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Wolverhampton City Council

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… locations • There were some questions and concerns about the policy: • The risk of cyclists and pedestrians not hearing approaching electric vehicles • The associated cost and whether or not the technology would go out of date • Whether it was wasteful replacing council vehicles too quickly • Whether or not there was sufficient supporting infrastructure (charging points for electric cars), and what…

… be emitting those fumes.” Sensitivity: NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED • Moving inhabitants towards electric vehicles was felt to be an important step that would help reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality in the city • There were some questions about: • Whether the grid would be able to support large scale electric vehicle charging at peak times • Whether there would be enough vehicle…

… point of view… we’re limited to what we can do to change our habits. The big companies have the resources, the money [to change].” • The cost of making changes to their lives • e.g. driving lower emission vehicles, using more sustainable energy suppliers • The availability of tools for change: • e.g. alternative modes of transport, sources of information about what companies are greener…

… the associated costs of this were Suggestions for developing the policy: • Having louder reverse sensors on electric vehicles, giving audible alerts to prevent accidents Making all council vehicles ultra-low emission “As long as the [quality of] service doesn’t get affected, like bin collection or pothole repair, then it’s positive.” Sensitivity: NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED • Residents were…

… charging points • And concerns about the cost of electric vehicles: some struggled to envision when they would be able to make this change • Some felt technology in this area was changing quickly, and did want to spend money on something which could become out of date 59BritainThinks | Private and Confidential Residents were positive about supporting the roll-out of electric vehicles


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