Electric bikes are FINALLY affected by the conversion bonus

The purchase of an electric bicycle is subject to a premium which has been extended again this year. According to’Union Sport and cycle, more than 500,000 bikes with electric assistance were purchased in France last year. Cities, departments, regions or even the State have made this possible thanks to the many and very varied aids available.

Following the decree included in the Climate Law, the conversion bonus also concerns electric bicycles since the July 26, 2021. It offers a premium of up to 1500 € if you get rid of your polluting car, in exchange for an electric bicycle.

To benefit from this assistance, however, you must complete several conditions :

  • Be of legal age and a French resident
  • Rent or buy an electric bike from July 26, 2021
  • Do not have a lead-acid battery
  • Acquire a bike with a maximum power of 250 W and limited to 25 km / h
  • Identify the bike (required)
  • Keep the bike for at least 2 years
HITWAY 26 ”with 250W Motor

The premium cannot exceed 40 % of the purchase price for a maximum of € 1,500. It is compatible with the ecological bonus of € 200 and the additional premium if you are located in a ZFE (Low Emission Mobility Zone), this amount cannot however exceed € 1,000.

The cargo bikes are also eligible for this bonus, electric or not, and are subject to certain conditions:

  • Be of legal age and a French resident
  • Keep the vehicle at least one year after purchase.
  • Have a benchmark tax income of less than € 13,489

The amount of the premium is also limited to 40% of the purchase price within the limit of 1000 €

All these aids are currently available until December 31, 2021 (subject to extension the following year) and once per person.


Source: GNT – actualités by www.generation-nt.com.

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