Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 22nd January 2015.

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Photo of Sharon Hodgson Sharon Hodgson Shadow Minister (Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many ultra low emission vehicles of what models have been registered under the Plug-in Car Grant.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

17601 plug-in car grant payments have been made between the start of the scheme and 31 December 2014.

These were for the following models:

Manufacturer

Model

No. of claims paid

Nissan

Leaf

6398

Mitsubishi

Outlander

4354

Toyota

Plug-in Prius

1206

Vauxhall

Ampera

1139

Renault

Zoe

873

BMW

i3 REV

624

BMW

i3 BEV

535

Tesla

Model S

515

Peugeot

iOn

343

Mercedes

Smart Fortwo

268

Mitsubishi

i-Miev

206

BMW

i8

194

Citroen

C-Zero

193

Porsche

Panamera

191

Volvo

v60

177

Chevrolet

Volt

130

VW

e-Up

89

Renault

Fluence

82

VW

e-Golf

46

Audi

E-tron

37

MIA

Mia

1

The total number of PICG claims to end December 2014 is 22125. The difference between this figure, and the total payments figure above, represents claims currently being processed in the system.

The Department for Transport also publishes registration data per model. The latest annual data is available here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/veh01-vehicles-registered-for-the-first-time

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