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As from 8th December 2020 we can fit the new EV number plate for zero omissions vehicles in the U.K. I contacted my dealership who kindly sent me a set in the post free of charge. Just fitted today to my i3s. Feeling smug ;)

Hopefully local authority will allow me to use bus lanes and park for free as this is currently being discussed and I am sure it will further confuse those I leave standing at traffic lights when in sport mode:)

Think car needs a clean however looking at these photos:eek:

Green Number Plates are now available on online number plate supply sites it seems with 3D and 4D (?) fonts and nice boarders, and little EV car emblems - an interesting upgrade.

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EV logos won't be legal. Could be an expensive upgrade if caught.
It’s illegal to be caught driving these days anyway, isn’t it? 😆 perhaps we should replace the “GBR” on our plates with “GDR”..! 😉
 

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Assume this is a BEV thing and REX can't apply?
 

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GDR? Yes you are right - we are living in a Police State right now ......
And I suppose the i3 is built in the former GDR!
 

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3D is allowed but the font has to stay the same apparently 🤷🏽 I assume one can just purchase green stickers for the plates. Anyone know?
eBay seems to have stickers available, not sure if a sticker is MoT legal but there do seem to be a few to buy.
 

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Potentially stickers are legal provided they are the correct colour and reflectivity.
 

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“The new plates are only for vehicles that are electric only and don't use any fuel such as petrol or diesel to move.” This is according to BBC so guess a REX cannot wear one.

I think this is a common mistake made with the i3 REX. The key is in the wording “..any fuel such as petrol or diesel to MOVE”. The REX model is still classed as a full EV as the REX is not part of the drivetrain and does not rely on the petrol engine (unlike a hybrid). So, it should qualify for the green plate.
 
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