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Jan 20, 2023 - 12:38 pm

Virginia decides against CATL-Ford battery factory

The US state of Virginia is taking itself out of the running for the factory being considered by Ford and CATL to produce LFP battery cells for electric cars. Specifically, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin has decided not to subsidise such a project – out of concern for Chinese influence.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 02:31 pm

Netherlands opens EV subsidy pot for 2023

In the Netherlands, subsidies for the purchase of electric cars can now be applied for again. This year, €99.4 million are in the subsidy pot. However, not the entire amount is available for the subsidy of new electric cars.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 11:49 am

France reduces electric vehicle subsidies

The French government is cutting its subsidies for electric cars for 2023. The reduction of the eco-bonus, which had previously been postponed for a year, came into force on 1 January. Electric cars will now receive a maximum of €5,000 from the state, compared to the previous sum of €6,000.

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Jan 5, 2023 - 05:32 pm

New York City buys another 1,000 electric vehicles

New York City announces procuring around 900 new electric vehicles to replace ICE vehicles and installing new charging stations as part of its ongoing commitment to green municipal fleets. The US government supports the city’s effort with grants of $10.1 million.

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Dec 19, 2022 - 02:54 pm

Flanders considers banning combustion vehicles from 2035

From 2031, diesel cars will no longer be allowed to enter the environmental zones of the Flemish cities of Antwerp and Ghent, and from 2035 no petrol cars will be allowed either. This means that the tightening of the environmental zones there will be somewhat weaker than announced a year ago.

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Dec 18, 2022 - 09:07 pm

New York State calls for EV infrastructure proposals

New York Governor Kathy Hochul is progressing with her EV policies once more as she announces $23 million in funding for e-mobility initiatives in New York State. These include $15 mn for charging initiatives and another $8 mn for electric school and transit buses.

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Dec 14, 2022 - 02:05 pm

France extends BIK advantages for BEVs

France has extended the ‘Benefit-in-Kind’ scheme for electric cars by two years – it now applies until the end of 2024. In addition, electric car drivers pay fewer tolls for using French motorways.

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Nov 28, 2022 - 12:31 pm

London to be fully covered by the ULEZ

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that he will expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) London-wide. The expansion will come into effect on Tuesday 29 August 2023 and will operate across all of London up to the existing Low Emission Zone boundary.

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Nov 26, 2022 - 02:16 pm

London EV charging infrastructure update

City Hall and TfL this week announced the release of land for 100 new ultra-rapid public charging points on London roads. The first 25 of these will be put out to tender on 30 November, and 75 more will follow by late April next year, aiming for all 100 to be operational by the end […]

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Nov 24, 2022 - 06:18 pm

California invests $2.6 billion in decarbonising transport

In the USA, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved a $2.6 billion investment plan for the state’s transition to zero-emission transportation. The projects that have been supported range from incentives for cleaner trucks and buses and mobility options such as bike- and car-sharing to consumer rebates for clean cars.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 11:59 am

UK to drop EV tax exemption in 2025

Great Britain is abolishing the vehicle tax exemption for electric vehicles. As announced by the British Ministry of Finance, from 1 April 2025, the so-called Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) must also be paid for electric cars, vans and motorbikes – but initially at a manageable rate.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/27/just-out-germanys-master-plan-charging-infrastructure-ii/
27.01.2023 14:44