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Electric driving for everyone

The UK government is committed to helping people and businesses embrace electric driving technology. There are grants and incentives for your car, your home charging point and even your business to help you make the switch.

For your car

Plug-in car grant (£2,500 off the purchase price)

Vehicles that have CO2 emissions of zero g/km (while driving) and have a purchase price of less than £35,000 (RRP) may be eligible for the Government’s OZEV Plug-In Grant¹.

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Road Tax (VED) savings

Fully electric cars are currently exempt from paying VED. Plug-in hybrids (less than 51/km of CO2) are currently exempt from paying first year VED. Plug-in hybrids pay a reduced rate for subsequent years. (Correct as of the in the 21/22 tax year).

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For your home

Home grant (£350 towards the installation of a home wall box)

You may be eligible to receive a contribution towards the cost and installation (up to a maximum of £350) of a home wall box with the government’s Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS)². To qualify, you must for example, under the current terms:
• Use an OZEV-approved wall box and installer, like Pod point
• Own the vehicle for minimum of 6 months
• Have bought an Office for Zero Emission Vehicles OZEV
Approved fully electric or plug-in hybrid car after 1st September 2014. For the latest information about eligible Audi vehicles please speak to your local centre.
• Have off-street parking available at home.
• Use an OZEV-approved installer, like Pod Point.

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Installing a wall box

Our recommended wall box supplier, Pod Point, are OZEV-approved, and can help you choose a home wall box unit. They will manage the process of applying for a government grant on your behalf.

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Scottish incentive (£300 additional funding towards a home wall box)

For addresses in Scotland, the Energy Saving Trust is currently offering up to £300 further funding, on top of the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme. Eligible customers will need to complete a short application form and provide documentation before the installation is carried out. Further information as well as T&Cs and eligibility criteria can be found on the Energy Savings Trust website.

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For your business

Lower Benefit In Kind

Company Car Drivers receive lower Benefit in Kind (BiK) tax on plug-in hybrid and fully electric vehicles. This is currently set at 1% in 21/22 tax year and then 2% in 22/23.

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BIK exemption on charging at work

Drivers of electric vehicles will not incur a BIK charge for the electricity used at work to charge their car.

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For company car drivers

Lower Benefit In Kind

Company Car Drivers receive lower Benefit in Kind (BiK) tax on plug-in hybrid and fully electric vehicles. This is currently set at 1% in 21/22 tax year and then 2% in 22/23.

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BIK exemption on charging at work

Drivers of electric vehicles will not incur a BIK charge for the electricity used at work to charge their car.

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Contact your local Audi Centre, at Bridgend, Swansea or Neyland.

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