Jan 23, 2020 - 02:49 pm

London doubles scrapping premium

In order to accelerate the switch to electric vehicles, London is doubling the scrapping premium for old vans with combustion engines to £7,000 (around 8,288 euros). Those who switch to an electric transporter even receive 9,500 pounds (approximately 11,248 euros) from the city.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Austrian government sets out plan for cleaner transport

Austria aims to decarbonise its transport sector. The coalition of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the Greens want public authorities to exclusively purchase zero-emission vehicles as early as 2022 and otherwise focus on subsidies for the electrification of official fleets, taxis, rental cars, car-sharing, public transport as well as private cars.

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Jan 19, 2020 - 06:53 pm

New Jersey installs plug-in vehicle rebates

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill to promote electric vehicles. The state calls for two million plug-in cars by 2035 and offers consumers rebates of up to $5,000. The ‘Light Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicle Rebate Program’ will run for ten years.

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Jan 12, 2020 - 09:00 pm

EIB funding for electric buses in Spain

The European Investment Bank is providing 27.5 million euros to finance the introduction of cleaner buses in Spain. Specifically, it will support the modernisation of Grupo Ruiz’s bus fleet through the purchase of 32 electric and 141 natural gas buses for public transport.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 03:00 pm

South Korea expands e-mobility budget

The South Korean government will provide a total of 950 billion won (about 627 million euros) in 2020 to subsidise electric cars and expand the network of charging stations in the country, this signifies a 60 per cent increase from 2019.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 01:57 pm

EV subsidies extended in several US states

Several US American states have launched initiatives to support the electrification of their traffic. Massachusetts and Delaware extended their subsidy programmes, while Ohio is angling to introduce one. California extended traffic benefits to include those driving used EVs.

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Dec 19, 2019 - 01:32 pm

France increases EV subsidy system

The French government has revised its bonus-malus CO2 system with the aim of quintupling sales of electric vehicles by 2022 compared with 2017. To this end, new modalities for the environmental bonus will be introduced and the environmental penalty will be drastically increased.

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Dec 19, 2019 - 12:51 pm

US announces retroactive subsidy extension

A new US American spending bill includes the retroactive extension of tax credits for home EV charger installation, electric motorcycles, and fuel-cell vehicles. Previously, the credits had been extended through 2017, and have now been extended to 2020.

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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 31, 2019 - 04:19 pm

Bristol proposes diesel-ban in city centre by 2021

The Bristol City Council has proposed a ban for all diesel vehicles from their city centre, as well as a new congestion charge zone for older commercial vehicles by 2021. This would make the city the first in the UK with an outright ban on diesel.

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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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