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Government 'missed a trick' in pioneering electric cars

Local garage believes Island could have led the way in electric vehicles

A senior figure at Athol Garage claims the Isle of Man 'could have been the leader' in the use of electric vehicles if it acted sooner.

Reports suggest demand for the cars has reached a new high as concern over the environment continues to make the headlines.

Sales Manager Andrew Wilson believes the Island is a perfect testing ground for electric vehicles.

However, he says we're now playing catch-up:

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