Plug-in van grant: technical eligibility

Technical eligibility criteria for the plug-in van grant scheme for manufacturers.



This guidance is for manufacturers of plug-in vans. It explains

  • the technical criteria that vans must meet to be eligible for the plug-in grant scheme
  • how to register a vehicle to be eligible under the scheme

For a list of eligible vans and information about buying one see the plug-in cars and vans page.

Published 5 November 2012
Last updated 24 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. Guidance updated to cover N2 and N3 category vans.
  2. Updated to explain that vehicles which have already received the plug-in van grant will not be eligible for enhanced capital allowances
  3. Latest Plug-in Car Grant scheme claims until 31 December 2013 released.
  4. Latest Plug-in Van Grant scheme claims until 30 September 2013 released.
  5. First published.