Govt's EV kickbacks: high-end Tesla owners need not apply

Govt's EV kickbacks: high-end Tesla owners need not apply
The price of this all-electric MG should fall to about $40k with the new 'feebate'
Brent Melville
The government will kick back rebates of up to $8,625 for new electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles and $3,450 for used plug-ins from next month.Under the new 'clean car' scheme, buyers can claim a direct rebate from NZ Transport Waka Kotahi on electric vehicles registered from July 1. To help pay for the scheme, a sliding scale of fees will also apply to high emission vehicles from Jan 1 next year, with those fees adjusted to ensure the scheme is self-funding.As it stands, however, discounts are not available for vehicles with a st...

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