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Plug-in hybrid vehicles will no longer be eligible for a grant from the government of the UK, while EVs will have their grant reduced.
The UK is sunsetting emissions credits for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and reducing car grants for battery-electric vehicle car grants from £4,500 to £3,500, according to a report published Thursday by Auto Express.
Vehicle - Emissions - Categories - Category - Level
Currently, vehicle emissions are broken down into several categories. Category 1 represents the lowest level of environmental impact, reserved for vehicles that emit less than 50 kilograms of carbon dioxide per kilometer and can travel over 70 miles on electricity alone. Category 2 vehicles can emit 50 kilograms of carbon dioxide per kilometer and can travel between 10 and 69 miles on battery power. Category 3 cars are allowed between 50 and 75 kilograms per kilometer and can go up to 20 miles on electric power.
Clean vehicle grants will end for Category 2 and Category 3 vehicles sold after...
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