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German official moots EV quotas for automakers

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Maria Krautzberger believes such action is necessary if Germany is to achieve its climate agreement targets Ambitious goals call for ambitious measures, and these are exactly what Maria Krautzberger is proposing with regard to past climate agreements. The head of the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) thinks that Germany’s goals cannot …

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VULE Partagé electric van-sharing trial launches in Paris

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The PSA and Renault-backed program will be tested by small, central businesses Over the past 12 months, the Parisian government has taken a number of tough stances on air pollution. One of the more notable of these was the legislation in June of last year barring any car built before 1997 from entering the …

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Massachusetts stands up for EV incentives

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State Senate passes last-minute legislation in a bid to guarantee incentives for EV users With the presidential election result this week, the future of electric vehicle incentives in the United States is highly uncertain. Government grants towards the cost of personal EVs and fast chargers may disappear. The provision of …

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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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Tesla claims it was excluded from German incentives on purpose

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Germany’s recently unveiled EV incentive programme may be popular with German automakers, but the decision has not been welcomed by EV giant Tesla. At the end of April, Germany unveiled a €1.2 billion incentive and investment programme to boost the adoption of electric cars in the country. However, the plan, …

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Germany announces EV incentives…but Tesla left out for now

Germany’s 1 billion euro EV scheme looks set to go ahead, with help from reluctant manufacturers. Last week the German government unveiled a 1 billion euro incentive plan designed to increase the uptake of EVs. Under the new measures, unveiled by Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on April 27, buyers of …

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