Statistics on the number of electric vehicles in Scotland

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Dear Department for Transport,

Please could you provide me with the following:

How many electric car users there are in Scotland to date, broken down by local authority area?
If this data is split up into separate segments for example Fully Electric (BEV), Plug in Hybrid (PHEV), Hybrid (HEV) and Mild Hybrid (MHEV), then please provide the data as separate totals rather than just one total covering all.

Please could you also provide totals for Diesel, Petrol and Hydrogen vehicles per Scottish local authority area.

How this is recorded/data obtained? i.e. registered keeper details, VED address or another method.

Yours faithfully,

Bruce Sutherland

(The Scottish Govt have confirmed they do not hold this information, and suggested the Department for Transport may.)

FOI-ADVICE-TEAM-DFT, Department for Transport

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Dear Mr Sutherland


Further to your request for information dated 6 October 2019.


Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding, but I was
attempting to establish who would be best placed to answer your request. I
have been informed that the subject matter of your request falls within
the remit the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA). I understand
that they are presently processing your request under their reference
number FOIR 7972 and that they will respond to you shortly,


Should you wish to contact the DVLA you can do so via:
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Kind regards



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