Dec 1, 2019 - 06:08 pm

Poland: High subsidy for low-cost electric vehicles

In August 2019, 6,672 electric vehicles drove on Polish roads, with a share of just 0.2%, Poland is at the bottom of the league in Central Eastern Europe. Nevertheless, or precisely because of this, the Polish government has set itself ambitious targets for e-mobility. But the new funding programme is controversial, as Aleksandra Fedorska reports.

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Nov 28, 2019 - 11:31 am

Slovakia subsidises plug-in electric vehicles

The Slovak Ministry of Economy is starting a new round of subsidies for electrified vehicles in order to encourage individuals, businesses and government agencies to purchase electric vehicles. A total of 5 million euros has been earmarked for the programme.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 04:17 pm

US FTA awards $423M for electric bus projects

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is awarding grants for bus projects in the USA again. A total of 423 million dollars for 94 projects in 42 states – including many projects with electric buses and charging infrastructure.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 01:15 pm

China releases battery recycling regulations

The Chinese Ministry of Industry has now published detailed guidelines for setting up recycling facilities for batteries of electric cars. The new regulations are likely to pose major challenges for some electric car manufacturers.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 12:59 pm

Germany extends company car grant until 2030

The German government has passed the proposed law for the promotion of electromobility and the amendment of further tax regulations. Among other things, this concerns the taxation of electric company cars and the tax exemption for charging cars free of charge at the workplace.

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Nov 5, 2019 - 02:49 pm

Germany to increase electric car sales with subsidies

At the “car summit” held at the Chancellery in Berlin, the German federal government and industry representatives have agreed on measures to boost electric cars sales. Purchase premiums and the number of charging stations will increase, while some questions remain unanswered.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 02:19 pm

The city of Brussels to ban petrol and diesel 2035

The Brussels regional government in Belgium is banning diesel vehicles from 2030 and petrol vehicles from 2035. Meanwhile, the Flemish Region of Belgium has announced that it will discontinue its subsidy programme for electric vehicles from January 2020.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:43 pm

UK plans green plates for electric cars

The British government has launched an official consultation on the introduction of green number plates for electric cars. This should make it easier for local authorities to issue special regulations for electric cars.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 02:31 pm

EU investigates Hungarian subsidies for Samsung SDI

The European Commission has opened an investigation against Hungary to assess whether Hungary’s plans to grant €108 million in subsidies to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production plant in Göd follow EU rules on regional state aid.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 04:45 pm

Ireland reshapes EV and charging subsidies

Ireland is reshaping its EV measures. Subsidies and some funds have been discontinued, while others have been extended or created. More funds have been allocated for electric vehicle purchase and charging infrastructure, and requirements on charging provisions in new buildings have been added.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Electrification becomes an election topic in Britain

The British Labour party, currently in opposition, is taking a stand on electric mobility for the new elections that are likely to take place soon in the wake of Brexit chaos. In the event of an election victory, Labour wants to massively promote the purchase of electric cars with a series of measures.

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Sep 23, 2019 - 11:22 am

US states fight back to reduce emissions despite Trump

California and 22 other US states have now filed lawsuits against the Trump administration, who is trying to deny them the right to set their own – higher – emissions standards. California’s Governor Gavin Newsom has also just signed two laws to tighten emission standards for trucks and other vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/12/09/eu-commission-approves-battery-research-funding/
09.12.2019 15:14