Car retailers and manufacturers are urging the Government to establish a roadmap to 2030 to help drive electric vehicle (EV) sales after “overnight” changes cut the plug-in car grant (PiCG) purchase incentive from £3,000 to £2,500 and capped at £35,000.
Hyundai is set to broaden the appeal of its Kona crossover with the launch of a 280PS high-performance Kona N and revised pricing to ensure the electric vehicle (EV) version complies with the revised plug-in car grant (PiCG).
Government has announced £30m of investment in EV and hydrogen technology to help launch studies into the creation of a UK lithium supply chain, improvements in battery safety and the re-use of car batteries.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has accused the UK of making “the wrong move at the wrong time” with a decision to slash the plug-in car grant incentive on an electric vehicle (EV) purchase.
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has urged Government to safeguard the plug-in car grant (PCIG) in order to “ensure a consistent and successful transition to electric vehicles” by 2035.
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