In almost all countries of the world, it is the same thing: each year, the conditions for attributing the ecological bonus change. If we add to this variable import taxes, a more or less strong taxation on the added value and a more or less benevolent taxation with regard to the automobile, one understands why the same car can display from single to double on both sides of the same border.
A study by the European Commission (Eurostat in 2017) shows that the generosity of a government in terms oftax incentives shows a direct relationship with the share of electrics in new cars. This is why Norway and the Netherlands are far ahead of the United Kingdom and France, themselves earlier in their support for the electric car than Germany and Italy.
However, things are changing rapidly. This is why the UK online price comparison Compare the Market (member of BGL Group, owner of insurance comparator Les Furets.com) has endeavored to erase these differences as much as possible, in order to offer a credible point of comparison for the selling prices of the Nissan Leaf around the world . Why this model? For the simple reason that it is still the most popular electric car in the world, ahead of the Tesla Model 3.