Tag: Subsidies

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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Aug 23, 2019 - 01:11 pm

SemaConnect to supply PG&E’s charging infrastructure

The North American infrastructure provider was selected as an approved vendor for Pacific Gas and Electric’s (PG&E) EV Fleet programme. Under the programme, PG&E customers can receive free EV charging infrastructure, as well as funding for EVs and additional chargers.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 01:05 pm

Indonesia plans a series of EV incentives

The Indonesian government is planning a series of incentives to increase the uptake of electric vehicles as well as supporting the manufacture of these in the country. Indonesia aspires to become a hub for electric vehicle manufacturing and an exporter.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 05:19 pm

UK may introduce home charging port requirement

The British government has put forth a proposal in a public consultation to become the first nation to introduce mandatory charging points in new homes. Additionally, all new rapid chargers will have to offer card payment options starting in 2020.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 03:27 pm

Romania extends EV subsidy programme

The Romanian Ministry of the Environment is doubling the budget for its Rabla Plus programme, which offers subsidies for the purchase of electric and hybrid cars. An additional 3.2 million euros are now available.

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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 29, 2019 - 09:03 pm

German battery cell production research centre situated

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has announced that its battery production research centre (FFB) will be located in Münster and will be set up at MEET (Electrochemical Energy Technology centre at Uni Münster). The German government funds the project with 500 million euros.

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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 25, 2019 - 04:15 pm

UK: New requirements for chargepoints

Starting on the first of July, all publicly funded chargepoints in the UK will have to incorporate smart technologies to keep costs down for consumers, as well as becoming greener, to eventually reach zero net emissions.

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Jun 25, 2019 - 03:44 pm

Scotland sets aside £20 million for EV funding

The Scottish government has announced a fund of more than £20 million to boost the number of EVs in Scotland. The money will go to several local authorities to help fund charging points as well as new electric vehicles.

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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 19, 2019 - 11:20 pm

Berlin public transport BVG orders 90 Solaris e-buses

The state of Berlin and public transit operator BVG are pushing ahead with the ramp-up phase for the procurement of electric buses and are purchasing a further 90 EVs. Polish manufacturer Solaris secured the contract and will deliver from spring 2020.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/09/14/germany-to-drive-transport-turnaround-with-e75-billions/
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