Fewer than one in 20 local authority vehicles are eco-friendly electric or hybrid models, new figures show. Statistics obtained through a Freedom of Information request submitted by Scottish Liberal Democrats to all 32 local authorities found that only 4.6% of vehicles owned by them are eco-friendly. From a total of 17,140 vehicles, just 613 are electric (3.6%) and 181 are hybrid (1%). Scottish Liberal Democrats transport spokesman Mike Rumbles is now calling on the Scottish Government to deliver a comprehensive plan for reducing transport emissions.
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