BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany unveiled sweeping incentives for cheap E-cars, provides a boost-Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE– ) electric and push, while the sanctioning of heavy Sport utility vehicles (SUVs) with the new new new new new other features are scaled, and taxes on environmental polluting combustion-engined cars.
FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen E-Golf electric car is displayed at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 18. February, by the year 2020. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/file photo
Buyer incentives for passenger cars, as well as a reduction in the value added tax (VAT) from 16% to 19% and were considered to be part of a 130 billion euro ($145.74 billion) stimulus, but analysts said it would not be sufficient to significantly strengthen the demand for cars.
“The reduction, or the RUN will be much of an impetus,” said Peter foot, a partner at ernst & young, adding that electric cars are still too much of a niche product, lifting the overall market.
Germany and included a 6,000-euro incentive for battery-electric vehicles, of less than 40,000 euros, which the consumer is included in incentive for electric cars to 9,000 euros for the once – € 3,000, manufacturer scholarship. [nL8N2DH2E8]
According to Germany’s Federal office for economy and export markets, BAFA, the cars entitled to the full subsidy of the BMW i3, Hyundai, Ioniq and Kona models, Kia Nero, Peugeot include-electric, 208 and Renault Zoe and the Tesla model 3.
VW is a mass-market push for the album cover-art ID3 model, which costs less than 40,000 Euro is preparing.
Tesla’s Model S and the Mercedes-EQC are eligible for subsidies, but not for the full amount.
Electric cars from only 1.8% of new car registrations in Germany last year.
Germany is the revision of the vehicle tax. From January 2021 onwards, cars with emissions of more than 95 grams of CO2 per Kilometer, with higher charges.
The average vehicle emissions, or a new car in Germany last year, and it was 150.9 grams of CO2 per kilometer. Due to the popularity, or the SUVs, the average emissions of new cars rose to 154.8 grams per kilometre in may.
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Reporting by Markus Wacket in Berlin and Edward Taylor in Frankfurt; Additional reporting by Jan Schwartz in Hamburg; editing by Michelle Martin