Information for Edinburgh drivers
LEZ Compliant Solution
Between 2018 and 2020 Low Emission Zones (LEZ) are being introduced to Scotland's four biggest cities, Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
The Scottish Government are helping taxi drivers meet LEZ standards to protect public health through improved air quality.
In addition, Edinburgh Council will extend the operating life of Autogas powered TX4's by 4 years in recognition of their lower emissions.
Brand new 2.0L turbo engine, cooling system, new Petrol-LPG fuel system, exhaust, catalytic converter, radiator, full tank of LPG and Petrol, testing, wheelchair ramp cover, tyre repair kit, 2year/80k mile warranty. Plus, we'll take care of all the paperwork, registering the conversion with the UKLPG and sending off the amended V5 document to the DVLA.
£12,600 inc VAT*
*UP TO £10,000 GRANT AVAILABLE
from Transport Scotland (Total cost post grant = £2,600 inc VAT)
Earlier applications will receive higher grant amounts.
Available for TXII or TX4 models that are less than 15 years old.
Must be a current, wheelchair accessible taxi, frequently operating in city centre areas of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen or Dundee.
Taxi has been licensed by the owner for at least 12 months.
Not currently at Euro 6 standard.
Non-VAT registered businesses only (9 employees or less)
Note: if taxi is not an LTI/LTC TXII or TX4, or is over 15 years old, it may be possible to exchange taxi for an eligible taxi in order to obtain the grant. Further terms apply.
How Do I Proceed?
Visit the Low Emission Zones Scotland by clicking on the button below (opens in new window)
REGISTER: Register your interest in the grant to prioritise your grant application.
APPLY: Complete the 'Scottish Taxi Retrofit Grant Application Form'
GRANT OFFER: Receive confirmation of your grant offer
We take care of the paperwork, sending the modified V5 log book to the DVLA and registering the conversion with the UKLPG.
A £1,000 booking deposit is made to Vehicle Repowering Solutions.
The deposit is fully refundable should you wish to cancel.
We'll arrange a convenient date for your conversion.
on the agreed date, the vehicle will need to be brought to the conversion centre. Assembly typically takes 8 working days.
When the repowering has been completed, the cab will be ready for collection.
We'll provide a demonstration on how the sytem operates and how to refuel.
The balance minus the grant is made to Vehicle Repowering Solutions before the vehicle is collected.
Transport Scotland will then pay the grant directly to VRS.