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Factsheet for measure LU-2022-14/2759 – measures in Luxembourg

Extension of aid for the purchase of an electric vehicle

Prolongation des aides à l'achat d'un véhicule életrique

Country Luxembourg , applies nationwide
Time period Temporary, 01 April 2022 – 31 March 2024
Context Green Transition
Type Legislations or other statutory regulations
Category Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Support for spending, stimulus packages
Author Patrick Thill (LISER) and Eurofound
Measure added 17 August 2022 (updated 09 November 2022)

Background information

The Grand Ducal Regulation of 4 August 2022 renews the aid system which was introduced on 11 May 2020 as part of the "Clever Fueren" program. This system of system of financial had already been renewed in 2021 and 2022 and develops a system introduced by the Grand Ducal regulation of 7 March 2019 introducing financial aid for the promotion of road vehicles with zero or low CO2 emissions.

Content of measure

The aim of “Clever fueren” is to promote pure electric, hydrogen fuel cell motorized vehicles as well as pedal-assisted bicycles and cycles.

The government allocates the following financial aid of:

  • €5,000 (without exceeding 50% of the cost of the vehicle excluding VAT) for the purchase of an electric motor vehicles as well as hydrogen fuel cell vehicles;
  • €8,000 (without exceeding 50% of the cost of the vehicle excluding VAT) for the purchase of an electric motor vehicles as well as hydrogen fuel cell vehicles with seven or more seats, provided that the applicant is part of a household at a least five people.
  • €1,000 (without exceeding 50% of the cost of the vehicle excluding VAT) for the purchase of a new quadricylce, motorbike or electric moped.
  • €600 for the purchase of a new bicycle(without exceeding 50% of the cost of the vehicle excluding VAT).

The total amount foreseen in 2016 for electric vehicles is €5 million for the period from 2018 to 2022.

Use of measure

The financial assistance is intended for all natural persons and all legal persons governed by private law.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Does not apply to workers Applies to all businesses Applies to all citizens

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
National government
National funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role Unknown Unknown
Form Not applicable Not applicable

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • No involvement
  • Main level of involvement: Unknown

Involvement

To my knowledge, there is no involvement of the social partners in the development of this measure.

Views and reactions

I do not find any views on/ reactions to the measure by social partner's. This can be explained because this measure, which has however seen its scope widened and its financial assistance increased, has existed since 2019.

Sources

Citation

Eurofound (2022), Extension of aid for the purchase of an electric vehicle, measure LU-2022-14/2759 (measures in Luxembourg), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/LU-2022-14_2759.html

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