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|