Interactive map: Electric vehicle purchase incentives per country in Europe (2020 update)

This map demonstrates the correlation between the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and the availability of purchase incentives to stimulate ECV sales (in 2020) for each of the 27 member states of the European Union and the United Kingdom.



Key observations

  • Purchase incentives for electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs), and especially their monetary value, still differ greatly across the European Union.
     
  • 20 EU member states now offer purchase incentives (such as bonus payments or premiums) to buyers of electric vehicles.
  • ​7 countries do not provide any purchase incentives for electric cars:
    • Belgium (3.2% ECV market share)
    • Bulgaria (0.6% ECV market share)
    • Cyprus (n/a)
    • Denmark (4.2% ECV market share)
    • Latvia (0.5% ECV market share)
    • Lithuania (0.4% ECV market share)
    • Malta (n/a)
       
  • A comprehensive overview of all stimuli for electrically-chargeable cars can be found here.

Note: 2020 data, covering passenger cars

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