Tag: Subsidies

Nov 12, 2019 - 01:26 pm

San Diego approves infrastructure & EV subsidies

San Diego has recently approved two EV charging infrastructure programmes, which will install chargers at parks, beaches and schools. The city also released another funding programme providing up to $9,500 for EV acquisition.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 01:43 pm

Havyard developing fuel cell system for ships

The Norwegian Havyard Group is working with partners on a fuel cell system for large ships. The company is now entering the approval phase with Linde Engineering as tank supplier and PowerCell Sweden as fuel cell supplier.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 12:59 pm

Germany extends company car grant until 2030

The German government has passed the proposed law for the promotion of electromobility and the amendment of further tax regulations. Among other things, this concerns the taxation of electric company cars and the tax exemption for charging cars free of charge at the workplace.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Allego is building HPC chargers in Scandinavia

Allego is expanding into Scandinavia, where the company focuses on the installation of high-power charging stations with up to 350 kW charging capacity. Allego’s headquarters in Scandinavia will be in Stockholm. A total of 55 locations are to be set up in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

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Nov 5, 2019 - 02:49 pm

Germany to increase electric car sales with subsidies

At the “car summit” held at the Chancellery in Berlin, the German federal government and industry representatives have agreed on measures to boost electric cars sales. Purchase premiums and the number of charging stations will increase, while some questions remain unanswered.

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Oct 25, 2019 - 12:35 pm

US Senate proposal to add scrapping subsidies

Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader of the U.S. Senate faction, has presented a $454BN ten-year plan to get combustion vehicles off the country’s roads and to aid the US manufacture and sale of electric vehicles.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:43 pm

UK plans green plates for electric cars

The British government has launched an official consultation on the introduction of green number plates for electric cars. This should make it easier for local authorities to issue special regulations for electric cars.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 04:11 pm

US EV subsidies in question

In the U.S., thousands of car buyers may have erroneously received more than $70 million in tax credits for plug-in hybrids and electric cars – even though their vehicle was not actually eligible. An audit report has now revealed several loopholes in the scheme that could affect over 16,000 tax returns from 2014 to 2018.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 02:31 pm

EU investigates Hungarian subsidies for Samsung SDI

The European Commission has opened an investigation against Hungary to assess whether Hungary’s plans to grant €108 million in subsidies to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production plant in Göd follow EU rules on regional state aid.

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Oct 10, 2019 - 02:19 pm

Germany ready to sign 2030 climate package into law

The German government has now approved the country’s 2030 climate plan, first outlaid during the global climate strike initiated by the Fridays for Future movement. Activists call the package weak, yet it carries over measures for e-mobility at least.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 04:45 pm

Ireland reshapes EV and charging subsidies

Ireland is reshaping its EV measures. Subsidies and some funds have been discontinued, while others have been extended or created. More funds have been allocated for electric vehicle purchase and charging infrastructure, and requirements on charging provisions in new buildings have been added.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 06:02 pm

US brewery to use 21 BYD heavy-duty e-trucks

The US brewery Anheuser-Busch will use 21 BYD electrically powered heavy-duty trucks in its Californian fleet as part of a government project. The BYD 8TT electric trucks are scheduled to go into service at the end of this year.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:35 pm

Alstom develops conductive charging for electric buses

Alstom shows a ground-based recharging system for electric buses, further development of its SRS system for trams. The prototype now presented in the Spanish city of Málaga is equipped with a 200 kW charger that charges a twelve-metre electric bus from Linkker.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Electrification becomes an election topic in Britain

The British Labour party, currently in opposition, is taking a stand on electric mobility for the new elections that are likely to take place soon in the wake of Brexit chaos. In the event of an election victory, Labour wants to massively promote the purchase of electric cars with a series of measures.

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Sep 23, 2019 - 04:41 pm

Scottish e-bike grants show effects

The Scottish eBike Grant Fund has first results and says it enabled the purchase over 100 e-bikes to 19 organisations across Scotland for 2019/20. Over £273,000 has been granted by the Government so far, with additional grants expected to come through before the end of the year.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 04:15 pm

UK sets aside £400M for fast charging infrastructure

The British Ministry of Finance is providing £400 million to further develop the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles on the island. The first 70M pounds will go to 3,000 new charging points, which will be increased to 5,000 in the UK.

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Sep 4, 2019 - 03:37 pm

Netherlands is planning a bidirectional charging network

After several pilot projects on bidirectional charging, the Dutch government is now going on the offensive: it is providing five million euros for 21 municipalities to support them in setting up a total of 472 “intelligent” V2G-capable charging points for electric cars.

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Sep 2, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Maine uses VW’s penalty funds for EV subsidies

The US state of Maine won a $5.1 million legal settlement against the Volkswagen Group for violating state environmental laws and emissions through their marketing and sales of light vehicles in 2017. The funds are now to be used to fund the procurement of BEVs and PHEVs.

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Sep 2, 2019 - 12:23 pm

South Korea announces new EV subsidies for 2020

In the coming year, the South Korean government will provide the equivalent of around 900 million dollars in subsidies for e-mobility. The money will not only be used to subsidise electric and fuel cell cars, but also the associated infrastructure.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 10:59 am

Rwanda: electric two-wheelers and battery swapping

The government of Rwanda has announced that they will be issuing national policy guidelines to eliminate fossil-fuelled two-wheelers from its roads.  This is part of a broader electrification strategy aimed at comprehensively decarbonizing the East African country’s transport sector.

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Aug 26, 2019 - 04:00 pm

Ireland to subsidise 1,000 charging stations

The Irish government announced funding for the construction of an additional 1,000 charging points for electric cars over five years. In the process, charging points will also be integrated into street lamps.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/14/california-to-cap-electric-vehicle-rebates-at-60000/
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