also cheaper to run at 2p or 3p a mileMia #Electric to launch electric vehicles in UK. Read more ... » comparedElectric vans could save London businesses millions a year. Read more ... » with 16p a mile for the average fossil-fuelled family car.

A third of all car journeys in Scotland are less than two miles longElectric car sales in UK expected to double in 2013 as prices start to fall. Read more ... », with nearly a quarter of all trips being of one mile or less.

‘Health and wellbeing’

In a regular car, these journeys are said to emit a disproportionate amount of carbon into the airSlowly yet surely: Electric car charger points installed across Exeter. Read more ... », whereas electric vehicles provide a cleaner method of transport.

But Norwegian research published last year suggested electric carsWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » might actually pollute much more than petrol or diesel-powered modelsGood News Everyone! Plug-in Car Grant to rise to 35% of RRP from April 1st 2015. UK. Read more ... ».

Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown said the plans to replace petrol and diesel vehicles by 2050 were a “bold vision” that would require a “transformation in how we think about moving people and goods around.”

He added: “This transformation is absolutely vital to achieve our ambitious climate changeOne in Four Would Consider Buying an Electric Car. Read more ... » targets.

“It will also help improve local air quality with a resultant improvement in public health and wellbeing and contribute toward further energising Scotland’s economy through opportunities for our flourishing greenNice One Cornwall: Electric car charging points to be installed at Redruth and Truro rail stations. Read more ... » technologyWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » industries and our renewable energyBBC: Hadrian's Wall gets electric car charging points. Read more ... » sector.”

It later emerged the roadmap was to be revised, after Transport ScotlandWireless UK: UK motorway to charge electric cars on the move. Read more ... » conceded it had included mobility scooters in figures showing an increase in the numberPeterborough gets first ever zero-emission vehicle for private hire. Read more ... » of electric and plug-inGov Review: ULEVs and the energy sector #electricCar #ElectricVehicle #ev. Read more ... » hybridWhy electric cars better catch on. Read more ... » vehicle registrations last year.

The actual number was 235 – well below the figure of 1Electric cars will become as ubiquitous as the internet, says transport minister. Read more ... »,000 initially claimed.

And Green MSP Alison Johnstone said the Scottish government was wrong to think that electric cars were the answer to congestionFairness: #Hybrid and sub 100g/km cars to lose exemption from #London #Congestion #Charge. take that wannabees!. Read more ... » and pollutionYou're wrong Baroness Kramer. Electric Car is actually intended for ALL trips: both short and Long! #BBCRadio4. Read more ... » problems.

She added: “There are just a tiny handful of electric cars on our roads and I see no sign that uptake is going to dramatically increase.

“More could be achieved right now by repairing our potholed roads, making streets safer for cyclists and pedestrians, and making public transport accessible for more people.”

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