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🌟 Insights from the company car and mobility budget monitoring done by the RSZ - ONSS 🌟

🚗🌿 Electric Company Cars on the Rise 🌿🚗

Between early 2022 and the end of 2023, the number of electric company cars in Belgium has nearly quintupled. According to the National Social Security Office (RSZ - ONSS), this shift marks a significant move towards a greener fleet.

🔋 Key Highlights:

📉 Decline of Diesel:

Employees with a company car

  1. By the end of 2023, Belgium had 568,187 company cars, a 10.07% increase since 2022.

  2. The share of conventional combustion engines dropped to 59.96% from 82.32% in two years.

  3. Diesel cars saw a notable decline, from 72% to 62%, while gasoline engines increased.

🔄 Transition to Hybrid and Electric:

Car by fuel used

  1. In Q4 2023, over 80% of new company cars were electric: 44.53% hybrids and 37.26% fully electric.

  2. New registrations of combustion engines fell to 18.22%.

  3. Hybrid cars in the fleet rose from 15.14% to 27.89%, and fully electric cars from 2.54% to 12.15% by the end of 2023.

  4. Hybrid car share remains high despite the tax evolution increasing costs for companies and drivers.

💼 mobility budget monitoring shows a growth:

employees with mobility budget

  1. According to the mobility budget monitoring , the total mobility budget has more than doubled in two years, reaching nearly 72 million euros.  Is it a lot? No, it is 1155 employers offering the mobility budget (vs 58 460 offering a company car) and 10.250 employees choosing the mobility budget (vs. 558.404 choosing a company car).

  2. Despite this growth, a majority of workers (over 90%) do not allocate their budget to cars.

  3. Only 8% opt for an "environmentally friendly vehicle."

  4. Around 80% dedicate 80% of their budget to sustainable transport and housing expenses.

  5. 60% choose to receive the remaining budget (approximately 20%) in cash.

🌍 Impact on CO2 Emissions:

  1. Average CO2 emissions per vehicle decreased from 120 to 100 g/km (-16.67%).

  2. Overall CO2 emissions for the fleet dropped from 61.78 to 56.62 tonnes/km, even with a 10.07% increase in the number of company cars.

💡 Takeaway:

The ONSS figures highlight a clear trend towards greener company cars in Belgium. The significant increase in electric and hybrid vehicles, combined with the decline in diesel and overall CO2 emissions, showcases the country’s commitment to sustainability. The mobility budget growth indicates an evolving approach to transportation, with a focus on sustainable options and reduced environmental impact.

🚀 Let's continue to drive towards a sustainable future! 🌍✨


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