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    Volkswagen Group UK Scrappage Scheme


    Volkswagen Group UK Limited is encouraging the switch to its latest generation, lower-emission new cars by launching an attractive scrappage scheme.

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    • Encourages scrapping of older diesel vehicles against purchase of latest, hi-tech Euro 6 models

    • Incentives of up to £6,000, according to model, apply to new petrol/diesel and plug-in hybrid/fully electric models

    • Combined with OLEV grant, customers could benefit from an eye-catching £10,000 off the price of a new e-Golf

    • Vehicles traded in will be scrapped rather than sold on

    • Offers available to owners of any pre-Euro 5 diesel vehicle registered before 2010



    Owners of any diesel vehicle that complies with pre-Euro 51 emissions legislation, and registered before 2010, qualify for the Volkswagen Scrappage Upgrade scheme. They are able to trade-in the vehicle to benefit from incentives – ranging from £1,800 to £6,000 – against the majority of new Volkswagen models (see table below) if the new car is ordered by 31 December 2017. The trade-in vehicle needs to have been owned by the customer for at least six months.

    All new Volkswagen petrol and diesel cars meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards. Furthermore results of emissions tests by Emissions Analytics and The Consumer Association have current Volkswagen products among the lowest emitters of NOx.3

    Meanwhile, the marque’s range of sophisticated plug-in hybrid and fully electric models lead the EV pack. For example, What Car? this month (September 2017) declares that “the e-Golf succeeds because it works brilliantly as an electric car, yet it doesn’t compromise on practicality, equipment or driving dynamics.”

    Alison Jones, Director of Volkswagen UK, said: “With this new Scrappage Upgrade scheme, there’s never been a better time to step up from an older diesel into one of our new, lower emission range of Volkswagens.

    “And it’s not just buyers of our latest Euro 6 petrol and diesel cars who could benefit,“ she continued. “The incentives offered on our class-leading range of plug-in hybrid and full electric cars are particularly eye-catching.

    “For example, combine our £5,500 offer on the new, longer range, e-Golf with the Government’s OLEV Grant and there’s a huge £10,000 to save. Add to the equation significant whole-life cost savings of running a fully electric vehicle in terms of fuel, BIK tax, Road Fund Licence, Congestion Charge for those driving into London, as well as parking incentives in many towns and cities, and the e-Golf looks like a very attractive proposition.“

    Volkswagen AG has stated that it aims to be the global leader in electric vehicles by 2025. Already today, the Volkswagen brand offers fully electric vehicles with the e-Golf and e-up!, in addition to the Passat GTE and Golf GTE plug-in hybrid models.

    Furthermore, and as part of the framework of Strategy 2025, the brand is working on a comprehensive electric car offensive. Underpinning this is a dedicated electric vehicle structure – the modular electric drive kit (MEB) – which forms the basis of an innovative range of electric vehicles, such as the I.D. and I.D. BUZZ, both of which are already confirmed for production.

    For more details on the Volkswagen Scrappage Upgrade scheme, please visit www.volkswagen.co.uk/scrappage.



    Summary of savings on Euro 6 petrol and diesel models:

    up! £1,800

    Polo £2,800

    Golf Hatch £4,000

    Golf SV £4,000

    Golf Estate £4,000

    Touran £4,000

    Tiguan £4,000

    Beetle £4,000

    Jetta £4,000

    Scirocco £5,000

    Passat Saloon £5,000

    Passat Estate £5,000

    Arteon £5,000

    Sharan £6,000

    Summary of savings on fully electric (EV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles:

    Model~Type:Scrappage Upgrade saving+OLEV grant=Total saving

    Golf GTE~ PHEV: £5,000+ £2,500= £7,500

    Passat GTE~ PHEV: £6,000+ £2,500= £8,500

    e-up!~ EV: £3,300+ £4,500= £7,800

    e-Golf~ EV: £5,500+ £4,500= £10,000




    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles




    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched an attractive scrappage scheme encouraging the exchange of latest generation, lower-emission new vehicles, in tandem with the removal of older, Euro 1-4 emissions standards vehicles from the UK.


