Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2014
Date Amended:

Annual revisions since inception. 

Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Economic Instruments
Policy Target:Transport>Vehicle type>Light-duty vehicles, Transport
Agency:Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Legal References:Royal Decree 128/2014 of 28 February, regulating the direct aid awarding from the Plan to Promote the Environment "PIMA Aire 3" for the purchase of motorcycles and mopeds, and electric motor pedal-assist bicycles, commercial vehicles, electric & hybrid
Funding:PIMA AIR-1: EUR 38 Million PIMA AIR-2: EUR 38 Million PIMA AIR-3: EUR 5.5 Million PIMA AIR-4: EUR 9.0 Million

The objective of the PIMA Air Plan is to reduce CO2 and NOx emission and particle pollution by subsidies for renovating the commercial vehicle fleets. The main beneficiaries of this initiative will be self-employed professionals and businesses, who will be encouraged to replace their old light commercial vehicles with more efficient.

The Plan establishes the rules for the direct aid for the purchase of new and used vehicles (up to one year old) up to 3.5 tonnes maximum authorized weight.

The amount of aid will amount to EUR 1 000 per vehicle, for vehicles of weight less than 2 500 kg and EUR 2 000 for vehicles of weight over 2 500 kg.

25 Energy Efficiency Recommendations Applied:Transport, Transport, Measures to improve vehicle fuel efficiency, Transport, Mandatory vehicle fuel-efficiency standards
Related policies:Efficient Vehicle Incentives Programme (PIVE)

Last modified: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:47:52 CET