The motor industry says the government’s new feebate scheme for electric vehicles will not tempt most New Zealand car buyers, RNZ reports. Starting in August, people buying imported new EVs can get a rebate of $8,625 – for used ones it is $3,450. There will be a $5,750 rebate for new plug-in hybrids while for used hybrids it’s $2,300. But Motor Trade Association CEO Craig Pomare says the rebate will not be enough for many consumers to make the switch to electric.
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