Government cuts plug-in car grants from £3,000 to £2,500

James Murray
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Department for Transport says trimming grant payments and tightening eligibility will allow grant scheme to support more motorists who want to switch to electric models

The government has today announced it is to cut payments through the Plug-in Car Grant scheme from £3,000 to £2,500, arguing the move will allow the popular scheme to support more motorists in making the...

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