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Electric Car Grants

Plug-in Van Grant (PIVG)

Some vans can be sold at a 35% discount.

Small vans

The maximum discount available for some small vans is £2,500.

To be eligible for a grant, the vehicle must:

• be less than 2,500 kilogrammes (kg) gross vehicle weight

• have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km

• be able to travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions

Large vans

The maximum discount available for some large vans is £5,000.

To be eligible for a grant, the vehicle must:

• be between 2,500kg and 4,250kg gross vehicle weight

• have CO2 emissions of less than 50g/km

• be able to travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions

Trucks

Some trucks can be sold at a 20% discount. The seller will include the discount in the purchase price.

Small trucks

The maximum discount available for some small trucks is £16,000.

These vehicles are sometimes called N2 vehicles.

To be eligible for a grant, the vehicle must:

• be between 4,250kg and 12,000kg gross weight

• have CO2 emissions of at least 50% less than the equivalent conventional Euro VI vehicle that can carry the same capacity

• be able to travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions

Large trucks

The maximum discount available for some large trucks is £25,000.

These vehicles are sometimes called N3 vehicles.

To be eligible for a grant, the vehicle must:

• be heavier than 12,000kg

• have CO2 emissions of at least 50% less than the equivalent conventional Euro VI vehicle that can carry the same capacity

• be able to travel at least 96km (60 miles) without any emissions

Grant for a vehicle charger

The following grants are available towards the installation of EV chargepoints and infrastructure: