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Germany Reverses Decision To Remove Tesla Model S From Incentives-Eligible Vehicle List

March 30th, 2018 | by James Ayre

In December 2017, the German Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Controls (BAFA) removed Tesla's electric vehicles from a list of models eligible for the country's relevant purchase incentives. The reason for the removal of Tesla's offerings was the allegation that the base version of the Model S couldn't actually be purchased in the country — and thus that the company wasn't offering a Model S below the €60,000 (~$74,000) price limit of the electric vehicle (EV) incentives program


Germany Removes Tesla Model S From EV Incentive Eligibility List, Says It’s Impossible To Order Just Base Version

December 2nd, 2017 | by James Ayre

The government body in Germany responsible for regulating the country's electric vehicle incentives program has removed the Tesla Model S from the list of cars eligible to receive a rebate, the company has revealed.  The reason given is apparently that it's "not possible" to order the base version of the Tesla Model S without adding extra features — thereby making the base price of the model effectively over €60,000 and thus making the model ineligible for the subsidy program



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