Government EV incentives and grants

EV Grants and Incentives

Discounted Price

You can get a discount on the price of brand new low-emission vehicles through a grant the government gives to vehicle dealerships and manufacturers. You do not need to do anything if you want to buy one of these vehicles - the dealer will include the value of the grant in the vehicle’s price. As of November 2018 the maximum grant available for cars is £3,500.

Home Charger Installation

Zero emission vehicles, as in pure-electric (not hybrid or PHEV) cars, pay zero road tax, saving £140+ a year.

No Road Tax

Zero emission vehicles, as in pure-electric (not hybrid or PHEV) cars, pay zero road tax, saving £140+ a year.

Localised Benefits

Some councils offer localised benefits to residents with Ultra Low Emission Vehicles, such as exemption from Congestion Charge Zones, free parking whilst charging, or free charging whilst parking!