Tesla changes, EPA updates, tax credits, Kia Soul EV review: The Week in Reverse

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karma EPA plug-in cars The Week In Reverse lithium Andrew Wheeler EV tax creditWhich U.S. state may regain the title of lithium-mining capital? What model will Tesla quit selling online? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 12, 2019. Tesla shook up its lineup again on Friday, announcing leases for the Model 3 and dropping the base $35,000 from its.

2020 Chevy Bolt EV: $10,000 off now, lease deals ahead of tax-credit sunset April 1

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When the Chevrolet Bolt EV’s federal EV tax credit eligibility amount dropped from $3,750 to $1,875 back on October 1, many expected GM to start making up for it with some deals.

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April 2020 Company Car Tax: Everything you need to know, including 0% BiK on electric vehicles

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New Benefit-in-kind (BiK) tax rates are now in force including a zero rate for pure electric vehicles, such as the Nissan Leaf, Kia e-Niro or Tesla Model 3, to accelerate the shift to zero emission cars

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Polluters pay, 2020 Kia Soul EV, hydrogen internal combustion: Today's Car News

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We had a first chance to drive the new 2020 Kia Soul EV. emissions tax hydrogen fuel cell Today in Car News air pollutionLondon's new pollution charge on older vehicles makes it really expensive to drive older cars into the city. And our latest Twitter poll asks what GM should do with the Volt name now that it no longer produces the car. All this and more on Green Car Reports. First announced in 2017, the city.

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Tesla Tax Breaks, MINI Superleggera Deferred, 2015 Kia Soul EV Price: Today's Car News

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Nevada''s governor approves an incentives package for Tesla Motors'' battery Gigafactory, BMW weighs a decision to put the MINI Superleggera Vision two-seater concept into production, and Kia prices the 2015 Soul EV from $34,500. Today''s news is full of financial decisions.

Kia Niro EV specs, recapturing CO2, and electric-car support vs interest: Today's Car News

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Kia has revealed official specifications for the Niro EV. And Waymo's purchase of up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacific Hybrids could account for one-third of FCA's available consumer tax credits Scientists have discovered a way to recapture CO2 and recycle it into fuel. A new study found there's more support for electric cars than knowledge or interest.

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KIA prices 2015 Soul EV starting at $33,700

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Kia Motors America (KMA) announced pricing for the all-electric version of the Kia Soul. Earlier post.)

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Bolt EV in winter, 2018 Kia Niro, electric-car tax credits, 2018 Nissan Leaf news: The Week in Reverse

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Which two automakers may start to run out of electric-car tax credits this year? What happens if you buy a used Fiat 500e electric car outside California and it needs service? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, February 2, 2018. Friday, we wrote that it's taken. The Week In Reverse

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Gas-tax hike, Kia Sorento Diesel, Bolt EV after a year, 37-mpg F-150, electric cars in CA: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got an interesting mix of stories, from a debate over how many electric cars California needs to the source of funds for an engine promised to deliver 37 mpg in a full-size Ford F-150 pickup. Also, your Tesla primer (it's not what you may think) and the Chevy Bolt EV after a year. All this and more on Green Car Reports. California. Today in Car News

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Kia Motors America expands Soul EV availability to four additional states; 10 total

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Nineteen Kia dealers will be certified to sell and service the Soul EV across these four states, and customers will have access to charging stations installed at these facilities. Kia has partnered with three charger providers—Bosch, Leviton and AeroVironment.

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Weekly round-up: Kia cash in, canine companions, road tax changes and Paris Motor Show preview

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This week saw the Team GB plane touch down on UK soil after a record-breaking Olympics in Rio and Jeremy Corbyn get caught up in ‘traingate’. But forg. Weekly round-up

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Four new engines for next generation Kia Picanto

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The new Kia Picanto. Click to enlarge.

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Kia Motors signs MOU to build third plant in China; 70% increase in capacity and a push to maintain market share

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Kia Motors Corporation plans to build a third manufacturing plant in China in order to meet increasing local demand and to maintain its positive sales momentum in the market. Upon completion of the new Dongfeng Yueda Kia Plant 3—with a capacity of 300,000 units annually—Kia will have increased its production capacity in China by some 70% from the current 430,000 units at its existing two plants to a total of 730,000 units per year.

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Tesla Model 3 Europe’s best-selling pure EV in February in its first full month on the market

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This was largely because February marked a month of uncertainty for many of the bigger European markets, such as Spain, where registrations fell by 10% amongst political turmoil, and the Netherlands, where a change in tax on pure electric vehicles contributed to the 15% drop in overall registrations.

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Hybrid Sales Falter in S. Korea while SUV Sales Climb

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“Despite large subsidies and tax incentives, the sales of hybrids are weaker than originally expected. ” The Korean government offers tax incentives amounting to 3 million won ($2,630) for buyers of hybrid cars. SUV Sales for Kia more than doubled during the same span. Korea Times. Automakers in South Korea sold a total of 591 hybrids in February, represented 0.5% of the total market, down from a 0.6% new vehicle sales in January.

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KPMG survey finds global auto execs ranking fuel efficiency the top consumer priority

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In fact, Hans Flick, national tax leader for KPMG’s automotive practice noted that executives appear to indicate that the idea of entry level cars may not have met expectations. KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the US member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (KPMG International).

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Criticism for Korean green car support

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If a person buys a hybrid car in Korea starting next month, the buyer will benefit from up to 3.1million won ($2,472) in acquisition and registration tax breaks as the government bids to make Korea a leading green country. Drivers will benefit whether they pick up one of the locally made vehicles such as Hyundai’s Avante LPI or Kia’s Forte Hybrid - or whether they purchase a hybrid car from overseas manufacturers such as Toyota and Honda.

Navigant Research forecasts new EV global sales of > 346,000 units in 2014; 10 predictions for the year

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More mainstream models will come from Kia, Mahindra, Škoda, and Volkswagen. Possibilities include dramatic reductions in the cost of EV batteries that lead to more cost- competitive vehicles, greater state or federal incentives, or increasing taxes on fossil fuels.

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2018 VW Tiguan and new 2.0 TSI B-cycle engine gives VW a strong offering in compact SUV segment

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To extend the benefits of this system after the trial, customers can choose from a number of payment options: One year for $199, two years for $378, and three years for $540, or month-to-month for $17.99, plus applicable taxes and fees.

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Scrappage scheme scrap ends

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Other ‘administrative issues’ over tax liabilities have now also been clarified. Carmakers are back on board the scrappage scheme following yesterday’s fiasco which saw the like of Ford and Honda suspend their participation in the scheme while issues over VAT payments were cleared up. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the final details regarding the scrappage incentive scheme have now been resolved, with the full backing of car manufacturers.

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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Car manufacturers: BMW AG, Daimler AG, Ford, General Motors LLC, Honda R&D, Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Nissan, Renault, Toyota Motor Corporation, Volkswagen.

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