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E-car alliance praises Danish politicians for new e-car deal

Danish politicians want to get electric cars out of the slow lane with a new deal that has been welcomed by the Danish Electric Vehicle Alliance. The agreement will only apply to 5,000 cars, but director Lærke Flader says that it will "create a sense of calm around e-cars" in the short term.

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The Danish Electric Vehicle Alliance is feeling more positive about its expectations for electric car sales after the Danish government and opposition parties settled a deal to soften the phasing in of higher taxes on electric cars.

The deal freezes the rate of registration tax to 20 percent of the general cost, until 5,000 e-cars are sold.

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