Jun 8, 2023 - 12:21 pm

Germany may abandon target for public infrastructure rollout

In a surprise move, the German government appears to have scrapped its target of establishing one million charging points by 2030, at least internally. News agencies quote insiders familiar with the matter, revealing that the goal is no longer being actively pursued within the government.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 12:16 pm

Wales increases funding for EV charging stations

The Welsh Government will invest £15m to increase the number of EV charging points across Wales ahead of fossil fuel vehicles being phased out in 2030. The funding, confirmed today by Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters, builds on earlier advances of the UK country.

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Jun 7, 2023 - 11:38 am

Amsterdam brings forward ICE ban for most vehicles

From 2025, the Dutch capital will allow only zero-emission taxis, vans, trucks, scooters, and mopeds to run in large parts of Amsterdam. The new rule will apply to vehicles that will be newly registered as of 2025, with an important exception.

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Jun 1, 2023 - 03:26 pm

Colorado passes several new EV subsidy bills

The Colorado legislature has passed several bills concerning the subsidization of electric vehicles, trucks and bikes. The subsidies can be stacked with federal subsidies, allowing for a maximum of $40,000 in subsidies for an electric truck.

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May 31, 2023 - 03:18 pm

Canada invests in GM & Posco cathode plant

General Motors and Posco Chemical will receive a total of around 300 million Canadian dollars in government support for their joint cathode material plant in Canada. The equivalent of around €205 million will be shared by the province of Québec and the federal government.

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May 24, 2023 - 11:58 am

Eight EU countries unite against Euro-7 emission standard

A coordinated resistance has emerged from eight countries against the proposed Euro-7 emission standards by the European Union. Led by the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia have signed a document that labels the suggested emission limits as unrealistic.

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May 15, 2023 - 09:59 am

EU approves Spanish subsidy programme for EV batteries

The EU Commission has approved an €837 million Spanish government programme to support the production of batteries for electric vehicles under EU state aid rules. The programme is open to battery manufacturers and essential components or related raw materials suppliers.

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May 12, 2023 - 10:47 am

France to push European-made EVs with new subsidy requirements

France will be the first country to implement new prerequisites for EV subsidies, similar to the US Inflation Reduction Act. The government will thus specifically reward buyers of European-made electric cars. And Paris is calling on other European countries to follow its lead.

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Apr 24, 2023 - 09:37 am

Australia: Queensland doubles EV subsidies

The Queensland government is doubling up on EV rebates, meaning that eligible households can receive another $3,000 – on top of the $3,000 rebate that has been granted under the Zero Emission Vehicle Rebate Scheme since last year. That is about 2,000 US-Dollars or €1,823.

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Apr 18, 2023 - 02:48 pm

USA: New York State funds 250 charging stations

The US state of New York has earmarked $8.3 million in funding for a total of 255 charging stations that will be installed in some 70 municipalities. The state is also looking to provide more EV chargers for agancy fleets in the coming years.

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Apr 18, 2023 - 01:23 pm

USA updates eligible model list for Inflation Reduction Act

The US Treasury Department has updated the list of eligible electric car models. The background is the new rules published a fortnight ago that electric cars in the US have to meet in order to qualify for the tax incentives of up to 7,500 USD under the Inflation Reduction Act.

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Apr 12, 2023 - 02:15 pm

US EPA presents stricter emissions proposals until 2032

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed far-reaching emission reductions for new passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Specifically, car emissions are to be reduced by 56 per cent by 2032 – which could probably only be achieved with significantly more electric vehicles.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 10:53 am

US government publishes detailed funding conditions

The US Treasury Department has released the long-awaited conditions that electric vehicles must meet to qualify for tax incentives of up to $7,500 under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). There are no big surprises – though the eligibility of many EVs will be decided elsewhere.

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Mar 30, 2023 - 11:32 am

Spain opens €2 billion funding pot with PERTE

Spain’s government plans to launch two new tenders worth two billion euros in parallel in July 2023 for the production of electric vehicles and batteries under its eMobility funding programme PERTE. In the first PERTE funding round, Volkswagen received almost half of the funds.

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