The decree published Tuesday also ratifies “the suspension of the assistance system for leasing electric cars”, announced Monday by the Elysée.
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The ecological bonus for the purchase of an electric vehicle will increase from 5,000 to 4,000 euros for the wealthiest French people, according to a decree published Tuesday February 13 in Official newspaper. It will come into force on Wednesday. The text also confirms “the suspension of the electric car leasing assistance system”announced Monday by the Elysée.
At the end of December, the government declared that it was considering lowering the ecological bonus for households “deciles 6 to 10”but that this bonus would remain at 7,000 euros (5,000 euros and the increase already in force of 2,000 euros) for half with the lowest incomes.
An increase in aid for used electric cars
The decree also specifies “reduce by 1,000 euros the maximum amount of the ecological bonus applicable to the acquisition of new vans for legal entities” And “removes the ecological bonus applicable to the acquisition of new passenger cars for legal entities. Is also “removed the ecological bonus for used passenger cars and vans”. Furthermore, the decree “increases by 1,000 euros the amount of aid for electric car leasing for used passenger cars”.