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Lithuania

Capital: Vilnius
Population: 2,794,184
Total land area (km2): 65,300 km2
Passenger cars: 1,430,520
Highway (km): 324 km
Category Description
Registration Tax Benefits

Lithuania - Registration Tax Benefits

Tax reduction - CO2 based tax (electric vehicles and vehicles whose emissions do not exceed 130 g/km CO2 are exempted from the paying motor vehicle registrattion tax)
Local Incentives

Lithuania - Local Incentives

Public tenders for instalation of public electric vehicles charging point; renewal of old and polluting public vehicles by electric transport
Purchase Subsidies

Lithuania - Purchase Subsidies

From 21 april 2020, subsidary for an individual purchases of BEV which is not older than 5 years 2,000 (used)– 4,000 (new )EUR per vehicle (additional 1000 EUR will be paid out for scrapping the old polluting vehicle);  
Ownership Tax Benefits

Lithuania - Ownership Tax Benefits

We have no any annual fees for transport yet
Company Tax Benefits

Lithuania - Company Tax Benefits

vehicles used in economic commercial activities which use alternative fuels in internal combustion engines shall be exempted from the tax on pollution of the environment. EVs also are not subject to this pollution tax.
Other Financial Benefits

Lithuania - Other Financial Benefits

"- BEV free parking in Vilnius and free parking of BEV and PHEV with special EV registration numbers in other cities (Kaunas, Klaipėda, Panevėžys, Šiauliai, Neringa); - Bus lanes for EV (BEV+PHEV) in Vilnius; - Special vehicle registration numbers for EV (EVXXXX and from 2018-04-03 – EXXXXX); - In 2019, a subsidy of EUR 1000 was introduced for persons who provide for the scrapping (recovery) of an old vehicle and the purchase of a less polluting vehicle (powered only by gasoline, gas (natural or liquefied), ethanol, electricity or gasoline, ethanol, electricity; the date for the first registration of such a vehicle in the European Union shall not be earlier than 1 January 2013 and shall not exceed 130 g CO2 / km.);"
Infrastructure Incentives

Lithuania - Infrastructure Incentives

"- Primary electric vehicle charging infrastructure ((25 units) is free of charge (for 5 years from set up) on major national roads has been set up to provide approximately 50 km electric city-to-city connectivity. This infrastructure (in roads of national importance) is designed and developed in accordance with the approved standards of the European Union and allows charging of all types of electric vehicles (three types of access - AC, DC (Combo2) and DC (CHAdeMO)). The information system www.eismoinfo.lt provides information on the type, status and availability of these electric vehicle charging accesses (dynamic data); - By the end of 2020 – 56 units free of charge (for 5 years from set up) primary electric vehicle charging infrastructure in municipalities with more than 25,000 inhabitants (according to their sustainable mobility plans); Also installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at newly constructed and reconstructed residential and non-residential buildings; also planned - at gas stations, buses, railway stations, airport, seaport. It is planned to make the entire infrastructure accessible to all groups of the society (people with disabilities), without additional contracts with operators, and that this infrastructure would provide the necessary data centrally (static and, if possible, dynamic data)."
Announced policy changes

Lithuania - Announced policy changes

"National energy independence strategy – 15% of renewable energy in the total final transport sector energy consumption by 2030; • Targets: At the end of 2019, a GHG emission reduction plan was developed and submitted to the European Commission, setting out new targets and measures: - the aim for 2025 is 10% of yearly purchases* of class M1- will be electric vehicles (EV), and 50% -by 2030; N1 (light commercial vehicles) vehicles with VDV from 2030 will not be registered. (* Purchase Transactions - First registration and re-registration of new and used cars); Many new measures are foreseen in the national climate change plan prepared at the end of 2019 (https://ec.europa.eu/energy/topics/energy-strategy/national-energy-climate-plans_en). A national law (law) is also currently being drafted to regulate the objectives of the alternative fuels and the infrastructure they require, as well as measures for their development and development (https://epilietis.lrv.lt/lt/konsultacijos/viesoji-konsultacija-del-alternatyviu-degalu-istatymo). Motor vehicle registration tax which will be effective as of July 1, 2020,   will apply to vehicles other than EVs with emissions exceeding 130 g/km CO2. It is expected that the registration tax will eventually evolve into annually payable vehicle tax. In the near future (expected in May) financial support is planned for legal entities for the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles and the installation of the necessary infrastructure. Also separate financial subsidies for the purchase of public passenger vehicles will also be provided. "
Procurement

Lithuania - Public procurement

Is planned due to Directive (ES) 2019/1161. The goal is to reach and exceed the set requirements: from 2021-08-02 to 2020-12-31 M1,M2,N1- 60%, N2,N3-8%, M3-80 %/ 40 % > 1 g CO2  g/km; from 2026-01-01 to 2030-12-31 M1,M2,N1- 100%, N2,N3-16%, M3-100 %/ 50 % > 1 g CO2  g/km

