Guidance

Plug-in car grants: changes to grant level March 2016

New plug-in grant rates for cars from March 2016.

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New plug-in car grant levels from March 2016

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Details

From March 1 2016, 2 grant rates will be available.

‘Category 1’ cars with a zero emission range of over 70 miles will receive a grant of £4,500.

‘Category 2 and 3’ cars with a shorter zero emission range, such as plug-in hybrid vehicles with a petrol or diesel engine, will receive £2,500.

This guidance gives details of the new rates and which vehicles will be in which category.

Published 21 December 2015
Last updated 22 February 2016 + show all updates
  1. Update on availability of £5,000 plug-in car grants from certain manufacturers, prior to the grant level change planned for 1 March.
  2. Update on availability of £5,000 plug-in car grants from certain manufacturers, prior to the grant level change planned for 1 March.
  3. Update to new plug-in car grant levels from March 2016.
  4. First published.