DEC and NYSERDA announce $24M in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to support electric transit buses in environmental justice communities

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The rebate will initially reduce the incremental cost of purchasing all-electric transit buses by up to 100% and help increase the number of all-electric transit buses on New York’s roadways while removing older diesel-powered vehicles trucks through a scrappage requirement.

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Tesla Model 3 Europe’s best-selling pure EV in February in its first full month on the market

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Conversely, registrations were up by a huge 36% in Romania, due to the Government’s scrappage scheme in Q4-18, which led to an increase in vehicle deliveries in Q1-19. Electric (Battery) Europe

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Volkswagen to offer incentive in Germany of up to €10,000 to scrap Euro 1-4 diesels

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That corresponds to the scrappage incentive paid in 2009, without the state subsidy. Volkswagen currently offers the battery-electric e-Golf and the e-up!, Diesel Electric (Battery) Hybrids Vehicle ManufacturersVolkswagen is offering an incentive of up to €10,000 (US$11,815)—depending upon the model purchased—for the purchase of Euro 6 vehicles in Germany if an older diesel vehicle (Euro 1 to Euro 4 standards) is scrapped at the same time.

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Gov’t, industry, national labs collaborate on comprehensive cradle-to-grave LCA study and economic assessment of LDV GHG reductions

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The analysis addressed every aspect of the vehicle and fuel life cycles, including manufacturing, end-of-life disposal (recycling and scrappage), and vehicle operation, as well as fuel feedstock production and transportation, fuel production, and fuel distribution.

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UK unveils new plan to cut NO2; sale of new conventional gasoline and diesel cars to end by 2040; focus on local action

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Electric (Battery) Emissions Europe Policy RegulationsThe UK Government unveiled its new plan to reduce roadside nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) concentrations in the shortest amount of time.

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UK AA president says millions of second cars could be electric

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Less likely to be concerned by the cost of battery replacement. Financial incentives could help the change in mind-set, such as a scrappage scheme tailored (by size, age and cost at new) to replace the second car with an electric vehicle.

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UK Government Announces £5,000 Grants Towards Purchase of Electric Drive Vehicles and First Plugged-in Places

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The Plug-in Car Grant will be distributed directly to consumers at the point of purchase and will be managed in a similar way to the grant made as part of the Government’s scrappage scheme. Must be Battery electric, plug-in hybrid or a hydrogen fuel cell car. Warranty, battery: 3 years for the battery with a requirement to offer 5 if requested by consumer. Tags: Electric (Battery) Europe Fuel Cells Hybrids Plug-ins Policy

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Cars need to produce just ‘30g/km CO2 by 2050?

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The Insititution also advises that the Government sets targets and a policy framework, in line with EU regulation, for an electric car charging network throughout the UK, including battery replacement stations. While a standardisation of batteries would enable this network to have a viable, long-term future. While the new £2,000 car scrappage scheme should be toughened to apply only to the purchase of new vehicles with emissions below the fleet average targets.

Can the UK lead the green car charge? The Green Piece

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Having already adjusted its road tax system to penalise the heaviest polluters and introduced congestion charges; the Government created a vehicle scrappage scheme earlier this year meant to help more motorists make green choices while boosting the automotive sector.

The Budget 2009 - working towards sustainable transport

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Introducing a vehicle scrappage scheme. Vehicle Scrappage Scheme. Plug-in hybrids are cars which may be driven typically between 10 and 40 miles on battery power (recharged at home or at a charging station) before the engine (often referred to as a range extender) starts to ‘top up’ the battery.

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