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The Week UK

Plug-in car grant cuts: how electric vehicle buyers are affected
The Week UK
The £2,500 grant currently handed to buyers of plug-in hybrid cars will be axed from 9 November, while the grant available for fully electric cars will be cut from £4,500 to £3,500. Under the present system, the Department for Transport (DfT) and the ...
Electric and hybrid cars: Cuts to Plug-in Car Grant condemnedBBC News
Government SLAMMED for axing electric car and plug-in hybrid grant in the UKExpress.co.uk
Government slashes grants for new hybrid and electric cars angering motoring groupsThe Independent
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The Guardian

Scrapping UK grants for hybrid cars 'astounding', says industry
The Guardian
Incentives for consumers to buy hybrid and electric cars rather than diesel or petrol alternatives have been slashed by the government, adding thousands of pounds to the price of a new low-emission vehicle. Car manufacturers said the decision was an ...
UK government cuts grants for EVs and PHEVsjust-auto.com

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Surrey Comet

Why Electric Cars are the Future of the UK by Jonah Blake, Hampton School
Surrey Comet
Why Electric Cars are the Future of the UK by Jonah Blake, Hampton School. Why Electric Cars are the Future of the UK by Jonah Blake, Hampton School. In August 2018, the sales of electric vehicles in the United Kingdom reached their highest total yet, ...



Express.co.uk

Electric car prices could skyrocket in the UK as government grant faces cuts in the Budget
Express.co.uk
Electric car prices could increase by thousands of pounds in the UK as the government could be forced to slash the green incentives. Motorists could be stung by the price increase if the grants fall victim to cuts, reveals the Observer. The Treasury ...
Electric car prices set to soar as government grants face cutsThe Week UK

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BBC News

UK steps towards zero-carbon economy
BBC News
Only last week the government reduced subsidies for electric cars. And the UK's export credit agency - which underwrites risky export deals to boost international trade - announced it is considering finance for an expansion of an oil refinery in Bahrain.

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Express.co.uk

Electric cars SHOCK - EVs will 'always be expensive' claims car boss and this is why
Express.co.uk
Electric cars are becoming more prominent in the UK as motorists are beginning to ditch diesel. In addition to this, more electric cars are being developed and released by carmakers including BMW, Audi, and Mercedes. Currently, electric cars are ...



Autocar

Top 10 Best Electric Cars in Britain 2018
Autocar
Although we have yet to drive it in the UK, and Tesla has yet to confirm a price in British pounds, the company's most affordable electric car is still worthy of inclusion on this list. It isn't the perfect car but it handles well despite the weight ...

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The Guardian

Electric car prices to soar as axe falls on green subsidies
The Guardian
Sales of electric vehicles reached a record high in August and accounted for one in every 12 new cars purchased in the UK. According to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders last month, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure ...



shropshirestar.com

Engineering firm boss condemn grant cuts for electric and hybrid vehicles
shropshirestar.com
The change comes three months after the government published its Road to Zero strategy, with a proposal to remove petrol and diesel cars from UK roads by 2050, forcing all motorists to own electric models. But motoring groups denounced the changes, ...



Express.co.uk

Jaguar I-Pace debuts feature which solves one of the biggest problems with electric cars
Express.co.uk
Jaguar tested the new sound with members of Guide Dogs for the blind, which is the UK's leading charity for people who are affected by sight loss. Iain Suffield, Jaguar NVH Technical Specialist, said: “The absence of traditional engine noise from ...
Jaguar I-Pace pedestrian alert system gets charity approvalAutocar

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