Jan 4, 2018 - 12:19 pm
Sweden introduces grants for light electric vehicles
The Swedish government is about to launch a programme to encourage people to buy light electric two-, three- and four-wheelers. Thus, clients of an eligible vehicle get payed back 25 percent of the purchase price (maximum 10,000 krona).
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.
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.
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.
Dec 11, 2017 - 11:50 am
China reveals plans to slash NEV Subsidies
China has announced its’ subsidy plan for for vehicles with electric and plug-in-hybrid propulsion systems for 2018. As expected, finding will become increasingly dependent on range.
Dec 6, 2017 - 04:31 pm
Slovakia extends its PEV incentives
The state of Slovakia has extended its plug-in vehicle privileges and will continue to grant up to 5,000 euros when buying an ecological car before the end of June 2018.
Dec 4, 2017 - 04:45 pm
China to extend tax rebate for EVs and PHEVs?
The People’s Republic considers to further exempt the 10 percent purchase tax on NEVs, Bloomberg has learnt. Originally, the suspension of the purchase incentive for EVs and PHEVs was scheduled for this year’s end.
Nov 29, 2017 - 05:21 pm
Diesel-summit reveals lack of EVs in Germany
1 billion euros shall help to clear the air over Germany from diesel fumes but Tuesday’s diesel-summit revealed that it is not (just) the money that missing, it is the electric vehicles. And time is running out.
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.
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.
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.
Nov 23, 2017 - 01:02 pm
German government advisors are pro EV quota
In its latest special report, the German Advisory Council on the Environment (SRU), a board consulting the German government for the last 45 years, recommends an EV sales share of 25 percent regarding passenger cars and light utility vehicles by 2025.
Nov 23, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Great Britain sets up extensive electric mobility fund
With a series of measures, the British government seeks to accelerate the expansion of electric mobility in the United Kingdom. The several hundred thousand pound programmes are summarised in a newly presented paper called Autumn Budget.
Nov 9, 2017 - 11:22 pm
Liverpool fights air pollution
The city’s parliamentarians approve the installation of 100 EV charging points throughout Liverpool, but that’s not all: The city council also partners with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority to calculate the costs to establish a Clean Air Zone, which shall be completed by March 2018.