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Plug-in Car or Van Grants

The UK government provide grants towards the cost of a new electric car or van providing it meets a certain criteria.

The grant covers:

  • 35% of the cost of a car, up to a maximum of £2,500 depending on the emissions category the car comes under.
  • 20% of the cost of a van, up to a maximum of £8,000.
  • 20% of the cost of a taxi, up to a maximum of £7,500.

Am I eligible?

The grant you can get depends on the type of car you wish to buy.

The government has four categories:

Category

CO2 emissions

Zero emission range

Grant

Maximum grant

1

Under 50g/km

At least 70 miles

35% of cost

£4,500

1 (taxi)

Under 50g/km

At least 70 miles

20% of cost

£7,500

2

Under 50g/km

At least 10 miles

35% of cost

£2,500

3

50 to 75g/km

At least 20 miles

35% of cost

£2,500

Van

Under 75g/km

At least 10 miles

20% of cost

£8,000

Exemptions

You cannot get a grant for:

  • Secondhand vehicles.
  • Category 2 or 3 vehicles with a recommended retail price of over £60,000 and over.

How to Claim

There is no application process for getting a government grant for your EV. The grant will be automatically applied for by a member of our team.