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China introduces policies to support and grow green travel

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China is expected to roll out policies in support of electric and hybrid cars later this year. Authorities hope this will boost their hold on the market and help crackdown on air pollution in cities. To push buyers towards green travel, China will continue to waiver purchase taxes on new …

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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?

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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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