The Department for Transport’s decision to scrap the Plug in Car Grant for hybrids and reduce it by £1000 for pure electric models has been met with widespread dismay across the automotive industry.

Commenting on the announcement, which will take effect from November 9th, BVRLA Chief Executive Gerry Keaney said: “The Government’s decision to cut the plug-in grant just months after launching the Road to Zero strategy is unbelievably short-sighted and will only serve to stifle the uptake of electric vehicles.


Source: BVRLA News feed

The Department for Transport’s decision to scrap the Plug in Car Grant for hybrids and reduce it by £1000 for pure electric models has been met with widespread dismay across the automotive industry.

Commenting on the announcement, which will take effect from November 9th, BVRLA Chief Executive Gerry Keaney said: “The Government’s decision to cut the plug-in grant just months after launching the Road to Zero strategy is unbelievably short-sighted and will only serve to stifle the uptake of electric vehicles.


Industry united in disapproval of government’s plug-in grant cuts
Industry united in disapproval of government’s plug-in grant cuts
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