Nine new electric car charging points have been installed across Cumbria to try to attract new users.
The Cumbria County Council commissioned sites all have rapid chargers which can charge a car in 30 minutes.
Tim Backshall reports
Many teenagers spend a lot of time and effort preparing for their school prom, but one 16-year-old from Workington went the extra mile.
Aiden Gregory was given a damaged Mini by his parents when he was just ten, to do up in time for his prom in the years ahead.
After six years of hard work and graft, Aiden was finally driven to the event at Workington's St Joseph's School last week.
A Jedburgh man is one of thousands to call Citizens Advice Scotland, after buying a faulty used car.
Policeman David Ross bought a new vehicle on 1st October. Within 2 weeks it had to be towed to a garage, following engine failure.
"Initial thoughts are that it could be quite expensive. My options as I am aware are either to return the vehicle to the garage that I bought it from for a full refund, or the garage that I bought it from should pay for the repair.
"You buy from a garage because you think that is the safer option. In this case I think I have been unlucky."
Drivers are spending over £600,000 a week on faulty used cars, according to Citizens Advice Scotland.
The charity says nearly 100 Scots contact its helpline every week after being ripped off.
John Cleland is a car dealer from Galashiels. He says it's vital to check a used car before parting with cash.
A report suggests that thousands of Scots are being ripped off by used car dealers every year.
Citizens Advice Scotland say 100 Scots contact them each week after buying a faulty used car, claiming in one out of 10 cases the car is unsafe to drive.
Citizens Advice Scotland’s Chief Executive Margaret Lynch says: