Automotive & Transport - ABGi

Automotive & Transport


The opportunities for tax relief for R&D in the automotive and transport sectors have increased thanks to significant technological changes in recent years.


The challenges


The automotive and transportation sectors have undergone significant technological changes in recent years. These changes include the development of more sustainable solutions in the industry, the reduction of fuel consumption, and the integration of software enhancements with industrial automation to improve manufacturing processes and vehicle performance.

Examples of eligible R&D activities


  • Production of engines, chassis, and vehicle components using advanced processes, such as new technologies to reduce emissions and innovative materials to improve product performance;
  • Development of new vehicle safety solutions such as braking systems, driver assistance technologies and remote assistance software to improve functionality;
  • Prototyping and testing of parts and other components;
  • Experimentation with new materials and equipment.