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Around High Wycombe, Beaconsfield and Surrounding Towns


OLEV approved installers

 

Low-emission vehicles eligible for a plug-in grant

You can get a discount on the price of brand new low-emission vehicles through a grant the government gives to vehicle dealerships and manufacturers.

You do not need to do anything if you want to buy one of these vehicles - the dealer will include the value of the grant in the vehicle’s price.

The maximum grant available for cars is £3,500.
Vehicles eligible for a grant

The amount of the grant depends on which category the vehicle is in. The 5 categories are:

cars
vans
motorcycles
mopeds
taxis

Not all low-emission vehicles will get a grant. Only vehicles that have been approved by the government are eligible for a grant.
Cars (previously ‘category 1’)

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

Audi e-tron
BMW i3 and i3s
BYD e6
Citroen CZero
Hyundai IONIQ Electric
Hyundai KONA Electric
Jaguar I-PACE
Kia e-Niro
Kia Soul EV
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive
Nissan e-NV200 (5-seater and 7-seater)
Nissan LEAF
Peugeot iON
Renault ZOE
Smart EQ fortwo
Smart EQ forfour
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model X
Toyota Mirai
Volkswagen e-up!
Volkswagen e-Golf

The grant will pay for 35% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £3,500.
Motorcycles

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

Askoll eS3
Askoll eSpro 70
BMW C evolution
Eccity 125
Eccity 125+
Energica Ego
Energica Eva
Scutum Silence S02
Torrot Muvi
Vmoto 100
Vmoto 120
Zero Motorcycles (all models)

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:

Askoll eS1
Askoll eS2
Askoll eSpro 45
NIU M-Series
NIU N-Series
Torrot Muvi City
UGBEST e-City
Vespa Elettrica
Vmoto Super Soco TC
Vmoto Super Soco TS1200R

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

These vehicles have CO2 emissions of less than 75g/km and can travel at least 16km (10 miles) without any emissions at all:

BD Otomotiv eTraffic
BD Otomotiv eDucato
Citroen Berlingo
Mitsubishi Outlander Commercial
Nissan e-NV200 (cargo van)
Peugeot ePartner
Renault Kangoo ZE
Renault Master ZE
LDV EV80 van
LDV EV80 chassis cab

The grant will pay for 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £8,000.
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:

LEVC TX

The grant will pay for 20% of the purchase price for these vehicles, up to a maximum of £7,500.
Electric and hybrid vehicles that are not eligible

Category 2 and 3 cars are not eligible for a plug-in grant.

You can get up to £500 (including VAT) off the cost of installing a charger at home for these cars through the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme.
Category 2 cars

These vehicles have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 16km (10 miles) without any emissions at all:

Audi A3 e-tron
Audi Q7
BMW 225xe
BMW 330e
BMW 530e
BMW i8
Hyundai IONIQ PHEV
Kia Niro PHEV
Kia Optima PHEV
Mercedes-Benz C350 e (with 17 inch rear wheels)
Mercedes-Benz E350 e SE
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (except Commercial)
Toyota Prius Plug-in
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Passat GTE
Volvo S90 Twin Engine
Volvo V60 D5 Twin Engine
Volvo V60 D6 Twin Engine
Volvo V90 Twin Engine
Volvo XC60 Twin Engine

Category 3 cars

These vehicles have CO2 emissions of 50 to 75g/km and can travel at least 32km (20 miles) without any emissions at all:

Mercedes-Benz S500 Hybrid
Mercedes-Benz E350 e AMG Line
MINI Countryman PHEV
Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid
Range Rover P400e
Range Rover Sport P400e