Feb 1, 2019 - 03:39 pm

The Norway factor in CO2 emissions

Despite Norway not being a part of the European Union, they will be included in the overall CO2 emissions figures with their European neighbours. And not only that, electric vehicles sold in Norway count twice when it comes to fleet emissions.

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Jan 30, 2019 - 01:27 pm

India gears import taxes for domestic EV assembly

The Indian government has lowered import duty on parts of electric vehicles from 15-30 per cent to 10-15 per cent, effective January 30.  At the same time, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is now charging customs duty for battery packs for EVs, which were previously exempt.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 11:15 am

Luxemburg upgrades e-mobility subsidies

Luxembourg is extending the subsidies introduced this year by another year for the purchase of electric vehicles (battery-electric and fuel cell) and plug-in hybrids. The amount of the premium will further remain at 5,000 euros in 2020.

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Jan 18, 2019 - 03:13 pm

Germany advised to introduce EV quota & €8000 grant

The advisory body ‘National Platform for Future of Mobility’ (NPM) urges the German government to take drastic measures to increase climate protection in the transport sector. The consultants call for mandatory sales quotas for electric cars and plug-in hybrids of 25 per cent in 2025 and 50% in 2030.

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Jan 7, 2019 - 06:16 pm

Austria presents new EV subsidy packet

Austria has updated their subsidy packet for electrified vehicles for the years 2019 and 2020. Notable is that BEVs now receive a unified 3,000 euro subsidy each, but only up to a purchase price of 50,000 euro for private use or 60,000 euros for commercial use.

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Jan 2, 2019 - 01:21 pm

Italy to subsidise EVs and tax ICEs

The Italian government plans to launch a subsidy package for the purchase of electric and hybrid vehicles with up to €6,000. At the same time, taxes for the purchase of gasoline and diesel vehicles will increase.

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Jan 2, 2019 - 12:57 pm

China to cut short-range EV subsidies

The Chinese government has announced plans to lower many of their electric vehicle subsidies for the year 2019 by about 30% compared to the 2018 regulations, with the goal to completely end these subsidies in 2020. However, EVs with a range over 300 km will receive increased subsidies.

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Dec 20, 2018 - 09:58 pm

EU Council drafts CO2 emission rules for trucks

After the EU agreed CO2 emission reduction for cars and light commercial vehicles, the Council of Minsters from EU member states have published their targets for trucks. Carbon emission of the heavyweights would thus decrease 30% in 2030 and 15% by 2025 – a little less than EU Parliamentarians are aiming for. Yet, a sales […]

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Dec 20, 2018 - 05:22 pm

London against pollution and congestion

London tackles air pollution with further restrictions and subsidies. Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have made changes to the congestion charge that applies to central London roads. PHEVs and private hire vehicles such as Uber cars will lose their exemption after 2021.

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Dec 18, 2018 - 04:16 pm

EU agrees on 37.5% CO2 reduction for cars by 2030

EU negotiators finally agreed on CO2 emission rules for cars and vans and the deal is a true compromise. CO2 emissions from new cars will have to decrease by 37.5% by 2030 and 31% for vans, which is slightly above the expected 35%. Yet, punitive measures connected to the number of plug-ins sold, otherwise typical […]

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Dec 18, 2018 - 03:25 pm

South Korea to boost electric vehicle industry

The South Korean government announces plans to advance e-mobility both at home and abroad. Local EV subsidies are to help bring the number of electric vehicles in Korea to 430,000 BEVs and 65,000 FCEVs by 2022. Moreover, manufacturers will receive support to multiply ZEV exports.

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Dec 18, 2018 - 03:05 pm

Switzerland unites behind ‘Roadmap E-Mobility 2022’

In Switzerland, the entire government and representatives of various industries have agreed to work towards a 15 percent marketshare of electric vehicles by 2022. To get there, the ‘Roadmap for Electric Mobility 2022’ includes measures for advancing infrastructure or information campaigns.

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Dec 13, 2018 - 06:12 pm

Finnish Task Force calls for fuel tax + EV incentives

The Finnish Ministry of Transport had asked a Task Force to analyse how the country may reach its goal to eliminate CO2 emissions in the transport sector by 2045. Their final report is out and proposes a range of measures that alternate between the carrot and the stick.

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Dec 12, 2018 - 04:42 pm

EU fails to agree on emissions targets for new cars

The European Parliament, the EU Commission and the member states led by the Austrian Council Presidency have postponed their talks in the dispute over stricter climate protection targets for new cars in the EU. So far they have not been able to reach an agreement.

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Dec 10, 2018 - 04:25 pm

Austria to extend EV subsidies beyond 2018

Subsidies for purely electric cars and plug-in hybrids in Austria have been extended beyond the original expiry date of the end of this year. Details on the continuation of the programme should be published before Christmas.

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Nov 30, 2018 - 04:32 pm

Netherlands develop new electric vehicle incentives

Starting in 2030, only emissions free vehicles will be allowed to be newly registered in the Netherlands. A group of experts has now come forward with a plan to reach this target – for which they have reportedly found government approval on all points.

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Nov 26, 2018 - 01:14 pm

Ukraine exempts electric vehicles from taxes

The government of Ukraine extended their electric vehicle incentive in form of the VAT exemption for imported electric cars. The Ukrainian parliament approved a bill to prolong the tax exemption for 2018 until the end of 2022.

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Nov 15, 2018 - 04:00 pm

Paris to ban older diesels in summer 2019

The Metropole du Grand Paris council has decided to ban older diesel vehicles registered before the end of 2000 from the area within the A86 ring road. The area is home to some 5.6 million inhabitants and includes Paris and 79 municipalities.

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Nov 14, 2018 - 06:11 pm

EU Parliament agrees on CO2 reduction targets for trucks

The EU Parliament has voted in favour of binding CO2 limits for trucks. In their resolution, parliamentarians decided on stronger reduction targets than those proposed by the EU Commission. Parliament wants CO2 reduction targets for trucks with a 20 percent reduction by 2025 and 35 percent by 2030.

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Oct 31, 2018 - 04:52 pm

France: Carmakers agree to supplement eMobility

The French government and major carmakers have agreed to subsidise the switch from fossil fuel powered cars to electric vehicles. The manufacturers will thus supplement France’s scrappage scheme so that it can be raised and extended in 2019.

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Oct 27, 2018 - 02:13 pm

CARB approves $483 million budget for 2018-19

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved a 483 million dollar budget for the 2018 to 2019 fiscal period. The budget will be used to fund clean vehicle rebates, zero emission public transport and logistics and other mobility pilot projects.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/02/01/norwegen-figures-will-potentially-help-german-carmakers/
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