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Govt Calls New HUF 3 bn Tender for Electric Car Subsidies

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.06.14.

The government has called a new 3 billion forint (EUR 8.6m) tender for subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles from Monday, Attila Steiner, state secretary for energy and climate policy of the Innovation and Technology Ministry, said on Monday.

Private individuals resident in Hungary can apply for subsidies for one EV and civil organisations and higher education institutions based in the country can request subsidies for five vehicles. The subsidies are capped at 1.5 million forints or 2.5 million forints depending on the vehicles’ size and price.

Gov't Expands Electric Car Subsidy Scheme After Successful First Scheme
Gov't Expands Electric Car Subsidy Scheme After Successful First Scheme

Given the success of the 5 billion forints (EUR 14m) subsidy scheme for electric vehicle purchases, the government has decided to expand the programme, with an extra 882 million forints now available for bids that meet the various criteria, László Palkovics, the minister of innovation and technology, told MTI on Saturday. As well as private […]Continue reading

Last year, the government awarded close to 5.9 billion forints in subsidies for the purchase of EVs.

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