Category Description
Registration Tax Benefits

Lithuania - Registration Tax Benefits

Tax reduction - CO2 based tax (electric vehicles and vehicles whose emissions do not exceed 130 g/km CO2 are exempted from the paying motor vehicle registrattion tax)
Local Incentives

Lithuania - Local Incentives

Public tenders for instalation of public electric vehicles charging point; renewal of old and polluting public vehicles by electric transport
Purchase Subsidies

Lithuania - Purchase Subsidies

From 21 april 2020, subsidary for an individual purchases of BEV which is not older than 5 years 2,000 (used)– 4,000 (new )EUR per vehicle (additional 1000 EUR will be paid out for scrapping the old polluting vehicle);  
Ownership Tax Benefits

Lithuania - Ownership Tax Benefits

We have no any annual fees for transport yet
Company Tax Benefits

Lithuania - Company Tax Benefits

vehicles used in economic commercial activities which use alternative fuels in internal combustion engines shall be exempted from the tax on pollution of the environment. EVs also are not subject to this pollution tax.
Other Financial Benefits

Lithuania - Other Financial Benefits

"- BEV free parking in Vilnius and free parking of BEV and PHEV with special EV registration numbers in other cities (Kaunas, Klaipėda, Panevėžys, Šiauliai, Neringa); - Bus lanes for EV (BEV+PHEV) in Vilnius; - Special vehicle registration numbers for EV (EVXXXX and from 2018-04-03 – EXXXXX); - In 2019, a subsidy of EUR 1000 was introduced for persons who provide for the scrapping (recovery) of an old vehicle and the purchase of a less polluting vehicle (powered only by gasoline, gas (natural or liquefied), ethanol, electricity or gasoline, ethanol, electricity; the date for the first registration of such a vehicle in the European Union shall not be earlier than 1 January 2013 and shall not exceed 130 g CO2 / km.);"
Infrastructure Incentives

Lithuania - Infrastructure Incentives

"- Primary electric vehicle charging infrastructure ((25 units) is free of charge (for 5 years from set up) on major national roads has been set up to provide approximately 50 km electric city-to-city connectivity. This infrastructure (in roads of national importance) is designed and developed in accordance with the approved standards of the European Union and allows charging of all types of electric vehicles (three types of access - AC, DC (Combo2) and DC (CHAdeMO)). The information system www.eismoinfo.lt provides information on the type, status and availability of these electric vehicle charging accesses (dynamic data); - By the end of 2020 – 56 units free of charge (for 5 years from set up) primary electric vehicle charging infrastructure in municipalities with more than 25,000 inhabitants (according to their sustainable mobility plans); Also installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at newly constructed and reconstructed residential and non-residential buildings; also planned - at gas stations, buses, railway stations, airport, seaport. It is planned to make the entire infrastructure accessible to all groups of the society (people with disabilities), without additional contracts with operators, and that this infrastructure would provide the necessary data centrally (static and, if possible, dynamic data)."
Announced policy changes

Lithuania - Announced policy changes

"National energy independence strategy – 15% of renewable energy in the total final transport sector energy consumption by 2030; • Targets: At the end of 2019, a GHG emission reduction plan was developed and submitted to the European Commission, setting out new targets and measures: - the aim for 2025 is 10% of yearly purchases* of class M1- will be electric vehicles (EV), and 50% -by 2030; N1 (light commercial vehicles) vehicles with VDV from 2030 will not be registered. (* Purchase Transactions - First registration and re-registration of new and used cars); Many new measures are foreseen in the national climate change plan prepared at the end of 2019 (https://ec.europa.eu/energy/topics/energy-strategy/national-energy-climate-plans_en). A national law (law) is also currently being drafted to regulate the objectives of the alternative fuels and the infrastructure they require, as well as measures for their development and development (https://epilietis.lrv.lt/lt/konsultacijos/viesoji-konsultacija-del-alternatyviu-degalu-istatymo). Motor vehicle registration tax which will be effective as of July 1, 2020,   will apply to vehicles other than EVs with emissions exceeding 130 g/km CO2. It is expected that the registration tax will eventually evolve into annually payable vehicle tax. In the near future (expected in May) financial support is planned for legal entities for the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles and the installation of the necessary infrastructure. Also separate financial subsidies for the purchase of public passenger vehicles will also be provided. "
Procurement

Lithuania - Public procurement

Is planned due to Directive (ES) 2019/1161. The goal is to reach and exceed the set requirements: from 2021-08-02 to 2020-12-31 M1,M2,N1- 60%, N2,N3-8%, M3-80 %/ 40 % > 1 g CO2  g/km; from 2026-01-01 to 2030-12-31 M1,M2,N1- 100%, N2,N3-16%, M3-100 %/ 50 % > 1 g CO2  g/km