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California governor backs new ZEVs mandate

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California Governor Jerry Brown signs a new executive order calling for 5 million zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) on state roads by 2030 California, already the spiritual home of the electric car, is now pushing for an even more aggressive uptake of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). State governor Edmund Brown last week signed …

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50 by 50: Alliance to halve US transportation energy use by 2050

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The Alliance to Save Energy has announced a national commission that will develop ways to halve the energy used by the transportation sector in the US by 2050. The new Alliance Commission on US Transportation Sector (aka the ’50 by 50 Commission’) will represent vehicle manufacturers, utilities companies, federal agencies, …

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What does the Clean Growth Strategy mean for EVs?

UK Houses of Parliament

The UK’s Clean Growth Strategy has outlined an impressive platform for low-carbon vehicles Last week the UK government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) unveiled its Clean Growth Strategy, a plan outlining how the low-carbon sector could be a driver for economic growth. The Strategy document contains plans …

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Climate Group launches EV100 campaign

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New EV100 campaign sees businesses encourage EV uptake internally and internationally A new business campaign designed to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles (EV) and infrastructure has been launched by The Climate Group at an event in New York, as business and government leaders gather at Climate Week NYC. Baidu, …

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Philadelphia appoints Electric Vehicle Policy Task Force

City Hall, Philadelphia

The panel will guide future policy EV use and low-carbon transport in the city “EVs are becoming progressively more common in Philadelphia, but increased EV use raises many complex questions,” said Michael Carroll, Deputy Managing Director for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems. “Drawing from a broad and diverse range of stakeholders, …

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Delaware launches workplace charging programme

Wilmington, Delaware

US state to offer rebates of up to 75% on workplace charging equipment Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is looking to encourage businesses, non-profit organizations, and local governments to install EV charging stations for employee use, via the newly launched Delaware Workplace Charging Program. Participants in …

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