Here is the car which the Lord Provost is currently trialling. It is a Toyota Prius and, I believe, is a demonstrator supplied by Toyota. As you will see from the pic below it is a plug-in hybrid.
The Lord Provost is passionate about setting an example of combating climate change. We will see if the finances stack up - even if the car's role in preventing climate meltdown is rather dubious. Yesterday's post on electric cars is here.