Hull City Council have announced they have bought a new electrical vehicle, for staff to use while carrying out council duties around the city, writes Tiffany Jones
And there are long-term plans to add more charging points for motorists to use across the city.
The Nissan Leaf, will be the third electrical car the council have bought, in a bid to make the city more environmentally friendly. The council have also added three new charge points for the vehicles in Hanover Square.
Council Martin Mancey, Portfolio Holder for Economic Investment, Regeneration and Planning said “The council is keen to lead by example in minimising the environmental impact of its activities, and to contribute to a cleaner environment.
“We’re looking to add 70 chargers around the city to encourage residents to buy lower emission cars.”