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France Expands Electric-Car Bonus To Scrap 10-Year-Old Diesel Cars

France Expands Electric-Car Bonus To Scrap 10-Year-Old Diesel Cars

By Stephen Edelstein 346 views Oct 12, 2015 2013 Renault Zoe electric car Enlarge Photo The French government not only grants incentives to buyers of new electric cars, it also encourages the scrapping of older diesel cars. It presently offers a 10,000-euro ($11,370) bonus to drivers who buy a new electric car and also send a 15-year-old diesel car to the scrapper. Soon, even more diesel cars will qualify for this scheme. DON'T MISS: France To Give Dirtiest-Diesel Drivers $11,500 To Trade For Electric Car French Minister of Ecology and Energy Segolene Royal says there are plans to extend the bonus to 10-year-old diesel cars , according to Life in France . During the announcement Friday, Royal also called for the development of a "popular electric car," with a price ranging from 5,000 to 8,000 euros ($5,685 to $9,000). She also reiterated a previous proposal to end tax bene...

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