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Fixing the Federal EV Tax Credit Flaws: Redesigning the Vehicle Credit Formula

EV Adoption

The Qualified Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicles (IRC 30D) tax credit – commonly referred to as the “Federal EV tax credit” has a number of flaws, but one of the biggest is the poorly-designed formula that determines the amount of the tax credit available for each BEV and PHEV sold in the US.

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These 5 Plugin Vehicle Models Would Benefit Most From Proposed US EV Tax Credit Update (Chart)

CleanTechnica EVs

As we reported recently, there’s a big cleantech bill moving through the US Congress that would revive, extend, and expand the zero-emission vehicle tax credit in various ways.

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3 Scenarios That Would Make An EV Ineligible For the Federal EV Tax Credit

EV Adoption

In my previous article, Proposed Changes to the Federal EV Tax Credit Passed by the House of Representatives , I outlined and analyzed 13 proposed changes to IRC 30D (federal EV tax credit). In this brief article I will share the 3 scenarios that lead to an EV being completely disqualified from any available tax credit amount.

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DOE Announces $528.7M Conditional Loan for Fisker Automotive for PHEVs

Green Car Congress

million conditional loan to Fisker Automotive for the development of two lines of plug-in hybrids—the Karma and the new Project Nina vehicle—by 2016. million ATVM loan for engineering integration costs as it works with primarily US suppliers to complete the company’s first vehicle, the Fisker Karma. Earlier post.)

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Are You Plugged In?

Revenge of the Electric Car

Answer: Tesla already is making the fully electric sports luxury Roadster; Nissan will manufacture the five-passenger all-electric Leaf from late 2010; Fisker will make the first deliveries of its luxury Karma later this year; and GM’s Chevrolet Volt is a four-passenger hatchback due at some dealerships later this year. General Motors.

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How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. PHEVs with "Good Enough to Get Started" batteries. We have sponsored the EAA-PHEV project and our Open-Source designs are being used by some of the private companies as well as technically advanced individuals.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?",

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