The Mobility Bonus has been an important reality for some years as regards the ecological transition. Specifically, that band concerning efficiency and sustainability of private transport.
Also confirmed for 2021, the Mobility Bonus undoubtedly represents the type of incentive more consistent and known. During the year, various regional and provincial initiatives were added to this.
Let’s take stock of the situation at the moment, evaluating what has been the path of the incentive system. From here we will look at the future of the provision and the measures approved by the various local authorities.
2021 began with the opening of a window of reimbursement for those users who had not been able to submit the application at the end of 2020. Based on the contents of the 2021 Budget Law, additional funds are also foreseen for the current year.
Available to eligible citizens will be incentives for the purchase of low-emission cars, electric scooters and sustainable mobility vehicles with limited footprint (bicycles, scooters, segways, etc.).
Auto Bonus 2021, refinancing approved
On 23 July the Senate approved the Support Decree bis, which thus becomes law. Other measures include a new loan for the Auto Bonus, for an amount of 350 million euros.
The funds will be usable for purchases made from 30 June to 31 December 2021. The car incentives for new cars will be added to those for used vehicles, provided that Euro 6:
- Electric and hybrid cars (emissions from 0 to 60 grams of CO2 per km) – 60 million;
- Emissions from 0 to 20 grams per km, WITHOUT scrapping – maximum bonus 6000 euros (4000 Ecobonus + 1000 extrabonus + 1000 seller’s discount);
- From 0 to 20 grams of CO2 per km, WITH scrapping – maximum bonus 10,000 euros (6000 Ecobonus + 2000 extra bonuses + 2000 seller discount);
- Emissions from 21 to 60 grams per km, WITHOUT scrapping – maximum bonus 3500 euros (1500 Ecobonus + 1000 extrabonus + 1000 seller discount);
- From 21 to 60 grams of CO2 per km, WITH scrapping – maximum bonus 4500 euros (2500 Ecobonus + 1000 extrabonus + 1000 seller discount);
- Other cars with emissions between 61 and 135 g of CO2 / km – 200 million;
- Scrapping obligation – Maximum bonus 3500 euros (1500 Ecobonus + 2000 seller discount).
An additional 50 million was allocated to commercial vehicles, while 40 million for the purchase of used cars. In the latter case, a fundamental requirement will be the scrapping of a car registered no later than 2011. This car must also belong to the applicant or to a cohabiting family member, resulting from the family status (for at least 12 months).
The Auto Bonus will be immediately available to the buyer, in the form of Discount applied by the seller.
Bonus Bikes and scooters, are we leaving?
These days new rumors are circulating regarding a possible return of the Mobility Bonus in the form of incentives for the purchase of bicycles, monopattini and other means of micromobility.
We refer to the possibility of taking advantage of an additional 500 euros each for those who choose, for example bikes and electric scooters. To freeze the effective entry into force of the new one Bike Bonus there is currently the absence of implementing decrees that free up the resources already allocated within the latest Budget Law.
Bike Bonus Platform
The Bike Bonus has so far been ensured through the use of the platform online prepared by the Ministry of the Environment www.buonomobilita.it. To register and request a refund, the SPID digital identity, the invoice or sales receipt for the purchase and finally the IBAN code of the current account on which the refund will be credited have been requested so far.
Regional and provincial mobility bonuses
Not only incentives at the state level, but also various initiatives regarding sustainable mobility at regional and provincial level. Here are some examples.
At the regional level, one of the Mobility Bonuses launched in 2021 saw the protagonist Lombardy, which on 1 March launched the “Renew cars and motorcycles 2021” initiative. For those who buy an electric car, incentives of up to 8 thousand euros are available.
You can access the Lombard incentive by submitting your application on the Bandionline platform, which is located within the Citizens category on the regional website (from the homepage click on “Bandi”, then on “Infrastructures and Mobility”, then on “Mobility and Sustainable Transport “). The announcement ends December 31, 2021 at 12 noon.
