Spain extends scrappage scheme

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Spain has decided to extend its version of the scrappage scheme, to continue support for car industry. Tags: Green credentials C02 car buying extend fund incentive scheme scrappage Spain Spanish industry minister, Miguel Sebastian announced an extension of the Plan 200E scheme earlier this week, according to Costa News. Under the Spanish system, motorists can buy a new or used car up to five years old by scrapping a [.].

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More international criticism for scrappage schemes

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Yesterday we told you how the scrappage scheme proposals in the USA are coming under fire and today it is the turn of Spain’s scheme to face criticism. The Ecologistas en Accion , one of the country’s most important green groups, is claiming that the scrappage scheme is bad business. Tags: Green cars Latest news cash for clunkers scrappage scheme Spain vehicle scrappage scheme


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New Car Registrations in UK fall 30.9% in January; Industry Urges UK Government to Provide Scrappage Incentives to Boost Demand

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A number of EU member states have launched scrappage incentive schemes, which have the benefit of boosting consumer confidence and delivering significant environmental improvements. Scrappage schemes in other European countries include: Country. Spain. The new car market in the UK continued to decline sharply at the start of 2009, with volumes down by 30.9% to 112,087 units, according to figures from the UK’s SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders).

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Tesla Model 3 Europe’s best-selling pure EV in February in its first full month on the market

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This was largely because February marked a month of uncertainty for many of the bigger European markets, such as Spain, where registrations fell by 10% amongst political turmoil, and the Netherlands, where a change in tax on pure electric vehicles contributed to the 15% drop in overall registrations. Conversely, registrations were up by a huge 36% in Romania, due to the Government’s scrappage scheme in Q4-18, which led to an increase in vehicle deliveries in Q1-19.

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European car registrations drop 7.1% in April, diesel down 15%, SUVs continue to grow

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Four of Europe’s five largest markets posted decreases in registrations in April, with Spain the only market to experience an increase in registrations—a small 0.8%. Since the scandal, which broke in 2015, the fuel type has suffered major setbacks to its reputation as governments consider new legislation that directly affect diesel car owners—such as plans in the UK for a diesel scrappage scheme. European car registrations totalled 1.22

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Deloitte study concludes mass adoption of EVs in Europe is some distance away

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Just like the Government supported the highly successful car scrappage scheme, they should now be turning their attention to electric vehicles. Within Europe, 4,760 consumers in seven countries—Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey and UK—were surveyed from 28 January to 10 February 2011.

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Euro Auto Production Down 35% in First Quarter 2009; Second Half Production May be Down 25%; Small Cars Hit New Record Share

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While fleet renewal schemes (vehicle scrappage) have helped segments of the passenger car market in some countries, overall vehicle demand in Europe went further down as well. With a drop of 57.4%, the UK was the worst affected of the five largest European producers, followed by France (-46.0%), Spain (-40.2%), Italy (-38.6%) and Germany (-32.3%). The small car segment has increased its share. Source: ACEA. Click to enlarge.

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