EMERGING BUSINESSES and environmental charities have urged the Scottish Government to embark on a radical path of electrical upgrading of transport and infrastructure. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Scotland have said that Scotland would have to follow the example of Norway and increase electric cars and buses if it is to cut its emissions by 2030. Scottish manufacturers of electric buses, cars and engines also claimed that such a move would boost growth and jobs in the economy. WWF Scotland’s climate and energy policy officer Fabrice Leveque said: “Scottish companies are already involved in manufacturing electric buses and batteries, installing charge points and operating low emissions vehicles, reflecting growing global momentum behind the move to electric. “The fact that in Norway today almost one-third of new car sales are electric vehicles (EVs) shows it can be done.
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