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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.


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