Nov 24, 2022 - 02:11 pm

Philippines drops import duties for electric vehicles

In order to boost demand for electric vehicles in the face of high fuel costs, the Philippines has abolished import duties on electric vehicles. The scheme will apply not only to cars, but also buses, delivery scales, trucks, motorbikes and e-bikes.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 11:59 am

UK to drop EV tax exemption in 2025

Great Britain is abolishing the vehicle tax exemption for electric vehicles. As announced by the British Ministry of Finance, from 1 April 2025, the so-called Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) must also be paid for electric cars, vans and motorbikes – but initially at a manageable rate.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 12:35 pm

Sweden drops EV subsidies with immediate effect

Sweden’s new government has abolished state subsidies for electric cars and plug-in hybrids. As the government announces on its website, vehicles ordered after 8 November 2022 will no longer be eligible for the so-called climate bonus.

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Nov 1, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Electric Vehicle Council calls for more EVs in Australia

More than 100 companies operating in Australia, including a number of car manufacturers, have joined forces to form a private-sector electric vehicle alliance. The newly formed Electric Vehicle Council is demanding a strong national electric vehicle strategy from the Australian government. The goal is to get one million electric vehicles on Australian roads by 2027.

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Oct 26, 2022 - 12:13 pm

Seat receives almost half of Spain’s PERTE grant

Spain’s Ministry of Industry has made public the distribution of state aid for the first call of the eMobility funding programme PERTE. In total, the government is distributing 877.2 million euros to ten funding recipients – almost 300 million euros more than previously planned.

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Oct 24, 2022 - 05:02 pm

New South Wales releases fast-charging funds

The New South Wales Government has followed up on its plan to help companies install ultra-fast charging bays across the Australian state. Round one funds have been released to help major beneficiaries install fast chargers at 86 locations along highways and urban centres.

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Oct 20, 2022 - 02:39 pm

US DoE announces funding for 20 battery companies

After the US Department of Energy announced funding of almost three billion US dollars for the development of a national battery supply chain in February, things are now getting concrete: 20 companies have been selected to receive a total of 2.8 billion US dollars for the construction and expansion of factories in twelve states.

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Oct 20, 2022 - 02:14 pm

EU sets refuelling and charging infrastructure targets

The EU Parliament has adopted binding minimum targets for the expansion of infrastructure for zero tailpipe-emission transport. These stipulate a minimum density of EV charging and hydrogen refuelling stations that must be affordable and easy to use, and a faster rollout of stations. Emissions in the maritime sector are now to be reduced with specific […]

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Oct 20, 2022 - 12:52 pm

Stockholm legislates for more sustainable city transport

Stockholm has a new city government that has now outlined its plans for the future of transport in the Swedish capital. By 2030, all traffic in the city centre of Stockholm is to be emission-free, and car traffic is to be reduced by 30 per cent compared to 2017.

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Oct 11, 2022 - 02:02 pm

All Brussels car parks must provide EV charging by 2025

The Brussels regional government has decreed that all car parks in and around the Belgian capital region with ten parking spaces or more must offer charge points for electric cars from 2025. How many depends on the size of the car park and will gradually increase until 2030.

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Oct 10, 2022 - 04:16 pm

EPA frees nearly $1Bn in funding for clean school buses

The US Government has announced nearly doubling the budget for clean school buses this fiscal year. The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said the decision followed “overwhelming” demand, with school districts from all 50 states applying for the 2022 Clean School Bus Rebates.

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Oct 6, 2022 - 11:55 am

EPA considers including EVs in renewable fuel credit system

According to an agency report, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to include electric cars in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which regulates the blending of renewable fuels. This could benefit large electric car manufacturers such as Tesla.

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Sep 30, 2022 - 05:45 pm

New York to introduce EV sales quotas in 2026

In New York State, only zero-emission cars and light commercial vehicles may be sold from 2035. Governor Kathy Hochul has now outlined a strategy to systematically reduce the sale of internal combustion vehicles by then. New York is taking its cue from California.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 05:02 pm

China to extend tax exemption for NEVs over 2023

China will continue to exempt New Energy Vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs and PHEVs) from purchase tax in 2023. There had already been reports to this effect at the beginning of August, but now the official confirmation has come from the responsible ministry.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 10:48 am

California sets the course for ICE exit

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has now passed the regulation ‘Advanced Clean Cars II’, which defines the path for the ban on internal combustion engine (ICE) cars in the US state from 2035 onwards. However, the ban on internal combustion vehicles has been softened.

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Aug 24, 2022 - 05:06 pm

Mexico founds state firm to extract and process lithium

The Mexican government has founded a state-owned company to extract and market lithium. According to a decree by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the raw material is to be produced and distributed exclusively by Litio para México. The company aims to start operations in six months at the latest.

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Aug 16, 2022 - 05:49 pm

FTA awards grants for 1,100 electric buses in the USA

In the USA, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced $1.66 billion in grants that will benefit transit agencies, territories and states to modernise their bus fleets and facilities. The agency has released a list of 150 projects that will receive funding.

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Aug 15, 2022 - 11:48 am

Inflation Reduction Act passes the US House of Representatives

The Inflation Reduction Act, which also includes the reform of the EV tax credit, has now passed the House of Representatives after the Senate and is expected to be signed by President Joe Biden in the coming days. The new eligibility requirements will make most electric models ineligible for the tax credit.

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Aug 9, 2022 - 01:27 pm

USPS under more pressure to deliver 100% EV fleet

The massive climate bill that passed the US Senate this week includes three billion dollars for the US Postal Service to decarbonise its delivery fleet. Local media said the US Government “called USPS’s bluff” by supplying as much funding as USPS claimed a 100% BEV fleet would cost.

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Aug 8, 2022 - 01:47 pm

New Jersey budgets $15m a year for electric school buses

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill requiring the state’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to implement a three-year ‘Electric School Bus Program’. The budget stands at $45 million or $15m per year. It is the latest bill in a row the EV-savvy Governor has signed.

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