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Switched On Scotland: A Roadmap to Widespread Adoption of Plug-in Vehicles

This Roadmap was developed by Urban Foresight Limited and Transport Scotland

ISBN 978 1 909948 01 3
DPPAS 272736 (09/13)

This document is also available in pdf format (5MB)

Contents

Ministerial Foreword

Executive Summary

1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Roadmap Purpose and Structure
1.2 Roadmap Scope
1.3 Methodology

2 VISION
2.1 Roadmap Vision
2.2 Outlook

3 LANDSCAPE
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Drivers for Change
3.3 Progress to Date in Scotland

4 THE WAY FORWARD
4.1 Realising Scotland's Ambition

5 POLICY FRAMEWORKS
5.1 Support for plug-in vehicles is embedded into all relevant strategies and policies
5.2 Corporate policies promote plug-in vehicles
5.3 Public and private procurement incentivise adoption of plug-in vehicles
5.4 Communities are prepared for increased adoption of plug-in vehicles
5.5 Planning frameworks create favourable environments for plug-in vehicles
5.6 Scotland is represented in international networks, projects and policy debates

6 MARKET DEVELOPMENT
6.1 Efforts to promote plug-in vehicles are aligned across all relevant stakeholders
6.2 Data and insights support the development of mainstream markets
6.3 Incentives are widely promoted to encourage plug-in vehicle adoption
6.4 A framework to implement and align local incentives across Scotland
6.5 Evidence is provided to fleet managers to support investments
6.6 New business models are developed for plug-in vehicles
6.7 Measures to support the resale and residual values of plug-in vehicles

7 RECHARGING
7.1 Overnight recharging at home is prioritised
7.2 Recharging is safe
7.3 Charging solutions are developed for residents of flats and tenements
7.4 Employers are encouraged to provide workplace recharging
7.5 The recharging needs of fleets are supported
7.6 Targeted provision of public recharging
7.7 A commercial market for plug-in vehicle recharging
7.8 Public recharging points are easy to access
7.9 Extended all-electric journeys are enabled

8 SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT
8.1 Increased adoption of plug-in vehicles encourages active and sustainable travel
8.2 Increased electrification of all forms of road transport
8.3 Plug-in vehicles are integrated into urban logistics
8.4 Strong connections are made with public transport
8.5 Development of ultra low emission zones

9 ENERGY SYSTEMS
9.1 The electricity network supports increased uptake of plug-in vehicles
9.2 Futureproof electrical infrastructure in new developments
9.3 The links between plug-in vehicles and renewable electricity are promoted
9.4 Managed recharging and advanced energy storage help balance the grid

10 ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
10.1 Opportunities to save money through plug-in vehicle adoption are understood and realised
10.2 Plug-in vehicles make Scottish business more competitive
10.3 Jobs are created across the entire plug-in vehicle value chain
10.4 Scotland capitalises on its research expertise and intellectual capital

11 COMMUNICATION AND EDUCATION
11.1 Increased opportunities for the public to experience plug-in vehicles
11.2 Increased awareness of the imperatives for plug-in vehicles
11.3 Consumers understand how plug-in vehicles will fit their lifestyles
11.4 Peer networks promote positive experiences and solve problems
11.5 Children and young people are engaged
11.6 A skilled workforce supports widespread operation of plug-in vehicles
11.7 Plug-in vehicle driver training

12 CROSS-CUTTING OBJECTIVES
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Public Sector Leadership
12.3 Making Strategic Investments
12.4 Promoting Incentives
12.5 Mobilising Key Stakeholders
12.6 Outreach and Education
12.7 Review and Evaluation

SUMMARY OF ACTIONS FOR GOVERNMENT

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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Publication Date: 
Thu 03/Oct/2013
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