Norway races ahead in the BPV stakes: Electric Vehicles Scotland seminar

Climate change poses serious challenges for transport throughout the world, including for car and vehicle use.

As is almost always the case, the Nordic countries are leading the way in developing possible solutions.

This is in contrast to virtually no action by the Scot-Govt to effectively support low-carbon vehicle transport and battery-powered vehicles (BPVs) and limited reference in the draft Scottish Energy Strategy to “work with automative manufactures to encourage use of BPVs…”

Scotland’s Electric Vehicle Association is holding a BPV seminar tomorrow in Edinburgh, where Norway’s electric vehicle association is providing the main speaker.

Dr. Alister Hamilton (BSc, MSc, PhD) chairman of the EV Scotland Association, said: “Norway, in particular, is streets ahead <of Scotland> in its support for, and development of electric vehicles.

See also (20 Sept 2017)

Just 81 (carbon-free) battery-powered vehicles were sold in Scotland last month (1%) – compared to 33% in Norway

4 Dec 2017

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