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UK's £5,000 ($8,318 U.S.) plug-in vehicle grant nets 534 takers in 1st quarter of 2011

On January 4th 2011, the UK's £5,000 ($8,318 U.S. at the current exchange rate) plug-in vehicle grant scheme went live, meaning that motorists across the UK could purchase an eligible plug-in and apply to get a significant chunk of money back from the government.

UK accepting applications for £5,000 ($7,798 U.S) Plug-In Car Grant

Back on December 14th, the UK government announced that several vehicles would qualify for a "plug-in car grant" that was scheduled to go live sometime in 2011. The grant – worth £5,000 ($7,798 U.S. at the current exchange rate) – is aimed at boosting sales of plug-in vehicles in the UK and get the country to be Eric Loveday

UK to lead Europe's charge to adopt plug-in vehicles

Earlier this week, the UK government announced that nine vehicles – including the Vauxhall Ampera, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Smart Fortwo ED, Peugeot iOn, Citroen C Zero<

Tennessee to offer $2,500 rebate for first 1,000 electric vehicles; Sen. Lamar Alexander says he's buying a Leaf

Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen has announced that the state will offer a $2,500 tax rebate to buyers who snatch up the first wave of electric vehicles (EVs) headed to the Volunteer State. The rebate only extends to the first 1,000 EVs sold there and is expected to help boost Nissan Motor Co. with its launch of the battery-powered Leaf this fall. Bredesen's surprise announcement came during the

GM urges China to subsidize imported models (like the Volt, hint, hint)

2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery