Obtaining a fleet of 100% electric company cars is still a distant goal. In any case, this is what the most recent figures for new car registrations in Luxembourg declare. Thus, electric company cars recorded 4.7% of registrations for the period January-August 2021, against 4% over the period September 2019-August 2020. This is a very slow development.
As a reminder, Claude Turmes, the Minister of Energy, announced in June 2020 that the current tax regime for company cars would be reviewed and corrected, in order to obtain a fleet exclusively with electric motorization. But the Ministry of Mobility had indicated three months later that this objective was “still premature”. An opinion shared by Gerry Wagner, the spokesperson for the Maison de l’Automobile. “There are still unresolved issues,” he says. The purchase price of an electric car is still too high compared to that of a thermal car, despite the purchase premium of 8,000 euros ”.
“You have to invest a very high amount”
He also deplores the fact that the infrastructures are “not yet developed”, despite the good deployment of the public Chargy network. “The number of charging stations within companies is still insufficient,” notes Gerry Wagner. Especially since it is necessary to invest a very high sum to install an additional terminal. A transformer costs 100,000 euros, for example ”.
As such, the Ministry of Energy is working on a bill to allocate subsidies to private companies for the expansion of the installation of terminals in the territory. For its part, the Ministry of Mobility indicates that discussions with the automotive sector “are underway”.
In the meantime, a certain ecological transition is taking place since the hybrid company cars vehicles reported in January-August 2021 15.3% of registrations, against 13% for the period September 2019-August 2020. and gasoline respectively amount to 18%. and 15.9%, for the first eight months of 2021.
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