#1 cleantech news, reviews, & analysis site in the world. Support our work today. The future is now.


Browsing the "Germany EV subsidies" Tag

Tesla Steps In As Model S Buyers Retroactively Lose €4,000 “Green Bonus” In Germany

July 19th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

The German Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) retroactively reversed a €4,000 environmental bonus that many Tesla Model S buyers had already received, based on a technicality. At the heart of the matter is a stipulation in the Guideline on the Promotion of Sales of Electric Vehicles that mandates that the base model of vehicles eligible for the environmental subsidy must be available for customers to purchase for under €60,000. They have to be able to take delivery of such a trim in order to be eligible for the bonus



Back to Top ↑