The presentation of the application form it must be inserted on the Bandionline platform, present in the “Citizens” category. The latter is included in the call for “Renew cars and motorcycles 2021”. The deadlines for submitting requests are: starting from 1 March 2021 at 10 am, until 31 December 2021 (12 noon). To use the bonus are needed:
- Spid digital identity;
- Electronic identity card (Cie);
- National Service Charter (Cns).
After 16 working hours for the completion of the registration and user profiling, the vehicle can be purchased from the retailer by presenting your tax code. The authorized dealer will forward the bonus request in the name and on behalf of the beneficiary. The assignment will take place on the basis of the chronological order of the request and until funds are used up.
The Lazio on the other hand, it has allocated 1 million euros for the purchase of low-polluting cars, with incentives ranging from 1000 to 3500 euros for each vehicle. The amount varies according to the declared emissions.
Car incentives also provided in Veneto, where it starts from a minimum of 3500 to a maximum of 8000 euros for a single purchase. Also in this case the bonus portion varies according to the level of emissions.
Bonus Bikes and scooters, local initiatives
There are various regional and provincial initiatives regarding the purchase of scooters and bicycles, including electric ones.
Muvt in Bici in Bari
Unusual initiative launched in Bari, where the Bike Bonus will take the form of a refund for the kilometers traveled instead of a discount on the purchase. The initiative is called “Muvt by bike”And provides for the payment of an amount between 2 and 20 euro cents per km traveled.
The reimbursement obtained per km traveled will vary according to the type of route traveled and the means used. For example, the higher amounts will be paid to those who will travel home-school or home-work with a traditional bike. Here’s how the Muvt in Bici refund mechanism will work:
- Electric bicycles – It is possible to get 10 euro cents for each km traveled on the home-school and home-work routes; any other route will be valued at 2 cents per kilometer.
- Traditional bikes – 20 cents per kilometer on the main routes (to and from school and work), while for the others the amount will be 4 cents / km.
To receive the bonus you will have to reach a refund fee of at least 20 euros by the deadline. It should also be considered that it will not be possible to obtain more than 1 euro per day, for a maximum of 100 euro in 4 months.
This second limit must be considered as it is an initiative that is now active, but which has a duration of 4 months (launched at the beginning of 2019 and so far renewed). There deadline current is expected by next month, while the next by December 31, 2021.
Foggi in Bici
“Payments to ride a bike” also in Foggia, although in this case it is an experimental phase that will affect only 600 people. Twenty cents per kilometer for the home-school / work route and 15 for the other routes, for a maximum of 30 euros per month. It is not yet known whether or not the measure will be extended to the rest of the population.
The Autonomous Province of Trento launched a Mobility Bonus in 2021 that guaranteed € 600 to residents of Trento, Rovereto, Pergine Valsugana, Riva del Garda and Arco who wanted to buy a new bike, traditional or pedal assisted. At the moment the initiative is suspended in order to assess the availability of funds.
Mobility Bonus in Piedmont
The Piedmont in recent months has proposed its own regional mobility bonus. These are the four possibilities offered by the Piedmontese council:
- Replacement of an old vehicle with a new one with a low environmental impact;
- Replacement of mopeds / motorcycles with new ones with electric traction;
- Purchase of bicycles, electric bicycles or cargo bicycles;
- Scrapping of mopeds / motorcycles without buying new ones.
It involved bonuses of up to 10 thousand euros, but the announcement it is officially closed on 30 June 2021. Unless new provisions will be approved by the Piedmontese regional council.
Mobility bonus, electric scooters
Within the Climate Decree a Mobility Bonus has been placed in favor of electric scooters. Those who want to buy a vehicle can choose two options: with or without scrapping an old Euro 0, 1, 2, 3 scooter.
Scrapping an old one scooter you can take advantage of a 40% discount on the purchase price, with a maximum spending limit of 4000 euros. Without scrapping the percentage drops to 30% and the cost limit to 3000 euros.
Source: GreenStyle by www.greenstyle.it.
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