Aug 17, 2018 - 07:47 pm

Tesla feels discriminated against by Ontario

The new conservative Ontario government cancelled the previous administrations EV subsidies for drivers in July. Unlike other car manufacturers, apparently this was only effective immediately for Tesla. The Californians are now taking legal action against this.

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Aug 6, 2018 - 05:00 pm

India changing focus of new electric vehicles policy

India’s government is preparing a new EV policy that will move away from a pan-indian into a more focussed approach. Rather than trying to inspire a transition to electric transport nationwide, they are planning to concentrate on pilot projects in major urban centres.

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Jul 25, 2018 - 04:04 pm

Japan plans complete exit from combustion for 2050

Japan has now officially announced their goal to produce only electric and hybrid vehicles in the country as of 2050. The government plans to reach the goal with a system of subventions for the development of batteries and motors for electrified vehicles.

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Jul 23, 2018 - 06:09 pm

France sharpening emissions law

France has announced sharper regulations for the ecological tax, and will lower the threshold for acceptable emissions. The previous 120 grams/km will now be lowered to 117 grams per kilometre, starting in 2019.

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Jul 17, 2018 - 04:51 pm

C40 Cities & Climate Group kick-off ZEV Challenge

C40 Cities and the Climate Group have launched the ‘Zero Emission Vehicle Challenge’ in order to “massively accelerate” the adoption of electric vehicles. Initiators include cities like London, New York and Paris as well as industry partners.

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Jul 9, 2018 - 02:55 pm

UK: New Road to Zero Strategy to decarbonise transport

At long last – the British government has specified plans to decarbonise the country. Their Road to Zero Strategy affirms to ban all sales of combustion engine vehicles by 2040 but averts calls that asked to move said target forward. There is a new a mid-term goal however.

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Jul 8, 2018 - 01:43 pm

China to further define plug-in vehicle policies

The government in Beijing is looking at a further reduction in new energy vehicle subsidies in 2019. They want carmakers to become less dependent on state funding and to innovate instead. As with previous programmes, the new policies would emphasise range and efficiency.

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Jul 2, 2018 - 12:20 pm

Sweden establishes e-mobility testbed worth 1BN SEK

Carmakers Volvo and Volkswagen’s Scania together with the Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), and Chalmers University of Technology are establishing a testbed for electric mobility. With funding from the Swedish government the investment totals one billion krona (about 96M euro).

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Jun 25, 2018 - 01:47 pm

Berlin: Extensive EV subsidy scheme for businesses

Berlin step up their e-mobility efforts big time as they launch a new plug-in vehicle subsidy scheme for SMEs and businesses in the German capital. As of July, 1, companies may claim up to 4,000 euros for buying an EV and 8,000 for an electric van, all on top of the federal incentive.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm

Scotland: Ever more money to switch to electric cars

The Scottish government has increased funding to programmes that bring them closer to their goal to finish all sales of combustion engine vehicles by 2032. Hence the budget for the Low Carbon Transport Loan has risen from £8m to £20m for 2018/19 with new schemes being introduced.

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Jun 19, 2018 - 04:33 pm

Milan to introduce diesel ban in 2019

The city of Milan has now also decided to install a diesel ban albeit in small steps. As of January, 21, 2019, older diesels (up to Euro 3) will be banned from driving in city limits from Monday through Friday.

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Jun 18, 2018 - 06:19 pm

UK leaders call for moving ICE ban forward to 2030

In a call to action, the Mayor of London and cross-party leaders will urge the British government to end pure diesel and petrol sales in 2030, ten years earlier than planned. Together they are representing around 20m people from across England and Wales.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/18/uk-leaders-call-for-moving-ice-ban-forward-to-2030/
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