Would a Cash for Clunkers program speed up electric vehicle adoption?

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A Cash for Clunkers program would see EV buyers retire their gas cars for a cash incentive rather than a trade-in. The post Would a Cash for Clunkers program speed up electric vehicle adoption?

Biden plan would broaden EV tax credit, include Cash for Clunkers reboot

Green Car Reports

Joe Biden announced a broad environmental plan Tuesday that includes provisions to broaden the federal electric-car tax credit and revive the "Cash for Clunkers" program.

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Romania doubles electric-car subsidies, adds 'cash for clunkers' program

Green Car Reports

In recent years, governments have increasingly worked to encourage the sales of plug-in electric vehicles. Incentive programs for the purchase of a low-emission vehicle have been adopted across the world. Europe cash for clunkers incentives plug-in cars government subsidy RomaniaThe amounts granted and the mechanisms vary according to the individual program, but the goal is the same: reduce emissions. DON’T MISS.

Electric garbage truck, Cash for Clunkers reboot, VW EV brand: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Garbage trucks are going all-electric, too. And should Cash for Clunkers look directly at tailpipe emissions for a reboot? Does it make sense for Volkswagen to create a new brand for its affordable electric vehicles?

Brookings analysts recommend against repeating cash for clunkers program in future recession

Green Car Congress

However, the cost of CO 2 reduced was comparable or lower than that achieved through less cost-effective policies such as the tax subsidy for electric vehicles, the analysis concluded. After the “clunker” was traded in, its engine was destroyed. 677,842 clunkers were traded in between 1 July 2009 and 24 August 2009 as part of the program, which issued $2.85 billion in vouchers; NHTSA concluded that the new vehicles purchased under the program averaged 24.9

Hybrid Sales Plummet After Cash-For-Clunkers Credits Quit

Green Car Reports

We knew all along that the Cash-For-Clunkers program induced July and August car buyers to go for vehicles they might not otherwise have chosen, specifically smaller cars with higher gas mileage. Especially hybrid-electric vehicles from Toyota , Honda , Ford , and others.

IHS Markit: better-than-expected growth in global automotive semiconductor revenue in 2020; bolstered by uptake in EVs

Green Car Congress

Global automotive semiconductor revenue for 2020 will exceed initial expectations, primarily due to an increase in the average semiconductor value per car sold this year, according to a new forecast by IHS Markit. IHS Markit continues to anticipate robust growth in 2021 reflecting improved demand and production conditions and especially a further uptake in electric vehicles, one factor which has helped to boost the semiconductor market in 2020.

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US VP Biden outlines 3-part plan to have 1M advanced technology vehicles on US roads by 2015

Green Car Congress

In his State of the Union address last night, President Obama highlighted his goal of making the United States the first country in the world to put one million advanced technology vehicles on the road by 2015. factory today, Vice President Biden outlined the Administration’s new plan for reaching that goal. Building on Recovery Act investments, the President’s Budget proposes enhanced R&D investments in electric drive, batteries, and energy storage technologies.

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Slowly, But Ever Slowly. Moving Towards Launching "Tour de AZ - Spirit of DC Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona".

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

However, slowly but ever so slowly yet, with a bit of steadyfastness, the "Tour de AZ - Spirit of DC Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around Arizona" moves! EVer so sorry for delays in webblogging for last couple weeks! The "Spirit" and EVJerry here had hoped for some worthwhile news to report out on, as we move towards Nogales and the Santa Cruz County Seat of Government.

EPA annual report on CO2, fuel economy and technology trends finds 2012 heading for all-time best; rapid adoption of new technologies

Green Car Congress

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual report summarizing key trends in carbon dioxide emissions, fuel economy, and CO 2 - and fuel economy-related technology for gasoline- and diesel-fueled personal vehicles sold in the United States, from model years (MY) 1975 through 2012. Data for MY 2011 are final; data for MY 2012 are preliminary and based on projected vehicle production values provided to EPA by manufacturers.

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Thursday - 1 October 2009. Reporting Out on the Tour de AZ; "Spirit of DC" Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle All Around ARIZONA -- a new PHEV3A

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVANC'rs, EVnthusiasts, One & All - Here's a re-worked in part email sent to Michelle in Public Affairs at AAA of Arizona: Cheers Michelle, AAA Public Relations - Above you can see frontpiece to the www.SpiritofDC.com website, and a July 2009 picture of the All American "Spirit" as the advance scout vehicle for the successful Tesla EVenture - the pure electric Tesla on a Sportscar run from New York to California.

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Cash for Volts?

Revenge of the Electric Car

A coalition of car makers, battery suppliers and electricity providers has come together to ask for federal help for EVs. More details at: Group Seeks US Tax Credits To Spur Electric Car Use. by Judith Burns for Dow Jones. to offer tax credits for buying all-electric plug-in vehicles as part of a $128 billion program to get seven million such cars on the road by 2018. UPDATE:Group Seeks US Tax Credits To Spur Electric Car Use.

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

Green Car Congress

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. We can upgrade vehicles too.

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"Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" Update -- "Spirit of DC's" Visit to Nogales High School with Nogales International Reporter, Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

It initiated the start of the "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" for educating one AZ County at a time! And of course, now Plug-ins for extra credit! A plug and a pack can make a car a 101 MPG vehicle aided by electricity. ! Cause if you're without wheels, which is due to $4, $5, $6/gallon for gasoline, then "Happiness" is not likely yours! After all, if the US Stimulus Package program could do "Cash for Clunkers," then why not "Cash for Conversions!".

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27 November 2009 - In First "Plug-in Arizona" Outing to Nogales, AZ, " the "Spirit" Made the News with Nogales International

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Nogales, Arizona Friday, November 27, 2009 Nogales International United States Census 2010 Electric hybrid ‘car of the future’ visits Nogales area By Denise HolleyPublished Friday, November 27, 2009 10:03 AM MST Retired Sgt. Major Jerry Asher wheels around Arizona in a Toyota Prius hybrid, packing an extra battery and preaching a message to “kick gas” in favor of electric power. This enables the car to run much longer on electricity, Asher said in an interview.

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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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New Zealand Is Becoming The Norway Of The Pacific

CleanTechnica

Government rebates, cash for clunkers programs, and congestion fees? Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Carbon Emissions electric cars New ZealandNew Zealand is doing a lot of things right!