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Secondary stories: Issue 583 4 Nov 2011

Councils slow to embrace electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Many local authorities across Britain are doing very little to promote the uptake of electric or other low carbon vehicles, the RAC Foundation said this week.

The Foundation commissioned consultant SKM Colin Buchanan to undertake a survey of all 207 councils in England, Scotland and Wales. Of the 58 councils that participated, only 20 had installed public charging points and the  Foundation says the use of other policies, such as ‘green’ parking charges and low emission zones,...

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Paul
4 Nov 2011

More nonsense from RACF. Councils have priorities and they know charging points are a waste of money. There is no 'green' there is only red.