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Electric car owners can get benefits in Russia

Electric car owners can get benefits in Russia
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The Russian government is considering new measures to stimulate the development of electric vehicles in the country. Owners of electric vehicles can be allowed to go to designated lanes for public transport, park for free and move along toll roads, they also want to be exempted from transport tax.

As reported "News", all proposals are contained in the schedule of stimulation of the development of electric transport, which is now being discussed in the Cabinet of Ministers. Among them are measures to stimulate the production of electric vehicles in Russia. Factories are encouraged to provide subsidies from the federal budget and provide tax incentives.

There are 4,6 thousand electric cars in Russia now, which is only 0,1% of the total fleet. However, their number is growing. Over the past year, sales increased by more than 2,8 times, it was sold up to 261 cars. Transactions with used cars became 1,5 times more; more than 2,3 thousand cars changed owners.

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