Stimulus Bill Provides Major Increase in Plug-in Vehicle Purchase Credit Program

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The $787-billion stimulus bill (HR 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) that emerged from the joint House-Senate conference committee this week provides funds for a large range of transportation-related projects. It also made significant changes in the current plug-in vehicle tax credit program, including increasing the limit from a program total of 250,000 vehicles to a maximum of 200,000 plug-ins per manufacturer. Tax Credits for Plug-ins.

Can Electric Vehicles Speed Up As The Economy Slows Down?

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It’s clear electric cars were on the rise up until the outbreak, but how is the current situation with full-scale lockdowns around the world affecting this trend now? In certain European countries, such as Italy or the UK , passenger vehicle sales even dropped as much as 95-97%.

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Hasner’s Florida State Electric Car Tax Break Gets Boost

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Josh Hafenbrack posts this informative entry covering the status of Hasner’s Florida State electric car tax break on the SunSentinel.com. Florida State Representative (and House Majority Leader) Adam Hasner (R) has just introduced the bill HB 879 - Financial Incentives for Electric Vehicles. From Josh’s article: As the House Energy and Utilities Committee gave its stamp of approval to the measure, Hasner is planning a showing of “Who Killed the Electric Car?”

Hasner’s Florida State Electric Car Tax Break Gets Boost

Revenge of the Electric Car

Josh Hafenbrack posts this informative entry covering the status of Hasner’s Florida State electric car tax break on the SunSentinel.com. Florida State Representative (and House Majority Leader) Adam Hasner (R) has just introduced the bill HB 879 - Financial Incentives for Electric Vehicles. From Josh’s article: As the House Energy and Utilities Committee gave its stamp of approval to the measure, Hasner is planning a showing of “Who Killed the Electric Car?”

Help Plug In America renew the EV infrastructure tax credit

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From Plug In America: Last year, Plug In America, along with electric vehicle and EV infrastructure manufacturers from coast to coast, worked with members of the House and Senate to get a critical plug-in vehicle infrastructure tax credit into the stimulus bill. These EV tax credits of 50% up to $2,000 for individuals, and 50% up to $50,000 for businesses have led to the beginning of early deployment of EV charging infrastructure all across the United States.

Boston-Power to supply Li-ion battery systems to Beijing Electric Vehicle Company for EVs, starting with Saab 9-5 based C70

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a provider of next-generation lithium-ion battery cells, modules and systems ( earlier post ), has entered a multi-year agreement to provide lithium-ion battery systems to Beijing Electric Vehicle Company (BJEV), the electric vehicle delivery arm of Beijing Automotive Industry Company (BAIC). China’s stated policy is to lead the world in the development of clean transportation and we intend to produce thousands of hybrid and electric vehicles.”

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

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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. billion in vouchers; NHTSA concluded that the new vehicles purchased under the program averaged 24.9 l/100 km) averaged by the trade-in vehicles.

This is How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affect The Global EV Market

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COVID-19 & Global Electric Vehicle Market. It is expected that, with continuing innovations in the car industry, the electric vehicle market has seen steady growth. Public demand for electric vehicles , on the other hand, has decreased in the United States.

Deutsche Bank Forecast sees slower transportation electrification and greater gasoline demand near-term; increased confidence in the pace and breadth of long-term shift to efficient transportation systems

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Key developments in the transportation sector that they note include: Positive for gasoline demand: Strong Chinese car growth in 2010, particularly in the first half of the year, with vehicle sales up 30% year-on-year (YoY) through the first eleven months of 2010. passenger cars will outgrow larger vehicles due to favorable policies. Increasing political animus towards the ethanol tax credit, which was “ begrudgingly renewed for one year in the lame-duck tax bill.”

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NYC Goes EV

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This Tesla is one of a number of electric cars coming on the market. Will Electric Cars Give New York a Charge? 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.

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Coming Soon – The Electric City

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Cities Prepare for Life With the Electric Car. In nearby Silicon Valley, companies are ordering workplace charging stations in the belief that their employees will be first in line when electric cars begin arriving in showrooms. And at the headquarters of Pacific Gas and Electric, utility executives are preparing “heat maps” of neighborhoods that they fear may overload the power grid in their exuberance for electric cars.&#. Photo by Jim Wilson, New York Times.

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Major study concludes achieving EU 2050 transport decarbonization goals will require portfolio of advanced powertrains; fuel cells, battery-electric and plug-in hybrids

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The study—“A portfolio of powertrains for Europe: a fact-based analysis”—compares the economics, sustainability and performance of fuel cell, battery-electric, hybrid-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in achieving the decarbonization goal. more than 50% of demand—will be available for passenger cars, given the potential demand for biofuels from other sectors, such as goods vehicles, aviation, marine, power and heavy industry.

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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It takes the Greenius an entire day to get up to speed on the judicial validation issues and understand the differences between in rem validation and mandamus validation; to learn about the 1911 Assessment Act and how AB 811 amends Chapter 29 of that act; to discern the differences between AB 811’s Special Assessment Districts compared to SB 279’s Mello-Ross type Special Tax Districts; to get up to speed on HERS ratings and SEER ratings for HVACs.

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The Race to Plug-In Hybrids Is On

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A powerful roster of key industry players in the rapidly evolving electric vehicle arena will come together at Infocast’s Opportunities in Grid-Connected Mobility in San Francisco, California. A key goal of the Obama administration is to have one million ‘PHEVs’ or a fully electric vehicle on the road by 2015.

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Can green cars solve automotive crisis? The Green Piece

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It has established itself as a firm leader in the green car race thanks to the success of the Toyota Prius and Japanese government ecological perks including tax breaks have helped ease the drop in sales with the Prius topping the sales charts in its home country for two successive months. Late last week Japanese automotive giant Nissan unveiled its first production ready electric car – the Nissan LEAF (pictured). Tags: Electric cars The Green Piece green piece Nissan LEAF

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Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chrysler Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service by Sam Abuelsamid on Apr 22nd 2009 at 10:05AM Chrysler U.S. However, because of the duty cycle used by the Postal Service, which generally amounts to only about 18-20 miles per day on a fixed route, these vehicles are being built without the range extender seen on the concept.

The electric car and grid parity - OregonLive.com

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Similarly, such mandates and incentives will drive the market for electric cars for a while. The Oregon Legislature is contemplating bills that provide credits for both manufacturers and purchasers of electric cars. The idea is to electric vehicles more competitive with conventional, gas-powered vehicles, so that a purchaser can consider paying roughly the same amount for either.

Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

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GigaOM Network: GigaOM | Earth2Tech | jkOnTheRun | NewTeeVee | OStatic | TheAppleBlog | WebWorkerDaily | Jobs Live Events | About | Contact Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon? While the Model S is in the concept phase of development, rapid charging represents a very real focus for battery developers and electric car makers. Nissan is working on an electric car that it says is on track to have a 100-mile range and 26-minute charge time.

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

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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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