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European schemes: How they work

  • Publishers call for scrappage scheme
  • Motoring titles unite
  • Sign Downing St petition
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Austria
Criteria: Cars over 13 years old
Incentive: 1500 to purchase a new car with Euro 4 as minimum engine specification
Boost to market: 30,000 estimated

France
Criteria: Cars over 10 years old
Incentive: 1,000-2,000 to purchase a new car which is less than 160 g/km
Boost to market: 220,000

Germany
Criteria: Cars over nine years old
Incentive: 2,500 to purchase a car up to 12 months old with Euro 4 as minimum engine specification
Boost to market: 400,000

Greece
Criteria: No age limit
Incentive: 400-800 to scrap vehicle plus 1,500-3,400 if purchase a new vehicle.
Boost to market: 20,000 estimated

Italy
Criteria: Cars over 10 years old
Incentive: 1500 to purchase a car which is at least Euro 4 engine specification and emits less than 140g/km for petrol and 130 g/km for diesel.
Boost to market: 200,000

Portugal
Criteria: Cars over 10 years old
Incentive: 1000-1250 for a car which emits less than 140 g/km.
Boost to market: 20,000 estimated

Romania
Criteria: Cars over 10 years old
Incentive: 1,000 to purchase a car.
Boost to market: 60,000

Spain
Criteria: Cars over 10 years old
Incentive: Up to 10,000 0% loan to purchase a new car. The car must cost less than 30,000 and emit less than 140 g/km.
Boost to market: 100,000 estimated

http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/scrappagescheme.