Apr 28, 2021 - 11:56 am

New York to ban ICE sales as of 2035

The US state of New York is following California’s example and ensuring that only zero-emission passenger cars and light commercial vehicles may be sold from 2035. By 2045, all new medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles in the US state are also to be electric.

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Apr 23, 2021 - 02:56 pm

Thailand to only allow BEV sales from 2035

The Thai government will only allow purely electric vehicles to be sold from 2035 onwards. Along the way to this goal, the aim is also for electric vehicles to account for 50 per cent – and not 30 per cent as previously planned – of all new car registrations by the end of this decade.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 01:21 pm

New York launches $85Mn Clean Transportation Prizes

Today, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the New York Clean Transportation Prizes initiative offering up to $85 million through three competitions. New York State is looking for clean transportation solutions with a focus on underserved communities.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 12:35 pm

California EV subsidies almost exhausted

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) expects the available electric vehicle subsidies from the Californian Clean Vehicle Rebate Project to be exhausted within 30 days. This due to demand being even higher than expected.

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Apr 20, 2021 - 12:17 pm

Ireland halves PHEV subsidies

The Irish government will adjust its purchase incentives for electric vehicles as of 1 July 2021. While pure electric cars will continue to be subsidised with 5,000 euros, the subsidy for plug-in hybrids will be halved from the current 5,000 to 2,500 euros.

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Apr 14, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Is this the end of plug-in hybrid sales in the EU?

New EU rules may help phase out plug-in hybrid vehicles sooner than some carmakers were speculating. Drafts for ‘Green Finance’ regulations to come into force this year, would ban manufacturers from labelling PHEVs as “sustainable investments” beyond 2025.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 10:34 pm

The Brussels region cuts red tape for charging rollout

The Brussels regional government has cut some red tape to speed up the planned installation of an additional 250 charging stations across the city. The time between the application and the installation of stations is to be reduced from the current six months to two months.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 12:26 pm

E-mobility investments revealed in the USA

A week after US President Joe Biden unveiled his two-trillion-dollar investment plan, details are emerging about the e-mobility investments it includes. A whopping $100 billion is to go towards purchase subsidies for electric cars and $15 billion towards building 500,000 charging stations.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 01:58 pm

UK to invest £30 million into battery technology

In order to support research into battery technology, the British government will support the BEV and FCEV supply chains with over £30 million of UK government funding. A total of 22 studies will receive a share of £9.4 million in order to research and develop different aspects of the EV battery economy.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 01:14 pm

Romania doubles 2021 EV subsidy budget

The Romanian Ministry of Environment is doubling the budget for its Rabla Plus programme this year, which offers subsidies for the purchase of electric and hybrid cars, to the equivalent of around 82 million euros.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 01:07 pm

Luxembourg links EV subsidies to consumption

The government of Luxembourg has extended its subsidy programme for electric vehicles by another twelve months until 31 March 2022. The purchase premium for pure electric cars will in future be linked to electricity consumption. For plug-in hybrids, support will only be available until the end of the year.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 01:15 pm

US Senators demand date for ICE phase out

Two Californian Democrat US Senators Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein are putting pressure on President Joe Biden to enforce a fixed phase-out date for cars with combustion engines nationwide, following California’s example.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 03:08 pm

ChargeUp demands EU charging infrastructure regulation

In an open letter to the EU Commission, ChargeUp Europe, an association of European charging infrastructure providers, has called for a new stand-alone regulation for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The association says this should be separate from the existing directive for alternative fuels (DAFI).

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Mar 12, 2021 - 12:56 pm

EU politicians demand local battery production by 2025

German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier, his French colleague Bruno Le Maire and EU Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic wrote in a guest article demanding that by 2025, Europe should be able to produce enough battery cells each year to supply at least seven million electric cars.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 10:56 am

Nine European nations call for EU combustion phase-out

In a letter, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Malta, Ireland, Lithuania and Luxembourg call on the EU Commission to set a phase-out date for the sale of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with combustion engines in the EU that is in line with the goal of climate neutrality by 2050.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 01:21 pm

UK announces zero-emissions innovation fund

In the UK, innovative ideas for zero-emission vehicles could benefit from a share of a £20 million funding pot announced by the British  Department for Transport today. The DfT plans to launch a research and development competition in the field of e-mobility.

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Mar 7, 2021 - 09:36 pm

Canada invests in e-buses and infrastructure

Between 2021 and 2026, the Canadian government wants to invest a total of 2.75 billion dollars (around 1.8 billion euros) in the promotion of all-electric buses, including school buses and their charging infrastructure. The measure is part of a public transport funding offensive.

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Mar 6, 2021 - 05:24 pm

Spain increases electric mobility subsidies

The Spanish government has expanded the budget for its Moves II subsidy programme from 100 to 120 million euros. In the course of the programme, the purchase of electric cars will be subsidised by up to 5,500 euros. The following programme Moves III will be endowed with at least 400 million euros.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 12:47 pm

Belgrade gets greener with €5.2 billion investment

The Serbian capital Belgrade is aiming to invest a total of 5.2 billion euros by 2030 together with private stakeholders to reduce CO2 emissions and improve air quality. In doing so, the metropolis is also focusing on the electrification of the transport sector.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/05/05/clean-transit-for-america-plan-to-electrify-public-transportation/
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