Jul 10, 2019 - 02:01 pm

California considers tripling EV subsidies

The state of California could soon triple the subsidies for zero-emissions cars while cutting those for hybrids. This means buyers in the Golden State could get as much as $7,500 per EV. However, the Senate has yet to approve the draft bill.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 01:06 pm

UK to strike company car tax for EVs in 2020

The monetary advantage for the private use of electric company cars (BiK) will no longer have to be taxed in Great Britain from next year, the British government has now announced. De facto, only fully electric cars will benefit.

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Jul 9, 2019 - 12:18 pm

New Zealand plans BEV subsidies & CO2 tariffs

New Zealand’s government wants to make imported electric and hybrid vehicles cheaper by up to 8,000 NZ dollars from 2021 onwards through discounts. But a classic sales premium will not be the end of the story: Import cars with high CO2 emissions are to become significantly more expensive.

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Jul 5, 2019 - 04:29 pm

France expands charging station subsidy programme

The French government is expanding its Advenir programme, launched in 2016, with the help of which more than 7,300 new charging points for electric cars have been financed to date. In the future, private charging points will also be subsidised.

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Jul 2, 2019 - 05:41 pm

China continues VAT exemption for cleaner vehicles

The purchase of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, the so-called New Energy Vehicles, will remain exempt from VAT in China until the end of 2020. This has now been confirmed by the Ministry of Finance and the State Tax Administration in a joint statement.

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Jun 30, 2019 - 12:24 pm

USA: Climate Mayors set targets for EV purchases

At the second “Climate Mayors Summit” in Honolulu, representatives of more than 140 US cities and counties committed themselves to purchase a large electric fleet by the end of 2020. In addition, the Climate Mayors also want to buy electric school buses.

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Jun 29, 2019 - 05:35 pm

China begins subsidy cuts on municipal level

The Beijing government has abolished municipal subsidies for some electric vehicles. Manufacturers of electric vehicles in China can now only be granted subsidies from the central government before these are phased out next year.

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Jun 26, 2019 - 02:29 pm

Massachusetts pulls the plug on EV subsidies

Beyond September this year, the state government of Massachusetts will not be continuing subsidies on the purchase of electric cars and motorbikes. As electric vehicles get more popular and funds low, state lawmakers have decided to discontinue the program.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 04:47 pm

Canada: BC updates EV incentive programme

The government of British Columbia will now provide an extra $26.5 million to the CEVforBC programme. Simultaneously, the available rebates and the maximum price for qualifying electric cars were lowered to cover more vehicle purchases.

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Jun 18, 2019 - 03:19 pm

Ireland opts for 2030 combustion ban

Ireland is also aiming to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030. This is one of 180 measures in the Irish government’s published the Climate Action Plan, which covers all relevant sectors.

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Jun 16, 2019 - 08:15 pm

UK: Government departments must move on ULEV

British Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has set out plans for the government to move towards ultra-low emission car fleets over the next decade. The Government Car Service is on track to meet the targets, with EVs making up nearly 23% of the fleet.

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Jun 15, 2019 - 02:37 pm

EU states set binding CO2 limits for trucks and buses

The first European CO2 emission standards for trucks and other heavy commercial vehicles have now been set: the European Council’s formal adoption of the regulation was the final step in the procedure after the EU Parliament had passed the CO2 targets in April.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 01:30 pm

China tightens regulations for EV startups

The Chinese government is planning new rules to raise the market entry barrier for manufacturers of electric vehicles. The aim is to reduce the number of electric car startups and promote fewer, but more competitive players.

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Jun 4, 2019 - 12:54 pm

Japan tightens CO2 vehicle standards for 2030

The Japanese government has set new standards for the fleet consumption of car manufacturers until 2030. Car manufacturers must reduce the consumption and thus the CO2 emissions of their vehicles sold by 32 per cent by 2030 compared to 2016 – to an average of around 3.9 litres of gasoline per 100 kilometres.

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May 31, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Germany extends EV premiums til end of 2020

The German Federal Ministry of Economics has officially extended the purchase premiums for electric cars and plug-in hybrids until the end of 2020. The environmental bonus will therefore continue in its current form, meaning with identical subsidy rates, until 31 December 2020.

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May 28, 2019 - 02:33 pm

Israel: Tel Aviv to ban polluting vehicles

Tel Aviv is currently drawing up a strategic plan for the electrification of traffic in the Israeli city. This also includes banning “polluting vehicles” from Tel Aviv as of 2025. In the rest of the country, combustion engines will also be inexorably facing extinction.

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May 25, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Germany looks to raising EV subsidies

The German Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer wants to boost electric car sales by raising the ‘Environmental Bonus’ for purely electric cars from currently 2000 to 4000 euros by 2020. The measure would only apply to small battery electric or fuel cell cars with a purchase price of no more than 30,000 euros. 

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May 23, 2019 - 12:01 pm

India considers banning fossil fuel bikes & trikes

In an effort to curb environmental pollution and reduce dependence on fossil fuels, a high-ranking government body in India is pressing for only electric tricycles or rickshaws to be permitted from April 2023 and solely electric two-wheelers to be sold from April 2025.

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