Why a Biden Presidency will accelerate change to electric cars: 10 talking points

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President-elect Biden has proposed a $2 trillion climate agenda that includes provisions ranging from coordinating climate priorities in transportation infrastructure spending to things like rebooting “Cash for Clunkers” in the interest of modernizing the fleet toward cleaner vehicles.

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California Incentivizes Ditching Dirtiest Cars, Buying Cleanest Ones

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Remember "Cash for Clunkers?" Senate Bill 459, now on Governor Jerry Brown''s desk, will update the state''s Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program, which pays cash to drivers who retire older, higher-emission vehicles and replace them with cleaner new California has its own program to retire older, dirtier vehicles and replace them with new ones.

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Car scrap scheme diverts funds for solar energy

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A plan to help Australia’ drivers convert to running greener cars is to directly take funding away from carbon reduction programs already in place, reports the country’s The Age newspaper. According to newspaper’s website, theage.com.au, a ‘cash-for-clunkers’ scheme set to help owners of pre-1995 cars upgrade to cleaner cars means that AUS$520 million will be [.].

Can Electric Vehicles Speed Up As The Economy Slows Down?

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For the past few years, EVs became an increasingly popular choice amongst drivers. As a McKinsey report points out, early adopters sparked 60% growth year-on-year for the past decade. This growth is no small feat considering overall car sales have been falling in the past two years.

Scrappage Scheme Moving Forward in US Congress

Green Car Congress

Dingell, Congresswoman Betty Sutton, Congressman Jay Inslee, and Congressman Bart Stupak reached an agreement on a “Cash for Clunkers” scrappage program. Under the proposal, consumers may trade in their older vehicles and receive vouchers worth up to $4,500 to help pay for new, more fuel efficient cars and trucks. The program will be authorized for up to one year and provide for approximately one million new car or truck purchases.

Perspective: Drive Star Conversion Program Could Cut US Oil Use in Half by 2020

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Calling the recent weeks “ one of the most emotionally difficult times for me as I’ve seen people with far more clout than I fail to make headway in changing the lackluster, dispiriting and immensely frustrating responses to the Gulf catastrophe ,” CalCars founder Felix Kramer has written a pre-response to President Obama’s scheduled Tuesday night speech to the US about the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico.]. Realists” say that’s impossible for decades.

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Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian

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Environment Web News Sport Comment Culture Business Money Life & style Travel Environment Blogs Video Jobs A-Z Environment Electric cars Labours £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution Ultra-green vehicles at heart of £250m plan to slash UKs carbon emissions Digg it Alok Jha , green technology correspondent The Guardian , Thursday 16 April 2009 An electric car. The new breed of electric car.

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