Mar 8, 2022 - 12:16 pm

London extends the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ)

London’s ultra-low emission zone will be extended to the whole of Greater London by the end of next year under plans set out by the mayor, Sadiq Khan. Khan has ruled out a proposed £3.50 boundary charge for motorists to enter Greater London, as well as a daily clean air charge, which would apply to […]

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Mar 7, 2022 - 12:30 pm

South Korea to strike PHEVs from subsidy list

The South Korean government wants to remove hybrid cars from its list of environmentally friendly cars from 2025 or 2026. This would mean that owners of cars with hybrid drives would no longer enjoy tax benefits and purchase bonuses. Instead, electric two-wheelers are to be promoted in future.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 04:25 pm

EU Commission funds the EBA Academy

The European Commission has awarded energy investor EIT InnoEnergy a 10-million-euro grant for the European Battery Alliance (EBA) Academy. Launched in 2021, the EBA Academy trains professionals across the value chain of the European battery industry.

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Feb 22, 2022 - 12:44 pm

UK invests in EV supply chains

UK Research and Innovation is investing £16.7 million to build “the manufacturing capability Britain needs to lead the electric revolution”. The funding will go to 10 different projects around the UK, each surrounding the self-sufficiency of Britain’s supply chains for power electronics, machines, and drives.

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Feb 21, 2022 - 02:52 pm

Australia co-funds charging and H2 infrastructure

The Australian government has launched the second round of its Future Fuels Fund. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will provide $127.9 million to encourage fleet operators to integrate battery and hydrogen vehicles into their fleets by co-financing charging facilities and H2 refuelling stations.

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Feb 8, 2022 - 03:26 pm

Ireland provides funding for electric taxis

The Irish government has announced the re-launch of the electric vehicle taxi scheme, with a funding pot of €15 million allocated by the Department of Transport for 2022. The grants will enable owners of small public service vehicles, such as taxis, to buy electric vehicles.

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Jan 28, 2022 - 04:54 pm

California raises e-mobility subsidy pot to $10 billion

California Governor Gavin Newsom has unveiled expanded plans for investment in electric mobility. The US state is investing an additional 6.1 billion US dollars in electric vehicles and infrastructure. This brings the total budget for this area to ten billion US dollars.

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Jan 27, 2022 - 03:26 pm

Scotland aims to double public EV charging network

The Scottish Government has published a new draft outlining its vision to double the availability of public electric vehicle charging. The country intends to launch a dedicated fund to attract investment from the private sector and to provide up to £60 million to local authorities over the next four years.

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Jan 20, 2022 - 04:13 pm

New York boosts EV subsidy funding pot

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced an addition of more than $12 million to the Drive Clean Rebate program, which provides up to $2,000 on the purchase of an electric vehicle and funding of $2.7 million to local governments to purchase EVs and install charging stations for public use.

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Jan 14, 2022 - 12:12 pm

EU to demand stricter CO2 standards for new cars

There are signs of a possible further tightening of the EU targets for CO2 emissions from new cars. After the EU Commission had submitted its proposals for this in July 2021, it is now the EU Parliament’s turn – and it has apparently demanded stricter interim targets until 2035.

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Dec 22, 2021 - 11:55 am

Canada is investing in its EV subsidy programme

The Government of Canada is funnelling more money into its Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) programme. An additional $73 million will be added to Transport Canada’s budget to offer purchase incentives for zero-emission vehicles until the end of March 2022, when the next federal budget is due.

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Dec 21, 2021 - 11:29 am

US to tighten emissions regulation in 2026

In the US, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set emissions requirements for new passenger cars and light-duty trucks through model year 2026. The new regulations come into effect with the 2023 model year and require a 28.3 per cent reduction in vehicle emissions by 2026.

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Dec 15, 2021 - 03:54 pm

UK lowers EV subsidies again

The British government has again adjusted its electric car subsidy downwards. Both the subsidy rate and the price cap for eligible electric cars have been slightly reduced. There are also new subsidy rules for other electric vehicle types such as vans, motorbikes and mopeds.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 12:40 pm

Italy to ban sales of new ICEs in 2035

Italy’s government has decided to ban new passenger cars with combustion engines from 2035 in line with the EU Commission’s plans. For light commercial vehicles, this is to apply from 2040. This has now been decided by the Italian government’s Committee for the Ecological Transition (CITE).

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