Waka Kotahi has received an increasing number of questions about the upcoming changes to the Clean Car Discount (CCD) scheme on 1 July 2023 and has today issued a few key reminders in response.
An alert from the Imported Motor Vehicle Industry Association highlights the transport agency’s reminders, which include:
- Rebate amounts are based on the date a vehicle is first registered in New Zealand, not the date an application is submitted. Current rebate amounts apply to vehicles registered before 1 July 2023. New rebate amounts will apply to vehicles registered on or after 1 July 2023.
- The Clean Car Discount scheme is not ending, it’s just being adjusted. New fee and rebate pricing will take effect on 1 July. To view before and after 1 July pricing, visit the Rightcar website here.
- They are currently receiving high volumes of rebate applications. Applications can take up to 20 working days to process. they will email applicants when their application is being processed.
The new changes to CCD fees and rebates will come into effect on 1 July 2023.
More information regarding the changes can be found here.