Switching to an electric vehicle has never been easier.

There are a host of support services and incentives available to help you switch to an electric vehicle, whether for yourself or your business, make your switch easier.


Personal grants

You can get a grant to make buying some types of low-emission vehicles cheaper. You don’t need to apply for the grant yourself, the seller will include it as a discount in the purchase price.

You can also get a grant to use towards a chargepoint at certain domestic properties.

Electrify your business

There is a range of support available to help bring the benefit of electric to businesses across the West of England.

Business Grants

Funding is available towards the installation of new charging points at workplaces through the national Office of Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) Workplace Charging Scheme as well as local grants in some council areas.

Free electric van trial for local organisations

Bristol City Council is offering local businesses, charities, sole traders and community groups the opportunity to try an electric vehicle (EV) for free to help you decide if it is the right choice for your organisation. 

They will provide a range of information and advice on converting vehicle fleets to electric, as well as giving businesses and organisations free EV loans for one to two months to give them experience of operating them within their fleet. 

Frequently Asked Questions

A compilation of frequently asked questions for people thinking of switching to an electric vehicle.