Decree-Law n. 34 of 19 May 2020 on urgent measures on health, support to work, the economy and social policies related to the epidemiological emergency from COVID-19
The decree-law notably modifies fiscal rules to incentivise energy efficiency, photovoltaic installations, and charging stations for electric vehicles at article 119. The so-called "superbonus", "super ecobonus" and "super sismabonus", whose rules have been amended by the decree-law 2021/157, notably introduces a 110% subsidy for energy savings improvements in the housing and building sectors.
A number of articles in chapter 3 of the decree focus on the relaunch of the rail sector, on public transport refund scheme (art. 200) and on strengthening the Bus Rapid Transit system (art. 213).
The decree-law establishes measures to encourage sustainable mobility in art. 229. These measures include a bonus of 60% of the cost and capped at 500 euros to acquire a cycle, electric cycle and other micromobility modes. The scheme is valid until the 31st of December 2020 and applies to residents of towns and cities above 50,000 residents.
Article 49 of the decree mandates the creation of a center of excellence for research, innovation and technology transfer in the automotive sector in the complex industrial area of Turin. This center will promote ecological transition processes in the sectors of sustainable public and private mobility and the competitiveness of the automotive industry. It will also foster collaboration and transfer of knowledge, including towards the experimentation of new forms of mobility, including electric mobility.