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Incentives and Legislation

Incentives and legislation that aim to increase uptake of alternative fuels vehicles and infrastructure. 

If you know of other national or local incentives that should be included in this section, please send us an email and let us know.

Registration tax benefits

Vehicles with emissions less than 120 g/km of CO2 per kilometer are exempt from paying registration taxes.

Ownership tax benefits

Minimum rate for vehicles emitting < 120 g/km CO2.

Purchase subsidies

-Up to €12,000 to scrap and replace with a vehicle emitting < 50g CO2/km
and costing ≤ €80,000.
-Up to €19,000 to buy a BEV (≤ €80,000) + €1,000 to scrap an old car.
-Up to €100,000 for e-buses.
€20,000 for e-trucks