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UK car industry pushes for scrappage scheme to help buy new petrol and diesel vehicles

UK car industry pushes for scrappage scheme to help buy new petrol and diesel vehicles
Wednesday 3
17:10 2020

The UK automotive industry has been in confidential talks with the government over a possible £1.5bn scrappage scheme or “market stimulus package” that it insists should encourage the purchase of diesel and petrol cars on an equal footing with cleaner vehicles. The plans under consideration by industry and government would take £2,500 off the price of a car and put a further 600,000 new vehicles on the road. Although many campaigners and business leaders have demanded that post-coronavirus industry bailouts be linked to environmental goals, the UK car industry said a key principle was that the incentive scheme is fair ...

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The Guardian : UK car industry pushes for scrappage scheme to help buy new petrol and diesel vehicles

Summary: The UK automotive industry has been in confidential talks with the government over a possible £1.5bn scrappage scheme or “market stimulus package” that it insists should encourage the purchase of diesel and petrol cars on an equal footing with cleaner vehicles. The plans under consideration by industry and government would ...

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