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Registrations of hybrids and electric cars soar in first quarter – and is ‘set to continue’

Registrations of ultra-low emission vehicles increased 31% year-on-year in the first quarter of the year. And the growth trend will continue says the National Franchised Dealers Association. In the first quarter of 2016, 11,755 ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), such as plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles, were registered in the UK, 1% of all new vehicles

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Record number of UK car buyers opting for ULEVs

A record number of UK car buyers are opting to reduce their fuel bills by choosing ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), according to research by GO Ultra Low. Latest registration figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal that more than 41% of all alternatively-fuelled cars registered in the first quarter of 2015

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Electric car funding gains £500m government boost

Fleets look set to benefit from the Government’s decision to carry on subsiding the electric car market, this time with an investment of £500 million between 2015 and 2020. Under the plans, taxpayers will continue to fund ultra low-emission vehicles to the tune of £5000 each, up to a total of £200m (see ‘Where some

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