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    • Mnd
    • By Mnd 12th Oct 18, 6:00 PM
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    Subsidy on EV cut
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    Subsidy on EV cut 12th Oct 18 at 6:00 PM
    I just heard on the radio that the subsidy on electric cars will be cut, and removed completely on hybrid vehicles
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    • ASavvyBuyer
    • By ASavvyBuyer 12th Oct 18, 6:52 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 6:52 PM
    The Gov notice is here:


    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/reformed-plug-in-car-grant-extended-into-next-decade


    Glad we went ahead an ordered an EV in August for delivery in September, as I partly suspected this might happen as a result of the review.
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    • By pensionpawn 12th Oct 18, 11:16 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 11:16 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 11:16 PM
    Fingers crossed that it will not impact future EV car prices as with any government subsidy (e.g. save to buy ISA) the product price has already factored in the subsidy, so shaving 1k off the cost of new cars shouldn't be a problem.
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