It Gets Worse and Worse: VW Ripped Off US Taxpayers

People who bought VW diesels in 2009 were eligible for a $1300 green car tax credit, only the cars aren’t green, and VW could be in trouble with the IRS.

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Rich People Benefit More From Tax Credits (Duh)

I’ve always found it a little fucked up that US federal incentives for solar energy and electric cars are tax credits. I’m sure there are some arguments for this, but a simple cash rebate (like California offers) would be much more useful for the majority of people.

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Fiscal Cliff Deal Extends/Improves 12 Alt-Energy Credits

While most Americans were enjoying the holiday break, Congress was called in for a special session to try and work out a deal to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff.” A compromise was reached, a deal was passed, and while nobody is particularly happy with the “American Taxpayer Relief Act”, a number of green energy credits were extended for at least another year.

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Federal Tax Credit For Two-Wheeled EVs – Yes, Please!

Those of you who love two-wheeled transportation – and there are a lot of you – have one more reason to go green. The Senate Finance Committee approved a federal tax credit for purchasers of electric bikes and motorcycles last week.

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Video: Brammo’s Empulse R Commercial Hits The Right Notes

Motorcycles have never been my thing, as I have flirted with death enough times on four wheels to know better than to tempt fate. But the rise of electric motorcycles has me winking at the grim reaper again, especially after seeing Brammo’s latest offering, the Empulse R. Now Brammo has released a two and a half minute commercial highlighting the Empulse R in a surprisingly normal way.

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