Illinois State Treasurer
plan in the works
which would make it more attractive from a financial viewpoint to purchase a
. The plan is known as the
program. Of course, the higher that
go, the sooner the initial purchase premium for a hybrid vehicle is paid off. But, it still takes a few years even under the best-case scenario. This is the reason that Illinois is unveiling a program which would give
owners a $1,000
per vehicle owned. The program has been funded with $2 million, meaning that 2,000 people can get the rebate, but Giannoulias said that there is a chance that the program will be funded with more money if it proves popular.
Further, Giannoulias will set a fine example by driving an Escape Hybrid while he is traveling the state to let us all know about his new program.
[Source: Detroit News]