Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian
Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven
APRIL 16, 2009
Photograph: Graeme Robertson/Guardian Consumers are to be offered incentives of up to £5,000 to purchase an electric car under government plans to be unveiled today that will also see the creation of electric car cities across the UK and the launch of large-scale experiments with ultra-green vehicles. Link to this audio Hoon said yesterday that decarbonising road transport had a big role in helping the UK meet its targets of reducing CO2 emissions by 26% by 2020 and 80% by 2050.