French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royal announced that the government would award up to €10,000 (US$11,315) to individuals to switch from older diesel cars (13 years and older) to plug-in hybrids or battery-electric vehicles.
This bonus is cumulative with the environmental bonus that been extended since 1 January 2015. The conversion premium is for individuals.
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In addition, the government will provide a €500 premium for the replacement of a diesel vehicle over 13-years-old with a Euro 6 class of vehicle emitting less than 110 gCO2/km.