    • Encourages scrappage of older diesel vehicles against purchase of latest Euro 6 models

    • Incentives of up to £2,000, on top of existing retail offers, according to model, available to new petrol and diesel models

    • Vehicles traded in will be scrapped rather than sold on

    • Offers available to owners of pre-Euro 5 diesel vehicles registered before 2010


    Owners of diesel vehicles that comply with pre-Euro 5 emissions legislation qualify for the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles scrappage scheme2. They can trade-in their vehicles and benefit from incentives – ranging from £1,000 to £2,000 – against the majority of new Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles vans and passenger carriers (see table below) that they order by 31 December 2017. The trade-in vehicle needs to have been owned by the customer for at least six months.

    All new Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles petrol and diesel models meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards, currently the most stringent yet.

    The majority of new models can be exchanged on this new-for-old basis, with the exception of Amarok, California and Transporter Sportline. The offer runs in conjunction with existing retail offers. For example, combine the £2,000 scrappage scheme incentive on the new Crafter with the current retail offer and there’s an attractive saving of up to £4,000.

    For more details on the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles scrappage scheme visit https://www.volkswagen-vans.co.uk/en/scrappage.html


    Scrappage Scheme saving

    Caddy Panel Van & Caddy Life (SWB & LWB) £1,000

    Transporter Panel Van, Kombi & Window Van £2,000

    Transporter Shuttle £2,000

    Caravelle £2,000

    Crafter £2,000

    California, Transporter Sportline (panel and kombi) and Amarok are excluded from the scrappage scheme






    Audi

    Any EU1 to EU4 diesel model from any brand will qualify for a scrappage contribution when exchanged for an Audi EU6 petrol, diesel or e-tron

    • Initiative to replace EU1 to EU4 dieselcars registered before 2010

    • Audi UK financial contribution based on model

    • Additional support for exchange with a plug-in hybrid model


    The efficiency benefits of the latest Audi EU6 engine technology will be available in the UK to drivers of older diesel models registered before 2010 at preferential rates as part of the Audi UK scrappage incentive. Effective immediately, the incentive has been designed to accelerate the proliferation of the latest engine combustion and filtration technologies in the context of the industry-wide pursuit of sustainable emission reductions. Under the terms of the Audi programme all qualifying vehicles will be permanently taken off the road and scrapped.

    When trading in for a new EU6 TFSI petrol, TDI diesel or e-tron plug-in hybrid Audi model customers will receive an exclusive scrappage contribution towards the purchase price of between £2,000 and £8,000 allocated on a sliding scale based on the model category. This replaces any part-exchange value for the vehicle being traded in and is not available in conjunction with any other offers.

    Owners of all diesel-powered passenger cars that comply with EU1 to EU4 emissions legislation and were registered up to and including 31st December 2009 will be able to take advantage of the scrappage incentive. The offer is conditional upon the new model being purchased in the same name as the car being scrapped, and on the owner having been the registered keeper of that car for at least six months.

    The majority of new Audi models can be exchanged on this new-for-old basis, with the exception of Q7 TDI, A8, R8 and RS models. When compared to existing retail offers, the scrappage incentive equates to an additional contribution of £2,500 on average. In most cases, this support will be higher than the current value of the vehicle being traded in. Inclusive of the £2,500 OLEV grant also separately available on the A3 Sportback e-tron, the total contribution for this particular model rises to £7,500.

    The Audi UK scrappage incentive contributions will be redeemable for orders taken up to and including December 31, 2017 for deliveries made by no later than March 31, 2018. Customers can fund their purchases using a finance agreement if preferred, but the offer cannot be combined with any specific supported Audi Finance promotional rate. The incentive contributions will be applied automatically when qualifying cars are exchanged without the need for customers to make separate applications.

    Customers taking advantage of the incentive can have their pick of a wide range of efficiency-focused Audi TFSI and TDI models capable of returning as much as 70.6mpg combined with CO2 emissions from just 97g/km in the NEDC cycle. The petrol-electric hybrid A3 Sportback e-tron and diesel-electric hybrid Q7 e-tron models are notable as particularly attractive efficiency champions with the capability to travel for up to 820 miles without recharging or refuelling, and for up to 34 miles under purely electric power with zero local emissions (Q7 e-tron).

    For further information on the incentive, customers can visit www.audi.co.uk/scrappage-incentive. The Vehicle Certification Agency website can also be used to check eligibility: http://carfueldata.direct.gov.uk/.

