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Q:

What is the plug-in car grant?

A:

The plug in car grant takes the form of a £2,500 government contribution towards the cost of an electric car, if it meets certain conditions.

Not all electric or hybrid vehicles are eligible for a grant - only vehicles that have been approved by the Government. Models that cost more than £35,000 are excluded. 

Most manufacturers apply the grant to the published purchase price, although it is not included in P11D calculations.

Eligible cars

These vehicles have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 70 miles without any CO2 emissions at all:

  • Citroen ë-C4 – Sense Plus
  • Citroen ë-C4 – Shine
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Prestige
  • DS 3 Crossback E-Tense – Performance Line
  • Honda e
  • Hyundai IONIQ Electric – Premium
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – SE Connect
  • Hyundai KONA Electric (39kWh) – Premium
  • Kia e-Niro (39kWh) - 2
  • Mazda MX-30
  • MG MG5 EV
  • MG ZS EV
  • MINI Electric – Level 1
  • MINI Electric – Level 2
  • MINI Electric – Level 3
  • Nissan e-NV200 (5 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan e-NV200 (7 Seater) – Visia
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – Acenta
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – N-Connecta
  • Nissan Leaf (40kWh) – Tekna
  • Peugeot e-208
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Active Premium
  • Peugeot e-2008 – Allure
  • Renault ZOE
  • SEAT Mii electric
  • Skoda Citigo-e iV
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Loft
  • Skoda ENYAQ iV 60 Nav – Lodge
  • Smart EQ fortwo
  • Smart EQ forfour
  • Vauxhall Corsa-e
  • Vauxhall Mokka-e – SE Nav Premium
  • Volkswagen e-Golf
  • Volkswagen e-up!
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro (58kWh 145PS) – Life
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance (58kWh 204PS) – Life

To be eligible for the grant, cars must cost less than £35,000. This is the recommended retail price (RRP), and includes VAT and delivery fees.

The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £2,500.

Motorcycles

These vehicles have no CO2 emissions and can travel at least 50km (31 miles) between charges:

  • Artisan ES1-Pro
  • Artisan EV0 Monster
  • Askoll eS3
  • Askoll eSpro 70
  • BMW C evolution
  • Eccity 125
  • Eccity 125+
  • Eccity Model3
  • EcoNeco Revival
  • Ecooter E1R
  • Ecooter E2
  • Harley-Davidson LiveWire
  • Horwin CR6
  • Horwin EK3
  • NIU NQi GT Pro Cargo
  • NIU NQi GTS Pro
  • NIU NQi GTS Sport
  • Rieju NUUK
  • Scutum Silence S02
  • Sunra Robo-S
  • THELMOCO Ultra
  • Torrot Muvi
  • Vmoto 100
  • Vmoto 120
  • Vmoto Super Soco CPX
  • Vmoto Super Soco TC Max
  • Zero Motorcycles (all models)
  • Zride Tiger X

The grant will pay for 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £1,500.

Mopeds

These vehicles have no CO2 emissions and can travel at least 30km (19 miles) between charges:

  • Artisan EV2000 
  • Artisan JS2A
  • Artisan P2 Utility
  • Askoll eS1
  • Askoll eS2
  • Askoll eSpro 45
  • Bloova Delivery
  • Bloova Retro
  • Ecooter E1S
  • GOVECS GO! T
  • Kollter ES1
  • Lexmoto Cypher 1500 
  • Lexmoto G5
  • Lexmoto Impulse
  • Lexmoto S-Like 
  • NIU M-Series
  • NIU M+
  • NIU N-Cargo
  • NIU N-Series
  • NIU NGT
  • NIU NQi Pro
  • NIU U-Series
  • NIU UQi GT Pro
  • Peugeot e-Ludix
  • Rieju NUUK
  • THELMOCO Senda
  • THELMOCO X-Tra
  • THELMOCO Zen
  • Torrot Muvi City
  • UBCO 2x2 ADV
  • UGBEST e-City
  • Vespa Elettrica
  • Vmoto Super Soco CUX
  • Vmoto Super Soco TC
  • Vmoto Super Soco TS1200R
  • Vmoto Super Soco TSX

The grant will pay for 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £1,500.

Small vans

These vehicles have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions at all:

  • Maxus eDeliver 3 (short wheel base variants)
  • Nissan e-NV200
  • Renault Kangoo ZE
  • Renault Zoe Van

Fleets will receive 35% of the purchase price for small vans, up to a maximum of £3,000 and 20% of the purchase price for a large van, up to a maximum of £6,000.

Large vans

These vehicles have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions at all:

  • BD Auto eTraffic
  • BD Auto eDucato (3.5 tonnes)
  • Citroen e-Dispatch
  • LEVC VN5
  • MAN eTGE
  • Maxus eDeliver 3 
  • Maxus eDeliver 9
  • Mercedes-Benz eVito
  • Mercedes eSprinter
  • Peugeot e-Expert
  • Renault Master ZE
  • Renault Trucks Master ZE
  • Vauxhall Vivaro-e
  • Volkswagen ABT e-Transporter
  • LDV EV80

The grant will pay for 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £6,000.

Taxis

These vehicles are purpose-built taxis and have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 112km (70 miles) without any emissions at all:

  • Dynamo Taxi
  • LEVC TX

The grant will pay for 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £7,500.

Trucks

These vehicles have CO2 emissions of at least 50% less than the equivalent conventional Euro VI vehicle that can carry the same capacity. They can travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions at all:

  • BD Auto eDucato (4.25 tonnes)
  • FUSO eCanter
  • Paneltex Z75

The plug-in truck grant covers 20% of the purchase price, up to a maximum of £16,000. It will be available for the first 250 orders placed. 

Grants at the £16,000 rate are also limited to 10 per customer. After the 250-order limit is reached, a maximum grant rate of £6,000 will apply.

Source: Gov.uk

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