Tag: Joe Biden

Apr 6, 2022 - 01:11 pm

New fuel economy standards announced in the USA

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced new fuel economy standards which follow President Biden’s executive order to drive American leadership forward on clean cars.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 04:50 pm

FTA grants over $400Mn to modernise America’s buses

President Biden and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today awarded $409.3 million in grants to 70 projects in 39 states to modernise and electrify America’s buses. The money is, however, only the first instalment of funding that will run in the billions.

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Mar 15, 2022 - 11:55 am

Rising fuel prices prompt conspiracy theorists in the US

As always in such cases, without any evidence at all, people on social media platforms claim that the rising fuel prices in the US are not the result of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, but that President Joe Biden’s administration was deliberately driving up prices to get more American drivers behind the wheel of an electric […]

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Feb 10, 2022 - 02:32 pm

USA: National EV charging infrastructure program is a Go (NEVI)

The plan to build a national network of 500,000 charging stations for electric vehicles across the US is taking shape. The US Department of Transportation and Energy announced it will provide nearly $5 billion in funding over five years to help states build said network, particularly along highways.

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Feb 10, 2022 - 11:55 am

Joe and Elon finally find peace

After being accused of ignoring Tesla for months in his speeches about electric vehicles, while praising General Motors and Ford, US President Joe Biden has now mentioned the Californian EV manufacturer by name for the first time in a public speech as “the largest electric car manufacturer in our country”.

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Dec 21, 2021 - 11:29 am

US to tighten emissions regulation in 2026

In the US, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set emissions requirements for new passenger cars and light-duty trucks through model year 2026. The new regulations come into effect with the 2023 model year and require a 28.3 per cent reduction in vehicle emissions by 2026.

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Dec 9, 2021 - 02:12 pm

US plans to drive transport electrification becoming concrete

The Biden administration is driving plans to increase electric transport across the US. Advances such as replacing all Government vehicles with electric ones have resulted in a new executive order. The President demands all light-duty vehicles acquired by the government to be emission-free by 2027.

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Nov 6, 2021 - 05:43 pm

US lawmakers approve $1tn infrastructure bill

The US Congress has passed a landmark one trillion dollar (€865bn) infrastructure package, following the Senate’s earlier agreement. President Biden now only has to sign it into law, effectively freeing $15bn in funding for electric transportation, after he had to make concessions.

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Oct 1, 2021 - 01:42 pm

Tesla pushes back in the USA

Tesla is urging US President Joe Biden’s administration and a US appeals court to impose higher fines on American automakers that fail to meet fuel economy requirements for their cars.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 05:40 pm

US carmakers aim for 40%-50% EV sales by 2030

The car companies General Motors, Ford and Stellantis have announced in a joint statement that they want to achieve between 40 and 50 per cent of their sales in the USA with BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs by 2030. This sales target was apparently wrested from the carmakers by US President Joe Biden.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 11:53 am

USA to return to stricter vehicle emissions standards

The administration of US President Joe Biden is apparently aiming for a return to stricter consumption and emission standards for cars. There is also progress in the legislative process on President Joe Biden’s slimmed-down infrastructure programme.

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Jun 7, 2021 - 12:01 pm

USA to focus on domestic EV battery recycling

The US government is wrapping up a 100-day review of the country’s supply chains in key areas such as e-mobility this week. The White House is presented with reports from several federal agencies, which could be released soon. So far, everything points to increasing battery recycling capacity across the US.

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May 27, 2021 - 04:37 pm

US Senate approves increase of EV tax credit

The US Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday approved a bill to increase the tax credit for electric vehicles assembled by union workers in the US up to $12,500. This would apply to electric vehicles up to a price of $80,000.

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Apr 23, 2021 - 04:06 pm

Biden administration reveals US charging network details

US President Joe Biden has now officially confirmed its intention to invest 15 billion dollars in the construction of a national network of 500,000 charging stations for electric vehicles. This sum had already been leaked in advance, but now the US government is providing a more in-depth look at the plans.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 12:26 pm

E-mobility investments revealed in the USA

A week after US President Joe Biden unveiled his two-trillion-dollar investment plan, details are emerging about the e-mobility investments it includes. A whopping $100 billion is to go towards purchase subsidies for electric cars and $15 billion towards building 500,000 charging stations.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 01:15 pm

US Senators demand date for ICE phase out

Two Californian Democrat US Senators Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein are putting pressure on President Joe Biden to enforce a fixed phase-out date for cars with combustion engines nationwide, following California’s example.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 12:58 pm

USA launches battery supply chain investigation

US President Joe Biden has signed an Executive Order to review US supply chains, with a particular focus on key sectors of the US auto industry. The 100-day review will cover semiconductors, rare earth metals and batteries for electric vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/23/us-democrats-drop-plan-to-expand-ev-subsidies/
23.06.2022 12:38