Plug-in hybrid sales drop more than a third in April

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Sales of plug-in hybrids dropped sharply last month as subsidy cuts bite
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Sales of plug-in hybrids dropped sharply last month as subsidy cuts bite

Industry claims sharp fall in plug-in hybrid sales is evidence of 'premature removal' of subsidies

Sales of plug-in hybrid cars fell by more than a third this month compared to April 2018, with the industry blaming 'premature cuts' to the plug-in car grant as the culprit. New figures released yesterday...

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