United Kingdom

Summary

    Title: 
    United Kingdom
    Capital: 
    London
    Population: 
    65.081.000
    Gross Domestic Product (in billion EUR) : 
    € 2.927,95
    Total land area (km2): 
    244.820 km2
    Passenger cars: 
    28.500.000
    Highway (km): 
    3.555 km
    Gross Domestic Product Capita (in EUR): 
    € 44.989

    PEV (M1) market share in United Kingdom

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    PEV (M1) new registrations in United Kingdom

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    CNG (M1) market share in United Kingdom

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    CNG (M1) new registrations in United Kingdom

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    Country incentives United Kingdom

    Incentive category Description
    Purchase Subsidies

    - Vehicles with a zero-emission range of at least 70 miles (110 km) (category 1), including hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, get a full GB£4,500 (US$6,700) grant
    - But plug-in hybrids (categories 2 and 3) costing under GB£60,000 (US$90,000) receive a grant of GB£2,500 (US$3,725)
    - Motorcycles with CO2 emissions of 0g/km and an electric range of at least 19 miles receive a grant of up £1,500.

    Registration Tax Benefits

    From April 2017, there is a tax exemption for zero emission vehicles valued £40,000 or less. Low emission vehicles pay reduced tax rates.

    Ownership Tax Benefits

    From April 2017, zero emission vehicles valued £40,000 or less are exempt from the annual tax.

    Company Tax Benefits

    EV's pay reduced company car tax rates.
    Tax benefits for businesses installing charging infrastructure through a 100% first year allowance (FYA) for expenditure incurred on electric vehicle chargepoint equipment.
     

    Local Incentives

    - EVs exempt from London congestion zone charge.

    - Local incentives such as free parking are decided at local level.

    Infrastructure Incentives

    - £500 incentive for installing a dedicated home charging station.
    - Up to 75% (capped at £7500) towards the cost of installing an on-street residential chargepoint in areas without off-street parking.