Ending electric vehicle grants would ‘kill the market’, government warned

The comments were made at the Electric Vehicle Summit in Croke Park last week following the Budget 2020 decision to discontinue grants worth €3,800 for businesses to buy electric vehicles

27th October, 2019

Leading car industry players have warned that removing electric vehicle (EV) grants would “kill the market” and are calling for a “five-year strategy” from the government to provide certainty of investment.

The comments were made at the Electric Vehicle Summit in Croke Park last week following the Budget 2020 decision to discontinue grants worth €3,800 for businesses to buy electric vehicles. The government has also indicated it plans to reduce other...

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