Jan 25, 2018 - 09:31 am

Argentina: Zero import duty on electric buses

The Latin American country has put the import tax for electric buses to 0%. Importers and manufacturers can bring in a total of 350 electric buses duty-free over the next three years. But, for each electric bus imported, they must source another one locally.
platts.com

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Jan 8, 2018 - 04:29 pm

Japan aims for zero sales of ICEs by 2040

It looks like 2040 will be the year that finishes fossil-fuel powered vehicles off for good. Japan has now joined the growing circle of countries to set that deadline. Tokyo though wants to work with substantial incentives rather than penalties.

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Jan 8, 2018 - 10:56 am

Taiwan to outlaw fuel-powered bikes and cars

With 14 million two-wheelers for its populace of 23 million, Taiwan praises itself to have the highest motorcycle density in the world. Accordingly, its latest law for climate action aims to get their exhaust under control.

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Jan 7, 2018 - 06:29 pm

ICE ban in California comes 2040

The Golden State has set its course on climate action and the latest proposal requests to put a halt on all sales of gas guzzlers from 2040 onwards. Chances are for the zero-emission legislation to be passed into law.

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Jan 3, 2018 - 10:30 am

French government cancels subsidies for PHEVs

With the beginning of 2018, several modifications within the government’s electric mobility programme are coming into effect. While electric-powered passenger cars and light commercial vehicles further benefit from a 6000-euro purchase rabat, PHEVs are no longer included in this list.

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Jan 2, 2018 - 11:43 am

China extends tax rebates for NEVs

The People’s Republic is going to further exempt the 10 percent purchase tax on so-called new-energy vehicles (NEVs), as expected. The initiative was initially introduced in 2014 and got now government approval for three more years until end-2020.

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Dec 14, 2017 - 11:34 am

U.S. EV subsidies to stay untouched

In the wake of the big tax reform in the States, the future of the nationwide EV subsidies providing up to 7500 dollars for EVs has been widely unclear. But according to insiders, the programme stays now finally untouched.

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Nov 29, 2017 - 02:57 pm

Spain updates EV policies

Spain earmarks 35 million euros for electric mobility through the 2017 Movalt Plan that has finally been approved in Madrid. 20 millions are reserved to subsidise PHEV with new rules to apply for the first time.

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Nov 28, 2017 - 07:01 pm

EVs to park for half price in all of Norway

Many municipalities in Norway exempt electric cars from parking fees entirely, yet a national regulation is due to be introduced. Rather than allowing free parking, the rule calls for EVs to park for half the fee everywhere in Norway.

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Nov 27, 2017 - 04:39 pm

Beijing to tighten electric car subsidies

China will soon change its strategy for EV subsidies and wants to present a new plan. In the future, for which no date is yet specified, subsidies will apparently be allocated according to more detailed categories. These will take range, battery density and energy consumption into account. 

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/01/31/east-london-may-ban-ices-old-hybrids-rush-hour/
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