Government axes plug-in car grant, as industry warns shock move comes at 'worst possible time'

Cecilia Keating
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Car industry body warns decision makes UK only major European market to have zero upfront incentives for EV buyers, despite having some of the most ambitious plans for consumer uptake

The government has today scrapped its flagship plug-in car grant scheme in a surprise move, pledging to refocus electric vehicle (EV) incentives and funding towards taxis, vans, trucks, and motorcycles,...

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