Tag: Subsidies

Feb 20, 2020 - 02:30 pm

China appears to be rethinking EV subventions

In view of the sharp drop in electric car sales, the Chinese government is considering extending its subsidies for new energy vehicles beyond this year. This comes contrary to the government’s original plan of phasing out those subsidies.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 07:59 am

EV companies raised $17Bn in 2019

Dutch consultancy EVBoosters has released its latest funding report for 2019, with some of the trending developments reported here. Expect number-crunching covering Q4 in e-mobility funding and investment insights.

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Feb 18, 2020 - 05:43 pm

Increased EV subsidies go into effect in Germany

The increased environmental bonus has now come into force with its publication in the German Federal Gazette for official announcements. Meanwhile, the ministry responsible for the allocation of the bonus – the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) – has updated its website.

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Feb 18, 2020 - 05:00 pm

Singapore to massively expand EV infrastructure

The Singapore government wants to expand the public charging infrastructure from the current 1,600 to 28,000 charging points by 2030 and is planning a series of monetary incentives from next year to support the introduction of electric vehicles.

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Feb 17, 2020 - 04:27 pm

160 new fast-chargers for Ontario, Canada

The Canadian government is providing a further eight million dollars to set up 160 new fast chargers at 73 locations in the province of Ontario. The charging stations will be operated under the name Ivy Charging Network.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 03:05 pm

Municipal EV fleets to be funded in Germany

The German Federal Ministry of Transport has presented 168 so-called ‘future cheques’ totalling 90 million euros as part of the Electromobility Directive. These cheques will help local authorities to purchase more than 3,800 electric vehicles and almost 2,000 charging options.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 05:27 pm

EV subsidy increase in Germany green lit by EU

Brussels has given the green light for an increase in the EV subsidy scheme, the Environmental Bonus in Germany. According to the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the European Commission today announced that it has no objections to greater financial support for electric vehicles in Germany.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 03:35 pm

An autonomous pod EV concept named Motiv

In the UK, Gordon Murray Design has developed the platform Motiv for autonomous electric vehicles in cooperation with Delta Motorsport and itMoves. The vehicle itself is designed as a small pod that can be adapted for multiple passengers, wheelchair users or for delivery services.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 03:23 pm

SeNSE project to build battery cell competencies in Europe

Experts from seven European countries are now working on solutions for next-generation lithium-ion batteries in the SeNSE research project within the European Battery Alliance. The Swedish company Northvolt is to play a decisive role in the four-year project.

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Feb 10, 2020 - 09:04 pm

Gigafactory 4: Tesla applies for state funding in Germany

Tesla has submitted the expected application for subsidies to the state of Brandenburg for the construction of the Gigafactory 4 near Berlin. Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier has now formulated “certain criteria” for a possible federal subsidy.

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Feb 8, 2020 - 10:41 am

Opel & PSA plants to make 48GWh battery cells yearly

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has given a statement on the planned battery cell production capacity at the Opel site in the southwest of Germany: they aim for 24 GWh. The relevant cell technology is currently still being developed in France by Saft, where a sister plant is to produce the […]

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Feb 6, 2020 - 07:30 pm

Trending: Funding for e-mobility start-ups in Q3/19

The Dutch e-mobility consultancy EVBoosters crunched some numbers for e-mobility funding during Q3/2019. Using data from CrunchBase, a database for investments in tech start-ups primarily, the firm highlights trends and companies leading the chase for fresh capital.

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Feb 6, 2020 - 05:00 pm

UK to create first zero-emissions bus town

The UK government has announced a grant scheme for local authorities to create Britains first zero-emissions bus town. Funding will be provided for electric buses and infrastructure to the area that can provide a convincing plan.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 11:54 am

Netherlands planning private EV subsidies

The Dutch government intends to grant a subsidy of 4,000 euros for the purchase of privately used electric cars up to a list price of 45,000 euros from July this year, according to local media.

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Jan 30, 2020 - 07:25 pm

Start of Saft battery cell pilot production in France

France’s head of state Emmanuel Macron and Germany’s research minister Anja Karliczek have given the official go-ahead for a battery cell pilot production in a factory of the manufacturer Saft in Nersac, southwest France. The pilot plant is scheduled to go into operation in mid-2021.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 11:05 am

Dyson pays back EV development grant

The vacuum manufacturer decided to foray into electrified vehicle development only fairly recently, but Dyson has already repaid the UK government 7,8 million pounds it had received in 2016 as part of its plans to produce electric cars in Wiltshire, England.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 12:33 pm

Tesla under consideration for Gigafactory 4 subsidies

According to a local media report, Tesla has applied to the German government for subsidies for battery cell production and research in Germany. In return, Tesla could become part of one of the consortia that the Ministry of Economics wants to support.

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Jan 24, 2020 - 01:31 pm

Lancashire to build 150 new charging points

A project to install 150 on-street charging points in Lancashire, in partnership between BP Chargemaster and Lancashire County Council, is nearing completion and reached a milestone this week with the opening of a new charging ‘super hub’.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 03:03 pm

INCIT-EV project launches in 7 EU cities

The INCIT-EV project, now launched and funded by the EU Commission, is concerned with the development of innovative charging technologies for electric vehicles until the end of 2023. Under the leadership of Renault, a total of 33 partners from eight countries are participating in the project.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 02:49 pm

London doubles scrapping premium

In order to accelerate the switch to electric vehicles, London is doubling the scrapping premium for old vans with combustion engines to £7,000 (around 8,288 euros). Those who switch to an electric transporter even receive 9,500 pounds (approximately 11,248 euros) from the city.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 02:54 pm

UK doubles funding for charging infrastructure

The British government has doubled its funding for the installation of charging points on roads in residential areas next year to 10 million pounds – the equivalent of 11.75 million euros. This could finance up to 3,600 new charging points across the country.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Austrian government sets out plan for cleaner transport

Austria aims to decarbonise its transport sector. The coalition of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the Greens want public authorities to exclusively purchase zero-emission vehicles as early as 2022 and otherwise focus on subsidies for the electrification of official fleets, taxis, rental cars, car-sharing, public transport as well as private cars.

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Jan 19, 2020 - 06:53 pm

New Jersey installs plug-in vehicle rebates

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill to promote electric vehicles. The state calls for two million plug-in cars by 2035 and offers consumers rebates of up to $5,000. The ‘Light Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicle Rebate Program’ will run for ten years.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Hawai’i launches charging station rebates

The energy supplier Hawai’i Energy has launched a new EV charging station incentive programme to improve the island state’s electric vehicle infrastructure. The state will grant $400,000 to rebate EVCS installation projects completed between January 2020 and 30 June 2021.

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Jan 12, 2020 - 09:00 pm

EIB funding for electric buses in Spain

The European Investment Bank is providing 27.5 million euros to finance the introduction of cleaner buses in Spain. Specifically, it will support the modernisation of Grupo Ruiz’s bus fleet through the purchase of 32 electric and 141 natural gas buses for public transport.

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