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Funding and support

Whether you are looking to lower your transport and travel costs or make the switch to a plug-in vehicle, we can help by providing you with free, expert advice and - in some cases - financial support. Please see below for more information on how we can help your organisation with transport.

Funding

  • eBike LoanThe popularity of pedal assisted electric bikes or ebikes for short, has been growing year on year. We offer an interest-free loan to buy an ebike. The eBike loan is for up to £6,000 with a repayment period of 4 years.
  • eBike Business LoanInterest-free loans of up to £30,000 are available to Scottish businesses to help lower their transport and travel costs.  These loans are funded by Transport Scotland (an agency of the Scottish Government) and have a repayment term of up to 4 years. 
  • eBike Grant FundTransport Scotland have made available £1.14m for Round 3 of the eBike Grant Fund in 2019/20 to support the adoption of ebikes and ecargo bikes as an alternative to car journeys. 
  • Low Carbon Hackney Cab LoanInterest-free loans of up to £120,000 are available from Energy Saving Trust, funded by Transport Scotland (an agency of the Scottish Government), to enable owners and operators of hackney cabs to replace cabs that are more than 8 years old with new, efficient models with emission standard Euro 6. 
  • Low Carbon Transport Business LoanInterest-free loans of up to £120,000 are available to Scottish businesses to help lower their transport and travel costs.  These loans are funded by Transport Scotland (an agency of the Scottish Government) and have a repayment term of up to 6 years. 
  • Electric Vehicle Loan. Thinking about purchasing an electric car or van?  The interest-free Electric Vehicle Loan, funded by Transport Scotland (an agency of the Scottish Government), currently offers drivers in Scotland loans of up to £35,000 to cover the cost of purchasing a new pure electric / plug-in hybrid vehicle, or up to £10,000 to cover the cost of purchasing a new electric motorcycle or scooter.

Consultancy and advice

  • Free Sustainable Business Transport ReviewLooking to lower your transport and travel costs? On average, our free sustainable transport reviews helps to identify annual savings of over £13,000 and 22 tonnes of CO2. 
  • Free Grey Fleet Review. We can calculate your fleet’s carbon footprint and provide you with recommendations to help reduce running costs and carbon emissions. 

Tools

  • Best in Class. If you are considering buying or leasing new vehicles for your business, our Best in Class tool can help you to compare the fuel efficiency and emissions of different makes and models, helping you to make an informed decision that can reduce running costs and improve efficiency.
  • Electric Vehicle Network. If your business uses or is considering switching to electric vehicles, you can use our Electric Vehicle Network to connect with other EV drivers so that you can share and benefit from their experiences.

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Get in touch

Contact your local transport advisor on 0800 931 669 for more information and free, expert transport advice.