Proposed Changes to Federal EV Tax Credit – Part 3: MSRP Must Be Less Than $80,000

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Should expensive electric vehicles be excluded from the federal electric vehicle tax credit (IRC 30D)? That is, the credit amount is reduced to $0 if the MSRP for the vehicle is more than $80,000. – Clean Energy Act for America.

Even In Motor City, Charging Electric Cars Will Be Cheap

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Buyers of electric vehicles can already benefit from several different tax credits, both from the federal government as well as their own respective state authorities (in some cases), but now they stand to benefit on their power bills as well. Detroit Edison, an electricity utility based in Michigan, is now offering a special pricing rate for


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A just transition

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Benjamin Franklin noted that there was nothing certain in life except death and taxes. However, to this auspicious list, we must now add (at least) one more category; the end of the internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle. The UK Government has committed to banning the sale of new ICE vehicles (and hybrids) from 2035. For many people (including us at CleanCar) the removal of highly polluting vehicles from our roads is a matter of celebration.

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NACFE releases guidance report on hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty trucks

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Almost every day there is a new announcement about hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks. Battery electric trucks should be the baseline for hydrogen fuel cells electric vehicle (HFCEV) comparisons, rather than any internal combustion engine alternative.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The World's First Clean Motocross Race On Electric. High-Speed Rail Unlocks Intermodal Potential Texas Excess Ford Expands Hybrid Success to Electric Vehicles ► March (17) Carbon Capture and Storage: To Be or Not To Be? Intelligent Charging Infrastructure for New Electr. Review of Forestry Carbon Standards 2008 Ford Partners to Commercialize Electric Vehicles A New "Green" Deal.Direction for the economic re.

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Keepin' it simple

Plugs and Cars

Electric Vehicle Service Equipment (EVSE) home wall units are priced at between about $1000 and $2500. If a complete overnight charge is the goal, 120V will still suffice for a Volt, but a 240V EVSE will be essential for most who buy an all-electric car. I am pleased to participate in the EV Project, which came late to the San Francisco Bay Area, and happy to get my tax-payer funded charger and DC Fast port. The result will be simple, safe and cheap.

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Was the Jeep Wrangler 4xe 2021’s 3rd Highest-Selling EV in the US?

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Only available in the US beginning in March of 2021, the hot-selling Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) was apparently the top-selling PHEV in the US last year. credit off the the cap cost makes it a real cheap lease on 53k Jeep.

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Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2: EV cousins offer different takes on “premium”


Starting in 2016, the Swedish brand has included plug-in hybrid versions of pretty much every new vehicle it sells in the US. . Late last year, Volvo launched its very first all-electric model in North America. Like a Tesla, the electric Volvo doesn’t need a button or key to start.

4 Things to Consider When Installing Your EV Charger


Unless you’re an experienced electrician or DIY wizard, the idea of installing your own electric vehicle (EV) charger might be daunting. Installing an EV charger safely requires expert knowledge of both your home’s electrical system and the charger itself.

4 Things to Consider When Installing Your EV Charger


Unless you’re an experienced electrician or DIY wizard, the idea of installing your own electric vehicle (EV) charger might be daunting. Installing an EV charger safely requires expert knowledge of both your home’s electrical system and the charger itself.

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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. 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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The Business of Plugging In: Building the Full Ecosystem for a Successful Plug-in Vehicle Industry in the US

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The Business of Plugging In conference in Detroit this week marked a serious effort by utilities; automakers and suppliers; academia; government agencies; and financiers to instigate the necessary granular discussions required to lay an integrated foundation to develop a full ecosystem—products, services, policies, supply chain and consumer demand—for the successful deployment and growth of plug-in vehicles in the US. Vehicle to grid is further out, he said.

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

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And oil only seems cheap. It helps that the auto industry will be building more efficient new vehicles. That means we’ll be powering some miles with increasingly renewable electricity that isn't made from imported oil. It’s under the hoods of the 250 million vehicles we drive today. Using existing technology, we can convert many of them into plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. We can upgrade vehicles too.

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China and the Electric Car | Autos | Smart Spending | Mainstreet

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Even billionaire investor Warren Buffett is betting on the market for more fuel efficient and electric vehicles, including those made in China. The Promise China announced new efforts early this month to become one of the world’s top manufacturers of hybrid and electric cars within the next three years, which could mean a significant challenge to the electric car efforts undertaken by struggling U.S.

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

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Region Business Technology Science Health Sports Opinion Arts Style Travel Jobs Real Estate Autos Search Business Financial Tools Select a Financial Tool Analysis Tools Stock and Fund Screener Portfolio Alerts More in Business » Global Business Markets Economy DealBook Media & Advertising Small Business Your Money Energy & Environment April 10, 2009, 8:16 am Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You By Nick Chambers Nick Chambers Oregon Gov. Next: a carbon tax.

Smart-grid project matches wind to electric cars | Green Tech - CNET News

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The EDISON (Electric Vehicles in a Distributed and Integrated Market using Sustainable Energy and Open Networks) research consortium will seek to match power generation from wind turbines on the island of Bornholm, Denmark, with the power consumption of charging plug-in electric cars. Smart grid refers to a number of technologies aimed at gathering more data on the flow of electricity through the transmission grid.

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EV special III / Opinion / Hybrid & Electric / Themes / Welcome - Minds in Motion

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Home About Minds in Motion Contact Us Left menu Community People say People do Themes Alternative Fuels Clean Buses Hybrid & Electric Hydrogen for Mobility Sust. Cartoon Welcome > Themes > Hybrid & Electric > Opinion > EV special III Experience the electric future Annick Driessen, Thursday 16 April 2009 Electric cars will soon be booming, claimed Professor Pier Vellinga in the first of our series on the future of electric vehicles on the Dutch roads.

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chrysler , Dodge , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , SAE World Congress Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day by Sebastian Blanco on Apr 22nd 2009 at 7:48PM Two months ago we went for a ride in the Dodge Circuit EV. It will be a long, long time before the thrill of driving an all-electric vehicle wears off. fully electric car.

Chrysler's first electric car to be two-seat sports car - Apr. 15, 2009

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REDDIT STUMBLE UPON MYSPACE MIXX IT Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader See all RSS FEEDS ( close ) By Peter Valdes-Dapena , senior writer Last Updated: April 15, 2009: 2:59 PM ET The Dodge Circuit, slated to enter production late next year, is based on a vehicle platform engineered by Britains Lotus. Power will come from a 200 kilowatt, or 268 horsepower, electric motor. They will also differ greatly in terms of vehicle type.

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

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Electric cars and a smart electric grid have a bright future, according to panelists at a roundtable discussion on the subject that I attended last Friday in Boston. “I I would say that electricity is a vastly superior fuel for the light vehicle fleet,” said Willett Kempton , a professor and alternative energy specialist at the University of Delaware. Electrifying the entire vehicle fleet would provide more than three times the U.S.’s

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