Tag: Subsidies

Feb 1, 2023 - 05:00 pm

Wolfspeed & ZF move ahead with European SiC factory

The US semiconductor manufacturer Wolfspeed has confirmed previously leaked plans to build a plant for SiC semiconductors in Saarland with local supplier ZF. The highly automated 200 mm wafer plant will be the company’s first “fab facility” in Europe and is expected to be the most modern of its kind.

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Jan 31, 2023 - 01:59 pm

London introduces scrappage scheme

The City of London has launched a £110 million scrappage scheme for combustion engine vehicles. This follows the announced extension of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to the whole of London from 29 August 2023. The scrappage subsidies target economically vulnerable groups.

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Jan 15, 2023 - 01:39 pm

Brussels funds eleven fast charging projects

The government of the Brussels Capital Region is funding the installation of fast and ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles with 500,000 euros. Eleven projects were selected as part of the funding.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 04:35 pm

US government funds twelve battery research projects

The US Department of Energy is funding a total of twelve projects to develop better battery cells for electric vehicles with 42 million dollars as part of the ‘Electric Vehicles for American Low-Carbon Living’ (EVs4ALL) programme. The new cells should be able to be charged faster and be more efficient and resistant.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 02:31 pm

Netherlands opens EV subsidy pot for 2023

In the Netherlands, subsidies for the purchase of electric cars can now be applied for again. This year, €99.4 million are in the subsidy pot. However, not the entire amount is available for the subsidy of new electric cars.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 11:49 am

France reduces electric vehicle subsidies

The French government is cutting its subsidies for electric cars for 2023. The reduction of the eco-bonus, which had previously been postponed for a year, came into force on 1 January. Electric cars will now receive a maximum of €5,000 from the state, compared to the previous sum of €6,000.

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Dec 20, 2022 - 02:45 pm

‘Power2Power’ project announces more efficient semiconductors

As part of the now successfully completed European cooperation project ‘Power2Power’, 43 partners from industry and research have jointly developed novel power semiconductors with higher power density and energy efficiency over the past three years. A follow-up project will start in January.

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Dec 14, 2022 - 02:05 pm

France extends BIK advantages for BEVs

France has extended the ‘Benefit-in-Kind’ scheme for electric cars by two years – it now applies until the end of 2024. In addition, electric car drivers pay fewer tolls for using French motorways.

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Nov 24, 2022 - 06:18 pm

California invests $2.6 billion in decarbonising transport

In the USA, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved a $2.6 billion investment plan for the state’s transition to zero-emission transportation. The projects that have been supported range from incentives for cleaner trucks and buses and mobility options such as bike- and car-sharing to consumer rebates for clean cars.

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Nov 22, 2022 - 03:28 pm

Intercharge network integrates French charge point operators

Hubject’s Intercharge network is now part of the French Advenir programme. By joining this programme, French charging point operators will be able to register with the Intercharge eRoaming network. The aim of the cooperation agreement is to attract more French electric mobility players.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 11:59 am

UK to drop EV tax exemption in 2025

Great Britain is abolishing the vehicle tax exemption for electric vehicles. As announced by the British Ministry of Finance, from 1 April 2025, the so-called Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) must also be paid for electric cars, vans and motorbikes – but initially at a manageable rate.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 12:35 pm

Sweden drops EV subsidies with immediate effect

Sweden’s new government has abolished state subsidies for electric cars and plug-in hybrids. As the government announces on its website, vehicles ordered after 8 November 2022 will no longer be eligible for the so-called climate bonus.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 05:02 pm

China to extend tax exemption for NEVs over 2023

China will continue to exempt New Energy Vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs and PHEVs) from purchase tax in 2023. There had already been reports to this effect at the beginning of August, but now the official confirmation has come from the responsible ministry.

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Aug 15, 2022 - 11:48 am

Inflation Reduction Act passes the US House of Representatives

The Inflation Reduction Act, which also includes the reform of the EV tax credit, has now passed the House of Representatives after the Senate and is expected to be signed by President Joe Biden in the coming days. The new eligibility requirements will make most electric models ineligible for the tax credit.

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Aug 8, 2022 - 11:03 am

US Senate reforms electric car tax credits

The US Senate has passed the Inflation Reduction Act by a narrow majority, which also includes reform of the electric car tax credit. After the vote in the Senate, the legislative package will go to the House of Representatives this week, where the Democrats have a slim majority.

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Aug 3, 2022 - 01:15 pm

British Columbia increases EV subsidy rebates

The government of British Columbia has increased the maximum provincial rebate under the ‘CleanBC Go Electric Passenger Vehicle Rebate Program’ from $3,000 to $4,000. At the same time, the province decreased the funding for households with higher incomes.

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Aug 1, 2022 - 04:54 pm

China to extend sales tax exemption for NEVs to 2023

The Chinese government wants to continue the purchase tax exemption for New Energy Vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs and PHEVs) in 2023. The purchase tax exemption for NEVs in China has been in place since 2014, and with its continuation the government wants to further support the growth of the industry.

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Jul 29, 2022 - 03:45 pm

US Senate to move forward with new EV tax credit

The Democrats in the US Senate have presented a new bill on the tax credit for electric cars. This bill retains the amount of 7,500 dollars, but the upper limit of 200,000 electric cars per manufacturer is removed – which would make Tesla and GM eligible again. The law has not yet been passed, but […]

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Jul 27, 2022 - 01:35 pm

Germany to revamp ‘environmental bonus’ subsidies

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) has essentially confirmed the key points of new EV regulations for the environmental bonus from 2023. The new subsidy package will focus more on individual drivers, rather than company fleets, as well as include a reduction of the funds.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/02/03/project-twinvector-to-bundle-european-battery-development-competence/
03.02.2023 15:35