Alternative Vehicles

October 2018
'Exchange and Mart' have produced

A guide to Electric Cars

"Electric cars are growing increasingly popular as the 21st century progresses. With these more environmentally friendly options providing drivers with the chance to fight the potential threat of climate change, it’s little wonder Bloomberg predict one in six cars sold by 2025 will be an EV (electric vehicle).

"If you’re thinking about taking to the road in one before that time, this is the perfect guide for you.

"Whether you’re thinking of purchasing an electric car or already have one, this guide will give you a better understanding of how they work and what benefits you might experience behind the wheel."

Read the guide


12 May 2018

Energy Saving Trust  Electric Vehicle Roadshow  Inverness

Inverness Ice Centre   Bught Drive
Inverness    IV3 5SR
10.00 - 4.00


From the Energy Saving Trust

Love the EV Experience

Join us in Inverness at the EV Roadshow and discover how much fun driving electric vehicles can be. Get behind the wheel and experience what it's really like to drive an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle. A variety of makes and models will be on display and available to take round our test route including Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Audi e-Tron, Hyundai Ioniq and VW Passat GTE, so make sure and book your spot in advance.

We will also have test drives available on the day so please bring your driving licence and National Insurance number with you.

If you prefer two wheels, you can test ride an e-bike.

Get more information and register with Eventbrite for this FREE event

If you have any questions, please call   0131 555 9169


Energy Saving Trust September newsletter - Phasing out petrol and diesel vehicles

Scotland to phase out new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2032

The Scottish Government has announced a target to phase out the use of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2032, alongside proposals to establish four low emission zones by 2020. The ambition to 'end the need' for new petrol and diesel vehicles will be encouraged through investment in infrastructure for electric vehicles and other low emission vehicles, the Scottish Government has suggested.

Also in the newsletter

  • UK charging stations will outnumber petrol stations by 2020, says Nissan
  • Tougher UK emissions tests come into force
  • Energy Saving Trust funds charge points at University of Edinburgh and University of Aberdeen
  • HMRC announces September changes to advisory fuel rates
  • Proposed changes to support the take-up of alternatively fuelled light commercial vehicles
  • Study says fossil fuelled cars could vanish in eight years
  • Invitation: SHFCA Annual Conference, 11 and 12 October

Read the full newsletter ,  which has lots of interesting links to other sources of information.   

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