Over 100 Electric Vehicles have now been brought into Orkney through the ReFLEX project.
Here’s a selection of a few – (may contain tractors).
It was won in 48hours 48 minutes by Emile Levassor in a Panhard-Levassor 1205cc model.
On 17th of August the same year pedestrian Bridget Driscoll was killed in London when she was struck by a car that was being used as a demonstration vehicle to the public.
In Scotland it is estimated that there will be 1 million EVs by 2030
MOT temporary exemption
On the 19th of January 1978 the last Volkswagen Beetle was produced in Germany. Production was to continue in South America.
Orkney Housing Association Ltd and the community EV car club
Some more photos from Noel Donaldson to jog your memories of an outstanding Orkney Vintage Show back in 2014.
Photographs from Noel Donaldson