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Funding fails to ignite electric sales

01 August, 2011
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Just 215 electric cars were bought under a government scheme to encourage the take-up of green vehicles in its second three months of operation, according to a new report by the RAC Foundation. The figure compares to 465 in the first three months. Under the Plug-In Car Grant scheme, which began on January 1, motorists can apply for discounts of up to £5,000.





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Weekly retail fuel prices: 10 December 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East132.41131.92122.99
East Midlands131.66133.08122.31
London132.2955.90132.67122.45
North East131.02133.24120.36
North West131.66130.27121.42
Northern Ireland129.6972.90134.65121.32
Scotland131.73131.43121.43
South East132.6863.90133.14123.11
South West132.1667.90131.56122.81
Wales131.24132.97121.42
West Midlands131.34133.10121.95
Yorkshire & Humber131.2469.90131.77121.51

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