Low emission vehicles that have been approved by the government are eligible for a grant. A percentage of the purchase price up to a maximum monetary amount will be applied by the dealer to the prices' of brand new vehicles.
The amounts and criteria for eligibility can be seen below:
|Category||Minimum Weight (kg)||Maximum Weight (kg)||Minimum CO2 (g/km)||Maximum CO2 (g/km)||Minimum Range (miles)||Purchase price discount (%)||Maximum Grant Amount (£)|
|CategorySmall Vans||Minimum Weightkg—||Maximum Weightkg2500||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km49||Minimum Rangemiles60.0||Purchase price discount%35||Maximum Grant Amount£2,500.00|
|CategoryLarge Vans||Minimum Weightkg2500||Maximum Weightkg4250||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km49||Minimum Rangemiles60.0||Purchase price discount%35||Maximum Grant Amount£5,000.00|
|CategorySmall Trucks||Minimum Weightkg4250||Maximum Weightkg12000||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km50% Euro6 equiv||Minimum Rangemiles60.0||Purchase price discount%20||Maximum Grant Amount£16,000.00|
|CategoryLarge Trucks||Minimum Weightkg12000||Maximum Weightkg—||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km50% Euro6 equiv||Minimum Rangemiles60.0||Purchase price discount%20||Maximum Grant Amount£25,000.00|
|CategoryWheelchair Accessible Vehicles||Minimum Weightkg—||Maximum Weightkg—||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km0||Minimum Rangemiles70.0||Purchase price discount%35||Maximum Grant Amount£2,500.00|
|CategoryMopeds||Minimum Weightkg—||Maximum Weightkg—||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km0||Minimum Rangemiles19.0||Purchase price discount%35||Maximum Grant Amount£150.00|
|CategoryMotorcycles||Minimum Weightkg—||Maximum Weightkg—||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km0||Minimum Rangemiles31.0||Purchase price discount%35||Maximum Grant Amount£500.00|
|CategoryTaxis||Minimum Weightkg—||Maximum Weightkg—||Minimum CO2g/km0||Maximum CO2g/km49||Minimum Rangemiles70.0||Purchase price discount%20||Maximum Grant Amount£7,500.00|
Futher information and frequently asked questions regarding the plug-in grant changes for cars can be found on the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) website.