Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian
Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven
APRIL 16, 2009
Of that, 58% of the emissions are caused by motor cars." The cash incentive for consumers would be available to offset the higher upfront costs of electric cars , in particular the price of the batteries in modern vehicles. How the money would be distributed is yet to be decided but Hoon said it would be available only to people buying cars that ran entirely, or for the vast majority of their time, on electricity.