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What are the best small hybrids? Are hybrids subject to Government grants?
Our Volkswagen Golf is coming to the end of its life so we want to buy an electric car. Would it be best to order one now or wait a while? Do you think the Government will give more generous grants to...
Are there grants for an electric Renault Kangoo Maxi?
If I havent got an electric car, could I still apply for a grant and get a charger installed anyway for future use? Or must you own a electric car as a condition of the grant? I'm thinking it would be...
We're looking at a Smart ForTwo EQ for a 25-mile daily commute in London (given rumblings about the congestion charge zone being extended). We've been quoted what seems like a good price (£14,400) for...
The delivery of our new Tesla has been delayed, so we postponed the installation of the home charging point. We reckon it reduces the risk of Coronavirus to avoid having workers over right now. However,...
I've ordered a Tesla Model 3. I want to use the grant to get a wall charger for my driveway. The options for the chargers are a little confusing, as well as the independent installers. Do you have any...
I signed for an electric car (Nissan Leaf) on 9 March 2020 with an EV Grant of £3500 and I'm due to take delivery on the 16. Will I still get £3500 or will it be £3000?
The Government will apparently pay up to 35% of the total cost of EVs and PHEVs but reading up and trying to do my homework on government grants etc they only pay up to £3500 towards it which I feel is...
 

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