The UK Government has a plug-in car grant for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV). Designed to encourage the uptake of electric vehicles in the UK, the grant offers a discount on the purchase price of a brand new eligible plug-in vehicle.
How much is the Plug-in Car Grant?
The Plug-in Car Grant amount varies by vehicle type:
How does the government’s electric car grant work?
The Government puts a sum of money towards the purchase of zero-emissions vehicles, creating a cash incentive for buyers to switch to EVs.
This incentive along with higher taxes for newer diesel cars has been put in place to aid the country to achieve its targets for cutting CO2 emissions.
How long can I get the Plug-in Car Grant for?
The Plug-in Car Grant has been renewed and is now scheduled to come to an end in the 2022-23 financial year.