Scottish government to ban petrol and diesel cars from city centres
While many sceptics and supporters of the electric vehicle industry have been discussing aspects of a petrol and diesel car ban from city centres, few had expected this to emerge in the news in the short to medium term. However, the Scottish government has today announced plans to ban petrol and diesel vehicles from town and city centres across the country although the target date for this could be as far out as 2050.
Even though the Scottish government has been one of the greatest supporters of green travel and renewable energy, even this is a major step forward for the Scottish National Party.
At this moment in time many political parties and governments around the world are currying favour with voters who are concerned about the environment and in particular “green travel”. The fact is that such an aspiration, i.e. to ban petrol and diesel vehicles from town and city centres, makes for great headlines in the press but will it ever come into play?
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