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Vehicles eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant named

The cars that are now eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant have been announced by Transport Secretary Phillip Hammond.

The Government will continue to receive applications from vehicle manufacturers for more cars to be eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant and another round of eligible vehicles will be announced next year.

Transport Secretary Philip Hammond said; "Government action to support affordable vehicles and more local charging points means we are on the threshold of an exciting green revolution. 2011 could be remembered as the year the electric car took off.”

The current vehicles eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant are;

Make and Model Expected Delivery
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Jan 2011
smart fortwo electric drive Jan 2011
Peugeot iOn Jan 2011
Nissan Leaf Mar 2011
Tata Vista Mar 2011
Citroen CZero Early 2011
Vauxhall Ampera Early 2012
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Early 2012
Chevrolet Volt Early 2012

Go to www.smmt.co.uk/publications for more information about Electric Vehicles, the Plug-In Car Grant and Plugged-In Places or to www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/sustainable/olev.  

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