The Transport Secretary was in Sunderland today to launch a 37 million pound plan to introduce more electric car chargepoints and encourage greener travel.
The government will subsidise the installation cost of new chargepoints and it is hoped that more of us will pay the extra money for an electric car, benefitting the region's economy.
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