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Scotland Launches New Electric-Car Incentive: Interest-Free Loans To Buy

By John Voelcker 250 views Aug 31, 2015 Follow John Add to circle Nissan Leaf in Scotland Enlarge Photo Incentives to purchase zero-emission cars come in a wild variety of types, from California's rebates--essentially a four-figure check in the mail--to single-occupant access to carpool lanes. The U.S. government has a Federal income-tax credit of $2,500 to $7,500 for purchase of a plug-in car that varies with the car's battery pack size. Now Scotland has offered one that we've not seen before--though if you have, please let us know. DON'T MISS: World's First Entirely Renewable-Energy Place: Wind-Swept Scottish Island The country's Energy Saving Trust is offering its citizens interest-free loans to buy electric cars, as detailed by Click Green (via ChargedEVs ). Funded by Transport Scotland as part of the "Switched On Scotland" policy roadmap, the loan can be for the entir...

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