TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty has rolled out a rebate plan he hopes will lead to more green vehicles cruising Ontario roads.

The plan will give buyers of plug-in hybrids and battery electric cars rebates between $4,000 and $10,000.

The rebate will apply to vehicles purchased after July 1, 2010 and is part of a plan to have one out of every 20 cars driven in Ontario be electric by 2020.

McGuinty, speaking at a Toronto car dealership, said green vehicles will also get special licence plates so they can use carpool lanes - even with one person in the car.

Electric vehicle drivers will also have access to public charging facilities and parking at Ontario government and GO Transit stations.

The plan will also see Ontario add 500 electric vehicles to the public service fleet.

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