Jun 20, 2022 - 02:09 pm

Norway considers cutting EV advantages

The Norwegian public road administration ‘Statens vegvesen’ has put the removal of some advantages for electric cars in road traffic into play. The considerations are part of a plan to reduce car traffic in Norway as a whole.

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Jun 18, 2022 - 11:30 pm

UK grants awarded for EVs and supply chains

In the UK, more than £43 million of UK government and industry funding has been awarded to projects including electric motorcycles and an all-terrain, 4×4 electric delivery truck designed for emerging markets. Grants also went to feasibility and early-stage proposals that could bolster the UK electric vehicle supply chain.

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Jun 13, 2022 - 12:51 pm

Netherlands already exhausted 2022 EV subsidy pot

In the Netherlands, the budget for government subsidies for new electric cars has been exhausted for this year. The government had set aside 71 million euros for this purpose – enough for 22,000 electric cars, which were subsidised with 3,350 euros each. However, the subsidy is still available for used electric cars this year.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 11:57 am

EU Parliament votes to end combustion vehicle sales in 2035

The EU Parliament has cleared the way for the phasing out of internal combustion engines in new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles from 2035 as part of the EU climate package “Fit for 55”. The Parliament’s position for the negotiations with the EU Member States is thus clear.

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May 23, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Congo & Zambia to build up battery supply chain

As the world’s largest producer of cobalt, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) no longer wants to settle for the role of a raw material supplier. Instead, it wants to build its own battery supply chain in the country. A battery factory is also being considered.

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May 17, 2022 - 02:30 pm

Delaware extends Clean Vehicle Rebate Program

In the USA, the state of Delaware has announced that the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is extending the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program through the end of the year, providing rebates for drivers switching to electric vehicles.

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May 16, 2022 - 02:25 pm

UK gov’ pushes £200Mn towards zero-emission HGVs

The UK government says it will release over £200 million in funding for a major zero-emission road freight demonstrator programme. Vehicle manufacturers, energy suppliers and fleet and infrastructure operators will be asked to showcase their technology on UK roads.

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May 10, 2022 - 05:27 pm

Western Australia starts subsidies + road tax for EVs

The Western Australian government has launched the Clean Energy Car Fund doted with almost $60 million (AUS – almost 40 million euros). This includes rebates for the purchase of battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and charging infrastructure, but also an extra road tax for drivers of these vehicles.

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May 4, 2022 - 01:27 pm

Norway reconsiders electric car privileges

The Norwegian Ministry of Transport is considering abolishing or reducing privileges for electric vehicles in taxes and tolls in larger cities. According to its own statements, the government wants to push ahead with the traffic turnaround – and not simply replace combustion engines 1:1 with electric cars.

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Apr 8, 2022 - 02:08 pm

Italy to invest €650 million per year to lower emissions

The Italian government is allocating 650 million euros annually for 2022, 2023 and 2024 for incentives to purchase electrified and low-emission vehicles. Private individuals can receive a subsidy of 3,000 euros for the purchase of new electric cars. Small and medium-sized enterprises will also be supported.

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Mar 31, 2022 - 12:10 pm

Canada sets interim emissions reduction targets

The Canadian government has presented its ‘2030 Emissions Reduction Plan’ and included several e-mobility investments. The goal announced last year of bringing forward the phase-out of internal combustion engines by five years to 2035 is confirmed and supplemented by interim targets.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/20/netherlands-to-introduce-parking-privileges-for-evs/
20.06.2022 14:46