Since Uber launched their Clean Air Plan earlier this year, drivers have been making lots of savings towards owning a fully electric Uber Car.
That’s why we wanted to put together a simple guide that explains the new Uber Clean Air Fee, and how to make the most out of it.
If you’re already familiar with the plan, then you can also click here to check out our brand new Uber Clean Air Plan Calculator, to decide how to start using it.
What is the Uber Clean Air Plan?
London is moving towards a zero-emission future and Uber is committed to lowering air pollution.
From January this year, 15p per mile is now being applied to every customer picked up in London (within the M25), and all of the money raised by the driver has gone towards the price of an upgrade to an electric vehicle (EV).
Since April 2019, the Congestion Charge and ULEZ has increased driving costs for many PCO drivers.
However, Electric Vehicles will be exempt from the Congestion Charge (until 2025), which is why Uber wants to help as many drivers as possible make the transition sooner rather than later.
Who is Eligible?
All Uber Driver Partners are eligible for the Uber Clean Air Plan. Please note, you must have taken a trip on the Uber platform in the last 9 months.
Can I use the Uber Clean Air Fee with Otto Car?
Yes, Otto Car are one of only two approved lenders with the Uber Clean Air Plan.
This means that since Otto Car are a preferred Uber Vehicle Partner in London, we have an exclusive program available to Uber Partners wishing to purchase or rent a car using your Uber Clean Air savings.
How will Uber Clean Air Plan Work with Rent-to-Buy?
Please note that you must have earned a minimum of £1000 with the Uber Clean Air Plan to get a discount on our Rent 2 Buy scheme.
The amount that will be discounted will rely entirely on how much money you’ve banked.
We thought that the simplest way to show you how the scheme works is with the calculator below.
Simply select the car your interested in, and change the slider to how much money you’ve saved with the plan so far.
Please note that you cannot use your banked fees as a deposit on our Rent 2 Buy scheme, it can only be used to reduce the weekly payments .