Volvo’s plug-in hybrid qualifies for Government grant

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has announced its new plug-in diesel car (pictured) has won approval for the Government’s grant worth £5,000 for buyers. The Plug-in Car Grant is meant to tempt buyers to choose new ultra-low carbon vehicles and increase the uptake in the country. In order to qualify for the Government grant, the Volvo […]

Electric car sales falter in Government scheme

Electric car sales under a government scheme to encourage more people to buy them have halved, compared with the project’s first small surge, according to new figures. Just 215 electric cars were bought with the Plug-In Car Grant in its second three months of operation, compared with 465 in its first three months. From 1 […]