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Inflation Reduction Act – How It Supercharges the Electric Vehicle Industry

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The IRA, which, in addition to its climate-centric provisions, includes important steps to curb healthcare costs, particularly in the form of inflated prescription drug prices, crack down on tax cheats and revitalize U.S. And what about changes to the EV tax credit?

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Why EVs Aren't a Climate Change Panacea

Cars That Think

For instance, Alexandre Milovanoff at the University of Toronto and his colleagues’ research (which is described in depth in a recent Spectrum article ) demonstrates the U.S. For example, researchers at University of Oxford in the U.K. “Electric cars will not save the climate.

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NYC Goes EV

Revenge of the Electric Car

From the article: ‘The New York study anticipates that by 2015, electric vehicle prices should decline because of reduced battery costs, that there will be a sufficient supply of electric vehicles to purchase, and that consumers will take advantage of the existing federal tax credit of $7,500 for new electric cars. Many things in your life haven’t changed since 2010 but one thing certainly has: You won’t need to buy gas in order to drive.

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CMU Paper: Market-Based Mechanisms for CO2 Reduction Will Be Insufficient to Attain Mid-Century Goals

Green Car Congress

cap and trade or a carbon tax) is a likely key part of a US strategy to reduce carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions, such a market-based approach alone will not induce the investments in long-lived technology required to achieve a 50 to 80% reduction in emissions of carbon dioxide by mid-century. In the meantime, in the absence of any other regulatory constraints, new coal or gas-fired generation will be built without CO 2 emissions controls.

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autoPOLIS report suggests tackling automotive environmental and energy problems from the market end first, rather than by technology push; need for a new transportation model

Green Car Congress

Blow the tops off all those mountains in Appalachia, burn that coal! Although seriously disadvantaged in the short term, EVs will likely come into their own “ later on ” Short term advantages to EVs include zero tailpipe emissions (which, however, are only being transferred to the power station); silence; regenerative braking, which is limited by battery charging rates; and energy cost (with no one mentioning that electricity is much less taxed than are motor fuels).

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Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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Dr. Frank is Professor Emeritus, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the University of California, Davis, where he established the Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis), and was director of the US Department of Energy’s National Center of Hybrid Excellence at UC Davis. He was formerly with the University of Wisconsin and Rockwell International, and holds a Ph.D. This does not mean that you will not be able to buy that Cadillac or Corvette you have been admiring.

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Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

Green Car Congress

Cap-and-trade was first tried on a significant scale twenty years ago under the first Bush administration as a way to address the problem of airborne sulfur dioxide pollution–widely known as acid rain–from coal-burning power plants in the eastern United States. A limit was imposed on emissions from the power plants, and utilities were allowed to buy and sell permits to comply. Perspective by Brian J. Donovan, CEO of Renergie, Inc.

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Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

In a flurry of electric vehicle activity, three back-to-back announcements this week have placed a spotlight on Oregon’s plans to be the friendliest state in the nation in which to build, sell and buy electric cars. Governor Kulongoski is currently pushing a plan before the state legislature to cut some hefty tax breaks for electric vehicle manufacturers who choose to come to Oregon, as well as provide huge tax credits to purchasers of electric cars. “My

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Renewables That Even Coal-Based Utilities Can Love. The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Project Better Place have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a mass-market for electric vehicles in Israel which is an excellent target market: it has a sales tax exceeding 60% for gasoline vehicles, gasoline costs over $6 per gallon, most driving fits the range of electric vehicles, and the government strongly supports energy independence.

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GM, Segway partner on two-wheel city vehicle | Green Tech - CNET News

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

You can buy it now. How many millions have they spent to develop a vehicle that you cant buy, that no one is prepared to service and that most Americans wouldnt want if you gave it to them? by homercles82 April 7, 2009 11:23 AM PDT Yes we will just be charging these cars using electricity that is made from naturla gas and coal fired palnts while we ignore nuclear unlike most of Europe. Give me a vanilla version without the revenue generating doodads and Ill buy one or two.

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CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Despite this, a 2003 EPRI study , assuming only $2/gallon gas , zero buying incentives, and a PHEV premium of $3-$5,000 more than standard hybrids, shows that the total lifetime cost of ownership for a PHEV will be lower than that of any other vehicle type -- so the payback will be there. But its monumentally less pollution , even on the national (half-coal) grid. See our How to Get a PHEV page for detailed information on PHEV buying options.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Yeah, go buy a 59k Tesla that can go 200 miles… then your screwed, sure go park and get a hotel and charge it for 8 hours… then go another 200 miles, great for long trips i’m sure. The high cost of manufacturing the Volt is exactly why the tax credits of $2500 for a vehicle with 4 kWh of battery capacity and $417 for every kWh over 4 (so that there is a $7500 credit for the Volt) were legislated. I would buy a Volt for $40K.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

People will likely not buy plug-ins without big federal tax breaks." ( Reuters ) 11/29/06 [In response to GMs announcement at the LA Auto Show], Ford Group marketing manager Cisco Codina said the answer for now is full hybrids, like the latest version of its Ford Escape hybrid SUV unveiled at the show. ( People wont buy a full car. About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say.

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