Sep 2, 2021 - 04:41 pm

South Korea earmarks $10Bn for e-mobility

South Korea has passed a bill aiming for carbon-neutrality by 2050 as well as a large zero-emission transport budget for 2022. The National Assembly accelerated the targets for carbon reduction with the bill while the state aims to spent twelve trillion won ($10.3Bn) in 2022 on e-mobility.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 11:59 am

EV subsidies on hold in Sweden & the Netherlands

In Sweden, the budget for government subsidies for new electric cars and plug-in hybrids is almost exhausted for this year. The situation is similar in the Netherlands, where only subsidies for used electric cars are affected. This has prompted a subsidy freeze that is now in effect in both countries.

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Aug 24, 2021 - 04:46 pm

Russia set to subsidise EV and battery manufacturing

The Russian government is to offer subsidies to manufacturers of electric vehicles and batteries to co-finance the costs associated with the construction of plants and to special investment contracts. Electric cars are also to be allowed to drive free of charge on toll roads from next year on a trial basis.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 12:21 pm

Serbia suspends EV subsidies

The government of Serbia has suspended its subsidy programme for electric and hybrid vehicles introduced last year. Since 13 August, no new applications have been accepted for this year because the budget has been exhausted.

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Aug 18, 2021 - 11:25 am

Latvia introduces subsidies for new & used EVs

The Latvian government has announced a ten-million-euro subsidy programme for electric cars and plug-in hybrids. The purchase of new electric cars is to be subsidised with 4,500 euros from the beginning of 2022, and that of used electric cars and new plug-in hybrids with 2,250 euros.

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Aug 17, 2021 - 01:16 pm

Ukraine extends VAT exemption for BEVs

Ukraine is sticking to its strategy for imported electric vehicles and renewing a VAT exemption first approved by parliament in early 2018. President Volodymyr Zelensky signed legislation to this effect, meaning that VAT on the import of electric vehicles will no longer apply until the end of 2025.

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Aug 17, 2021 - 01:10 pm

UK sets sights on hydrogen innovation

With a Hydrogen Strategy document, the UK government has revealed plans to kick-start a “hydrogen revolution” in the UK, with the aim of replacing fossil fuels in sectors such as transport and heavy industry. A £240m fund will be used to help support the growth of such an industry.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Russia rumoured to introduce EV subsidies in 2022

The subsidy programme for electric cars in Russia could start next year, according to a media report. According to the report, customers are to receive 25 per cent of the purchase price of each electric car produced in Russia, up to a maximum of 625,000 roubles (7,210 euros).

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Aug 5, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Paris region introduces EV subsidies

The French capital’s Métropole du Grand Paris provides grants of up to 6,000 euros to private individuals for the purchase of alternatively fuelled vehicles (BEV, FCEV, PHEV, hybrid and natural gas) when they are used to replace an old combustion engine.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 03:11 pm

US DoE to invest in emissions reduction

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks. A total of $28.1 million will be awarded to accelerate innovation in EV batteries and electric drive systems.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 01:26 pm

US Democrats suggest subsidies for used EVs

Two Democratic US congressmen have introduced a bill that would give tax rebates of up to 2,500 US dollars to buyers of used electric cars. In full. The US tax credit of $7,500 for electric car purchases so far only applies to new cars.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 12:39 pm

Minnesota adopts California emissions standards

Minnesota has announced a new policy to adopt California’s stricter tailpipe emissions standards and mandate for automakers to get more zero-emission vehicles onto sales lots. This makes Minnesota the first state in the U.S. American Midwest to do so.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 11:36 am

Austria considers combustion ban for 2030

In Austria, only zero-emission passenger cars, two-wheelers, light commercial vehicles and heavier commercial vehicles are to be newly registered by 2030 at the latest. This is one of the ‘Mobility Master Plan 2030’ measures now presented by Infrastructure Minister Leonore Gewessler. However, the plan is not binding.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 04:32 pm

EU Commission presents ‘Fit for 55’ climate package

The EU Commission has presented its ‘Fit for 55’ climate package. It contains legislative initiatives with which the Commission wants to achieve the goals of the ‘Green Deal’. Crucial for the car industry: CO2 emissions from new cars are to be reduced to zero by 2035, which would mean the end of petrol and diesel.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 11:56 am

UK sets sights on ICE truck sales ban in 2040

The British government has presented a plan to decarbonise the transport sector. It includes the goal to stop the sale of all road vehicles with combustion engines by 2040. The end date for passenger cars was already set for 2030 – now there is also a roadmap for commercial vehicles.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 12:39 pm

South Korea to invest in battery industry

South Korea’s government wants to support domestic battery manufacturers with billions of dollars in investment. Not only the well-known industry giants such as LG Energy Solution, Samsung SDI or SK Innovation are to benefit from this, but also smaller companies. Concrete targets for individual battery technologies have also been set.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 04:54 pm

NZ extends EV road charges exemptions

In New Zealand, Transport Minister Michael Wood has extended the exemption on Road User Charges (RUC) for electric vehicles. This saves Kiwis driving electric vehicles around $800 a year in addition to the country’s EV subsidy, the Clean Car Discount.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 04:05 pm

India extends Fame II subsidy programme

The government of India is extending the second phase of the national eMobility subsidy programme FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles), which started on 1 April 2019. FAME 2 was originally scheduled to run until the end of 2022 and has now been extended until 31 May 2024.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 02:04 pm

USA grants funding for electrified buses

The US Department of Transportation is awarding grants totalling $182 million (the equivalent of about 152 million euros) to procure electrified buses and related infrastructure. The money will go to 49 transit agency projects in 46 states and territories.

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Jun 21, 2021 - 03:42 pm

New South Wales promotes EVs down under

In Australia, the New South Wales government has just announced a package of A$490 million (around 309 million euros) to increase the uptake of EVs. We use the news to take a closer look at initiatives on Australia’s east coast.

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