Belgium

Summary

    Title: 
    Belgium
    Capital: 
    Brussels
    Population: 
    11.259.000
    Gross Domestic Product (in billion EUR) : 
    € 524,62
    Total land area (km2): 
    30.510 km2
    Passenger cars: 
    5.493.000
    Highway (km): 
    1.763 km
    Gross Domestic Product Capita (in EUR): 
    € 46.596

    Country details

    Belgium is currently developing a national policy framework regarding alternative transport fuels (electricity, CNG/LNG, hydrogen), as stipulated in the Directive 2014/94 on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure. The national policy framework will be communicated to the European Commission, at the latest on 18 November 2016.

    The Regions of Belgium (i.e. Flemish Region, Walloon Region & Brussels-Capital Region) are competent for most aspects of the Directive (focus on infrastructure). The Federal Public Service of Economy and the Federal Public Service of Mobility & Transport (federal government of Belgium) are coordinating the national concertation and development of the Belgian policy framework.

    The contact persons for the federal & regional governments in Belgium are:

     

    More detailed information will follow in the months to come.

    PEV (M1) market share in Belgium

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    PEV (M1) new registrations in Belgium

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    Top 5 bestselling PEV models (M1) in Belgium

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    CNG (M1) market share in Belgium

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    CNG (M1) new registrations in Belgium

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    Country incentives Belgium

    Incentive category Description
    Purchase Subsidies

     4.000€ grant in Flanders

    Registration Tax Benefits

    Electric and plug‐in hybrid vehicles vehicles are exempt from registration tax in Flanders.

    Ownership Tax Benefits

    Electric vehicles pay the lowest rate of tax under the annual circulation tax in all three regions.
    (74 € instead of 1.900 €)

    Company Tax Benefits

    The deductibility from corporate income of expenses related to the use of company cars is 120% for zero‐emissions vehicles and 100% for vehicles emitting between 1 and 60 g/km of CO 2.

    Above 60 g/km, the deductibility rate decreases gradually from 90% to 50%.

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