Will aid for the purchase of more efficient vehicles


Headquarters of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness

The minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, has revealed in the Congress of Deputies are preparing new grants to buy new vehicles. What you previously knew as Plan PIVE will be integrated within the Plan MOVEA, specializing in alternative energies.

During the eight editions of the Plan PIVE is injected 1.115 million euros, which are supposed to be fully recovered by the increased revenue in taxes (IVA and IM) and the increase of the economic activity of the sector of the distribution, advertising, factories, etc

The objective of the aid is to facilitate the purchase of low-emission vehicle and alternative, but unlike other occasions, it is less likely that the beneficiaries are vehicles with gasoline or diesel conventional (especially the latter). The Euro 6 legislation is already helping to lower pollution, and Euro 6c will more effectively.


Portal Plan MOVEA

In the last edition of the PIVE the Government provided 750 euros per transaction, while for the MOVEA the maximum aid amounted to € 5,500. The difference lies in that electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids have a remarkable premium on conventional vehicles.

The aid will arrive in the last quarter, after the approval of the PGE

De Guindos spoke of a budget of 50 million euros, added to which are 16.6 million for the MOVEA. The strongest candidate to be funded will be hybrid, plug-in hybrids, electric, hydrogen and gas-powered (CNG and LPG). Are the cleaner vehicles for sale.

Plan PIVE, 2000E and LIVES focused on the renewal of the fleet in general by the fall of the enrolment and almost half of the best years (2006-2007). This time the goal is not to promote a renewal of the park in general, but to increase its efficiency.


liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is gaining ground in spite of the practical absence of aid because the price difference is small with respect to gasoline or diesel

Especially will be noticed in the enrolment of electric models, which are heavily dependent on aid. In fact, some manufacturers have made commercial efforts equivalent to the support for not having a slowdown of sales in models of price-sensitive, as can be the Renault ZOE.

first edition of the MOVEA had a budget of 17 million euros, in which not only funded the purchase of vehicles, but the necessary infrastructure such as recharging points. The budget is not exhausted, since not all the applicants met the requirements.

The Spanish market is already aligned after years of crisis and does not need aid for the promotion of the enrolment of conventional vehicles, even if they have emissions certified low (less than 120 grams of CO2/km and Euro 6 legislation). The alternative does need help.


In the medium term the electric will not be so dependent on subsidies

The experience in several european countries we show that, when there are sufficient incentives, the public tends to be passed on to new technologies that are more efficient, more ecological and more economic. Yes, the initial investment stops many operations, even if it is finished recovering.

manufacturers continue to reduce the prices of new technologies as they meet economies of scale -the electric ones are a good example – but in the meantime will continue to be a decisive part of the Administration. Compared with the european average, we are a little bit country pointer in that direction: Norway, Holland, and France marked the path to follow.

once that is secured the budget item in the PGE, which are pending now in the Courts, the Government perfilará your proposal and we will know the conditions: how much money, in what categories, with what criteria, delivering or not used vehicle, etc what Problem? Those who expect to aid dilatarán your purchases, you will notice little in the overall.