A record number of U.K. car buyers are opting for ultra-low-emissions vehicles. The Go Ultra Low organization, a joint initiative by government and the U.K. automotive industry, says figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show more than 41% of all alternatively fueled cars registered in the first quarter of 2015 qualified for the government’s plug-in car grant, up from 13% a year earlier. In the first quarter, 8,573 passenger vehicles with carbon-dioxide ...

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