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DS Automobiles Cover the Charge-Difference of the Electrified Plug-in Car Grant To Maintain £3,500 Funding

  • DS Automobiles is maintaining the original value of the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) for electrified car orders through a DS PICG, supplemented with complimentary servicing and free Pod Point Home Charging Unit
  • All DS cars are available with the choice of Petrol, Diesel or E-TENSE (Electrified) versions
  • Recently launched DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE and DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE 4×4 are displayed in DS STORES & DS SALONS, available to order and currently in stock

DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE

DS Automobiles is maintaining the value of the Plug-in Car Grant (PICG) which reduced following the Government’s budget in March from £3,500 to £3,000 by funding the difference with an extra £500 for custo mer orders of the new DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE – BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) for the moment until the end of March.

All purchasers of new full electric vehicles are eligible for Government funding of up to £3,000 towards their purchase, after the Treasury announced it would continue to offer the Plug-in Car Grant until 2022-2023*. This initiative was thought to be ending by the beginning of April 2020, but HM Treasury announced in March it would add a further £403 million for the scheme, though reduce the funding from £3,500 to £3,000 for new car buyers*.

DS Automobiles is pledging to cover the charge-difference to make up the shortfall in funding, by offering its new full electric range with an extra £500 of DS PICG support, on all orders placed before the 31 March 2020.

DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE

DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE is a Premium Compact SUV and powered by a 50kWh battery and a 100kW (136hp) electric motor, has a potential range of 200-miles from a single charge (WLTP test conditions). All DS products are available with the choice of Petrol, Diesel or E-TENSE (the signature label for electrified cars) versions.

DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE

DS Automobiles is also offering its customers of electric cars complimentary servicing and a free POD Point Home Charging Unit with a six-month free subscription to Polar Plus – the UK’s largest public charging network. Around 65% of the Polar Plus charging stations are free to use for subscribers, meaning DS E-TENSE owners have access to electricity from more than 4,500 charging stations around the country.

The Plug-in Car Grant has been in place since 2011 to support the uptake of ultra-low emissions vehicles (ULEVs), and has supported more than 200,000 purchases in the UK, of which 100,000 are zero-emissions vehicles*.

In summary, this portfolio of benefits include:

  • £500 DS PICG (Plug-In Car Grant)
  • 3-year servicing
  • Home charger
  • 6-month’s Polar Subscription

*https://www.gov.uk/government/news/plug-in-vehicle-grants-update-following-todays-budget

ABOUT DS AUTOMOBILES

Driven by the avant-garde spirit and backed by the exceptional heritage of the 1955 DS, DS Automobiles, launched new brand DS in 2015 to embody French luxury savoir-faire in the automotive industry.

DS Automobiles is Groupe PSA’s Premium brand. Designed for customers seeking personal expression and eager for the latest technologies, the second-generation DS models combine refinement and advanced technology. With DS 7 CROSSBACK and DS 3 CROSSBACK Premium SUVs, the DS brand plans for a range of six worldwide vehicles, all offered with electrified versions under the E-TENSE label.

DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE

These models include DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE, a BEV – Battery Electric Vehicle is 100% electric and DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE 4×4, a PHEV – Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle with 300 horsepower and 4-wheel drive with CO2 from 33g/km, benefit from DS savoir-faire acquired with the Formula E Driver and Teams Championship titles in 2018/2019.

For its demanding customers, DS Automobiles has created ‘ONLY YOU, the DS experience’, with its exclusive service program for a unique brand experience. Present in 39 countries, the DS brand has created and is developing an exclusive distribution network that includes DS STORES and DS SALONS throughout the world.

DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE – BEV

Images courtesy of DS AUTOMOBILES

 
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