Ryan confirms buyers of high-end electric cars will lose out on grants

The Minister for Transport is also going to cut the grant for plug in hybrid electric cars from €5,000 to €2,500

2nd April, 2021
Ryan confirms buyers of high-end electric cars will lose out on grants
The Department on Transport has confirmed that the electric car grant will only apply to electric and plug in hybrid cars worth under €60,000 from July 1 onwards. Picture: Getty

Eamon Ryan, the Minister for Transport, has confirmed that would-be buyers of high-end electric or plug-in hybrid cars are set to lose out on grants.

In another significant change, Ryan is also going to cut the grant for plug in hybrid electric cars from €5,000 to €2,500. It will remain at €5,000 for fully electric cars.

The existing system allows for a grant of up to €5,000 off the price of a new electric or...

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