04 Jun '18, 1pm

Texas reinstates incentives for electric and alternative fuel cars

After a three-year hiatus, Texas has reinstated purchase rebates for plug-in electric and other alternative-fuel vehicles. Texans who buy electric cars after Sept. 1 can get a $2,500 rebate from the state, according to a report in the Dallas Morning News , in addition to the $7,500 tax credit from the federal government. Buyers of fuel-cell cars get the same $2,500. Texas being oil country, those who buy cars that run on compressed natural gas or liquid propane gas get an even bigger rebate of $5,000. DON'T MISS: What it took to buy an electric car in Texas: the good, the bad, and the ugly The rebates apply to any new electric, fuel-cell, propane, or natural gas vehicle bought or leased in Texas that is not purchased as part of a fleet—with one big exception: Because the program is administered through Texas car dealerships, Teslas are not eligible. Texas is one of the sta...

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