Motor vehicle taxation brings in €440.4B for governments in major European markets

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New data shows that motor vehicles generate more than €440 billion in taxation per year for national governments in the major EU markets plus the UK, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) reports. The top 5 countries with the highest motor tax revenues are: Germany ?

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Feature: Top 6 Reasons Why an EV Is the Right Choice

Clean Fleet Report

With more users gearing towards purchasing electric vehicles, a surge in demand has drastically hit the electric automobile industry. You can now purchase an electric vehicle at a fair price due to the existing tax credits. It’s Getting Easier To Go Electric.

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DOE Announces $528.7M Conditional Loan for Fisker Automotive for PHEVs

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The second stage includes a $359.36-million ATVM loan for Fisker’s Project Nina—the design, engineering and assembly of Fisker Automotive’s next-generation plug-in hybrids, starting at about $39,900 after tax credits. Fisker says that Project Nina—inspired by the ship belonging to explorer Christopher Columbus—is symbolic of the automobile industry’s transition from old world to new.

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China publishes plan to boost fuel-efficient and new energy vehicles and domestic auto industry; targeting 500K PHEVs and EVs in 2015, rising to 2M by 2020

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China’s State Council has published a plan to develop the domestic energy-saving and new energy vehicle industry, which includes battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and fuel cell vehicles. Natural gas and other alternative fuel vehicle technology is basically mature, the government said, and is headed toward initial industrialization. 2012 Chinese Auto Industry Development Report. Developing the industrial system.

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Electric vehicles sales, transportation & policy initiatives 

Electric Vehicles India

The Government of India is continuously making efforts to bring the electric vehicles revolution in India through various initiatives be it providing exemption of tax on electric vehicles or providing incentives under the FAME II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and EV).

The World’s Most Popular EVs Aren’t Cars, Trucks, or Motorcycles

Cars That Think

billion in tax credits to further stimulate an already booming EV market that Elon Musk hasn't even dabbled in. They're a way to potentially free up precious street space, provide alternatives to automobiles and reduce energy consumption and harmful emissions. When the U.S.

GM’s Volt Program = $700m

Revenge of the Electric Car

in tax incentives for those sites and others. The state has the highest US unemployment rate at 15.2%, largely a result of the depressed automobile industry that has resulted in thousands of layoffs in the past 18 months. GM to invest $700m in Volt rechargeable electric car. By Richard Kessler for Recharge News. “GM is spending $336m to upgrade the Hamtramck plant; $202m for a new plant in Flint, north of Detroit, that will build 1.4

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Exploring the adoption of EVs in the US, Europe and China; charging scenarios and infrastructure

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The automobile industry has said that without additional government subsidies they can only sell 600,000 electric cars by 2020 at best. In the short run, preserve the implicit road tax exemption for EV owners by minimizing road use EV surcharges. Meanwhile, launch an effort to identify the best approach to integrating EV use into tax policy in a way that recognizes the societal benefits of EVs as well as the costs of road use, to level the playing field with ICE vehicles.

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EV special III / Opinion / Hybrid & Electric / Themes / Welcome - Minds in Motion

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The letter asked for extra stimulating measures to help the Dutch industry acquire an internationally leading position in electric driving, or E-mobility. Marjan announces that the car purchase tax (BPM) relief, granted only until 2012, will be extended. Discussion about a new green deal urges political leaders to think about our future industries. The automobile industry only needs a hand to get over the first expensive hurdle.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

BYD BYD Automobile Company, Shenzhen, China (partially owned by Warren Buffets Mid-America Holdings) Plan F6DM $22,000 PHEV with 60-mile range for sale, starting in China in 2009, in the US around 2011 Chrysler ENVI division developing Town & Country minivan, 200C EV concept and Jeep Patriot and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUVs, EREVs (series hybrids) with 40-mile range One PHEV planned for sale in US by end of 2010, others by 2013. By partnering with these two industries.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from

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Engineering proptypes enjoy a tax break. Companies can not sell engineering prototypes in which the company got R&D tax breaks in developing the product. Posted by: Joe | Apr 13, 2009 11:27:11 PM The government gets no tax money on electric vehicles. We are addicted to the gasoline tax both at the State and Federal level. There is no room for them to hide the taxes or blame it on successful "rich" people. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

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