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.

California car incentives may expand to more low-income buyers

Green Car Reports

The Golden State previously launched "cash for clunkers" programs that incentivized the retirement of older, higher-polluting cars. Plug-In Hybrids California incentives Used Cars plug-in cars gross pollutersCalifornia may soon expand a program aimed at helping lower-income individuals switch to more efficient cars. But last year it also introduced the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program Plus-Up pilot, which provides.


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Ontario, BC update electric-car incentives for Canadian buyers

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Ontario is eliminating certain price caps in its electric-car incentive program, while a British Columbia not-for-profit is boosting its "cash-for-clunkers"-style program. Canada incentives plug-in cars Ontario British Columbia Incentives and RebatesTwo Canadian provinces are now offering more generous incentives to electric-car buyers.

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

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After a Thanksgiving, fully stuffed and more, it was most gratifying to see that on her first "Plug-in Arizona" outing to Nogales, AZ, that the "Spirit" made the news on the front page of the Nogales International as follows. 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. Army in Washington, D.C.,

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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 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. 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. The group issued a lengthy report and a 30-second television commercial touting its plan, and its members outlined it at a presentation in Washington, D.C.

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