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Massachusetts stands up for EV incentives

Massachusetts Senate. Source: Daderot at the English language Wikipedia.

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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BYD becomes third-largest EV manufacturer in the world

California Governor Jerry Brown at BYD's Lancaster factory. Source: BYD

Chinese company closes in on Tesla and sets sights on US market Chinese automaker BYD has overtaken Mitsubishi to become the third-largest EV manufacturer in the world. With 161,000 total sales including hybrids, it now trails only the Renault-Nissan Alliance (369,000 sales) and Tesla Motors (164,000 sales). In fact, it …

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UK steps up plans for zero transport emissions by 2040

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Two new proposals under UK government’s Modern Transport Bill set to give better incentives to EV users Parliament announced this week that it was considering additional measures made to the Modern Transport Bill by the Department for Transport. The move is crucial if the UK wants to achieve electric-only registrations …

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