Auto : the return to the premium ultra | Auto

This is the story predictable success : the premium to the outstanding conversion of the stimulus plan, introduced in June to help builders to sell their unsold

Auto : the return to the premium ultra | Auto

This is the story predictable success : the premium to the outstanding conversion of the stimulus plan, introduced in June to help builders to sell their unsold inventories in the containment, has found its audience since the 200 000 payments provided for have been granted prior to the end of July. Two months so only for the "bounty hunters" are being implemented and have been buying up a budget aid that was intended to run until the end of the year.

But all is not lost since, in order to avoid the air hole to a total cessation of aid, the government has planned to return to the system previous help, it was before the crisis. The premium to the conversion for the purchase of low-emission vehicles will allow the market to regain more normal by avoiding the perverse effects of " doping ", was welcomed by the Committee of French manufacturers of automobiles (CCFA).

" It was a good thing. It was a bonus to the improved conversion, which allowed to reduce all the cars that had been cramped from the confinement, " said François Roudier, spokesman for the CCFA, on BFM Business on Monday. "And now, it is back to normal levels" of inventory, he added.

" The premium to the conversion, in fact, becomes what it was before, an object is to change the fleet of low-income households ", he commented.

Crit'Air 3 and older

The premium to the conversion is applicable for vehicles classified Crit'Air 3 or older, petrol vehicles registered before 2006, and diesel vehicles registered before 2011. Under the new system, individuals will receive 2 500 to 5 000 euros (depending on income) for the purchase of an electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid, and 1 500 to 3 000 euros for a vehicle Crit'Air 1 or 2.

Is also supported eligibility for the premium to the conversion of the transformation of a heat engine by an electric motor, in the same way as the purchase of an electric vehicle.

The State also maintains an additional premium of 1 000 euros maximum when the beneficiary lives or works in a "low emission zone" (EPZ), and that similar aid has been granted by the territorial authority concerned. To navigate this web, it will be better to consult a professional or wait for the ministry of the Transition ecology and solidarity or the Ademe update their information. An eligibility test may then, and only then, to be done in order to know what you may be entitled to.

More than 800 000 premium on conversion have been issued since the beginning of the quinquennium. "The new device should be able to achieve the target of one million of premiums issued in the quinquennium, according to the ministry of the ecological Transition.

"It must be in a time where there is a normal market," said Monday, François Roudier, for which " the most important measures (assistance from the government to the automotive industry) were the measures on the work, on compensation for partial unemployment and other ".

" to Boost the markets always has a negative effect ", because the drop in sales was severe at the end of the provision of assistance, the grantees overwhelmed then under "applications for rebates to the phenomenal" of customers, he noted.

Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 08:33

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