    New model being purchased

    Audi UK scrappage incentive support

    A1 3 door £2,800

    A1 Sportback £2,800

    A3 3 door £4,000

    A3 Sportback £4,000

    A3 Sportback e-tron £5,000*

    A3 Saloon £4,000

    A3 Cabriolet £4,000

    A4 Saloon £6,000

    A4 Avant £6,000

    A4 allroad £6,000

    A5 Sportback £6,000

    A5 Coupe £6,000

    A5 Cabriolet £6,000

    A6 Saloon £7,000

    A6 Avant £7,000

    A6 allroad £7,000

    A7 Sportback £7,000

    TT Coupe £4,000

    TT Roadster £4,000

    Q2 £2,000

    Q3 £4,000

    Q5 £4,000

    Q7 e-tron £8,000

    Q7 (TDI models)Not applicable

    A8 Not applicable

    R8 Not applicable

    RS models Not applicable

    *£2,500 OLEV grant separately available on A3 Sportback e-tron models








    ŠKODA


    • Incentive to replace diesel cars with emission standards Euro 1 to 4

    • Up to £4,000 depending on model, applies to petrol and diesel cars

    • Vehicles traded in will be scrapped rather than sold on


    ŠKODA is encouraging the uptake of latest generation, lower-emission new cars by today launching a new scrappage scheme for Euro 1 to 4 emissions standards vehicles. Under the terms of the ŠKODA programme all qualifying vehicles will be permanently taken off the road and scrapped.

    Owners of any diesel vehicle that complies with pre-Euro 5 emissions legislation, and registered before 2010, qualify for the programmme. Incentives range from £1,500 to £4,000 – against the majority of new ŠKODA models (see table below), when ordered by 31 December 2017. The trade-in vehicle must have been owned by the customer for at least six months.

    All new ŠKODA petrol and diesel cars meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards.

    Summary offers on Euro 6 petrol and diesel models:



    Citigo £1,500

    Fabia £2,500

    Rapid / Spaceback £3,000

    Octavia £3,500

    Superb £4,000

    Yeti £3,500


    For more details on the ŠKODA scrappage incentive, please visit www.skoda.co.uk.



    SEAT



    • Encourages scrappage of older diesel vehicles against purchase of latest, hi-tech Euro 6 models

    • Incentives of up to £3,500, according to model, apply to new petrol and diesel models

    • Vehicles traded in will be scrapped rather than sold on

    • Offers available to owners of any diesel vehicle registered before 2010 (pre Euro 5)

    • SEAT UK is encouraging the uptake of latest generation, lower-emission new cars, in tandem with the removal of older, Euro 1-4 emissions standards vehicles from the UK car parc, by today launching an attractive scrappage scheme.


    Owners of any diesel vehicle that complies with pre-Euro 5 emissions legislation qualify for the SEAT scrappage incentive. They are able to trade-in the vehicle to benefit from incentives – ranging from £1,500 to £3,500 – against several new SEAT models (see table below) if the vehicle is ordered by 31 December 2017. The trade-in vehicle needs to have been owned by the customer for at least six months.

    All new SEAT petrol and diesel cars meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards, currently the most stringent yet.

    For more details on the SEAT scrappage incentive, please visit www.seat.co.uk.

    Summary of offers on Euro 6 petrol and diesel models:


    Mii £1,500

    Ibiza £2,500

    Leon £3,500

    Toledo £3,000



    Volkswagenism‘s notes:

    1 Euro emissions standards
    The ‘Euro 1‘ standard was introduced in 1992 to help reduce vehicle emissions. Progressively more stringent Euro standards have been implemented since then –helping to lower emissions still further – with Euro 5 being introduced in 2009/2010.
    ‘Euro 6‘, the standard that all new petrol and diesel cars must meet, is currently the toughest yet.

    2 Further offer details
    Incentive applies only to any diesel vehicle (any make/model) with pre-Euro 5 emissions standards, and registered before 2010
    Traded-in vehicle needs to have been registered in the owner’s name for at least six months
    Trade-in vehicle will be scrapped
    Applies to orders between 1 September and 31 December 2017, to be registered by 31 March 2018
    Cannot be used in conjunction with other existing offers across the Volkswagen range
    For full details, visit www.volkswagen.co.uk/scrappage


    3 Reports:
    Consumers’ Association Which? Magazine April 2017
    Emissions Analytics www.equaindex.com
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