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Major US cities propose EV incentive to automakers

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Cities would spend out of their own pockets for a range of commercial vehicles, defying Trump’s EPA cuts EVs and renewable energy appear to be fighting a war on several fronts in Trump’s America. For one thing, the president is hoping to cut the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) funding by …

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Goodenough claims solid-state battery breakthrough, but colleagues are quietly sceptical

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94-year-old inventor of the Li-ion pioneers glass electrolyte, but not all of the working has been shown At the end of February, a team of engineers at the University of Texas in Austin announced the development of a solid-state battery, a breakthrough which could prove seminal for both electric transport …

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San Francisco to make infrastructure “100% electric vehicle ready”

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City to require that all new buildings and parking lots accommodate EV charging As the spiritual home of cutting-edge technology, it is perhaps unsurprising that San Francisco has one of the largest concentrations of EVs in the world. Also unsurprising, then, is this week’s announcement by Mayor Edwin M. Lee …

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China considers Californian-style EV incentives

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Overcapacity and under-delivery from Chinese EV manufacturers has prompted the government to consider an overhaul China is considering implementing new incentives for the production of electric vehicles (EVs), reports Caixin Online. The incentives are modelled on California’s scheme for promoting EVs. Critics have said that China’s current incentive programme does …

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