A bill in the California Assembly would provide $3 billion in funding over the next 12 years for electric car incentives designed to increase the number of electric cars in the state.
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California will begin a pilot program to test the effectiveness of point of sale EV rebates to spur low income buyers to buy low or zero emissions cars.
With the early introduction of affordable, long-range EVs like the Chevy Bolt (with 238 miles of range) and the Tesla Model 3 (slated to move into production in July with 200+ miles of range), 2017 is expected to see banner sales of electric vehicles.
Carlos Ghosn says Nissan plans to make an electric car for the Chinese market that will sell for under $8,000 after incentives. That is an ambitious goal.
A new study from Norway shows that there are differences between electric and plug-in car owners, but both groups charge their cars most at home, sometimes at work, and seldom at fast chargers away from home.
South Korea is about to begin a program designed to boost EV infrastructure throughout the country and develop new long range electric car batteries. It is also raising the tax rebate on EVs sold domestically.
EV sales in Norway were more than 60% of the new car market in Norway in March. Norway has some of the most aggressive EV incentives in the world as it works to make all new cars zero emissions by 2025.
SWEEP has a handbook for communities that want to negotiate lower EV prices for local residents. Price reductions can add up to thousands in savings for individuals.
China wants more plug-in hybrid and battery electric cars, but some Chinese car companies think traditional hybrids will play an important role in China’s automotive future.
Norway is cutting back on some of its EV incentives but the sales tax exemption will remain at least until the end of 2017.
EV sales in Canada were up 32% last year, led by the Tesla Model S. British Columbia and Ontario have introduced aggressive new rebate programs that should boost EV sales considerably.
Germany is considering an EV incentive of up to $5,500 to encourage people to buy a plug-in hybrid or electric car.
Following up on the best things about electric cars, in our 6th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — I’m jumping into what EV drivers and enthusiasts consider to be the best ways to promote EVs and spread the EV revolution. Responses from EV drivers (from the […]
China has poisoned its skies by burning coal to make electricity. It is in the midst of a massive campaign to convince people to drive electric cars, but some say it should clean up its electrical grid first.
Electric car sales in Norway surged in 2015, thanks to generous government incentives. The best selling EV was the e-Golf, which outsold the conventional Golf.
Germany’s economics minister is proposing a $2 billion dollar package of EV incentives designed to get 1,000,000 cars with plugs on the road by 2020.
Economists and environmentalists seldom agree on what EV incentives, if any, should be used to encourage people to switch to zero emissions cars. Some factors are difficult to put an accurate price on.
After Georgia repealed its $5,000 electric car tax credit, sales of the Nissan LEAF plunged nearly 90%. Are tax credits good social policy or a giveaway?
Originally published on EV Obsession. Incentives are an interesting thing. Sometimes, the ones you think will work the best don’t work too well. Sometimes, ones you don’t think will have as much effect end up having a huge effect. Sometimes, incentives work great with one population but don’t work so well with another population. Electric car […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Following up on the slew of EV survey results I’ve been sharing, this article focuses on the question of why people buy electric cars. However, I think it’s very important to remember that the data presented are from early “pioneer” buyers. Their primary reasons for buying EVs are not the same as what […]