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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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Nov 1, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Electric Vehicle Council calls for more EVs in Australia

More than 100 companies operating in Australia, including a number of car manufacturers, have joined forces to form a private-sector electric vehicle alliance. The newly formed Electric Vehicle Council is demanding a strong national electric vehicle strategy from the Australian government. The goal is to get one million electric vehicles on Australian roads by 2027.

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Oct 26, 2022 - 12:13 pm

Seat receives almost half of Spain’s PERTE grant

Spain’s Ministry of Industry has made public the distribution of state aid for the first call of the eMobility funding programme PERTE. In total, the government is distributing 877.2 million euros to ten funding recipients – almost 300 million euros more than previously planned.

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Oct 24, 2022 - 05:02 pm

New South Wales releases fast-charging funds

The New South Wales Government has followed up on its plan to help companies install ultra-fast charging bays across the Australian state. Round one funds have been released to help major beneficiaries install fast chargers at 86 locations along highways and urban centres.

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Oct 20, 2022 - 02:39 pm

US DoE announces funding for 20 battery companies

After the US Department of Energy announced funding of almost three billion US dollars for the development of a national battery supply chain in February, things are now getting concrete: 20 companies have been selected to receive a total of 2.8 billion US dollars for the construction and expansion of factories in twelve states.

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Oct 20, 2022 - 02:14 pm

EU sets refuelling and charging infrastructure targets

The EU Parliament has adopted binding minimum targets for the expansion of infrastructure for zero tailpipe-emission transport. These stipulate a minimum density of EV charging and hydrogen refuelling stations that must be affordable and easy to use, and a faster rollout of stations. Emissions in the maritime sector are now to be reduced with specific […]

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Oct 11, 2022 - 02:02 pm

All Brussels car parks must provide EV charging by 2025

The Brussels regional government has decreed that all car parks in and around the Belgian capital region with ten parking spaces or more must offer charge points for electric cars from 2025. How many depends on the size of the car park and will gradually increase until 2030.

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Oct 10, 2022 - 04:16 pm

EPA frees nearly $1Bn in funding for clean school buses

The US Government has announced nearly doubling the budget for clean school buses this fiscal year. The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said the decision followed “overwhelming” demand, with school districts from all 50 states applying for the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates.

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Sep 30, 2022 - 05:45 pm

New York to introduce EV sales quotas in 2026

In New York State, only zero-emission cars and light commercial vehicles may be sold from 2035. Governor Kathy Hochul has now outlined a strategy to systematically reduce the sale of internal combustion vehicles by then. New York is taking its cue from California.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 05:02 pm

China to extend tax exemption for NEVs over 2023

China will continue to exempt New Energy Vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs and PHEVs) from purchase tax in 2023. There had already been reports to this effect at the beginning of August, but now the official confirmation has come from the responsible ministry.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 10:48 am

California sets the course for ICE exit

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has now passed the regulation ‘Advanced Clean Cars II’, which defines the path for the ban on internal combustion engine (ICE) cars in the US state from 2035 onwards. However, the ban on internal combustion vehicles has been softened.

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Aug 24, 2022 - 05:06 pm

Mexico founds state firm to extract and process lithium

The Mexican government has founded a state-owned company to extract and market lithium. According to a decree by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the raw material is to be produced and distributed exclusively by Litio para México. The company aims to start operations in six months at the latest.

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