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U.S. Senate bill could give Tesla, GM electric car tax credit boost – Reuters

Tesla Inc and General Motors Co, which have lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 tax credit, could get their way for up to four years under a new proposal from a Republican senator.

On Thursday, Senator Dean Heller proposed legislation that would lift the current cap on electric vehicles eligible for tax credits. Reuters obtained a copy of the text of th More

Tesla Inc and General Motors Co, which have lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 tax credit, could get their way for up to four years under a new proposal from a Republican senator.

On Thursday, Senator Dean Heller proposed legislation that would lift the current cap on electric vehicles eligible for tax credits. Reuters obtained a copy of the text of th More

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Republican introduces new bill to end the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars and tax them more instead – Electrek

At a time when most governments are looking at ways to encourage electric vehicle adoption, a Republican senator has now introduced a new bill to end the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars and instead tax them more.
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At a time when most governments are looking at ways to encourage electric vehicle adoption, a Republican senator has now introduced a new bill to end the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars and instead tax them more.
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California considers almost doubling its EV incentive as Tesla’s federal tax credit is phasing out – Electrek

The state already offers a rebate of up to $2,500 for electric vehicle buyers.

Combined with the $7,500 federal tax credit, some buyers end up saving $10,000 on a new electric vehicle.

But the federal tax credit is starting to phase out for some companies – starting with Tesla, which reached its 200,000th US delivery threshold earlier this year.

In 2019, Tesla buyers will on More

The state already offers a rebate of up to $2,500 for electric vehicle buyers.

Combined with the $7,500 federal tax credit, some buyers end up saving $10,000 on a new electric vehicle.

But the federal tax credit is starting to phase out for some companies – starting with Tesla, which reached its 200,000th US delivery threshold earlier this year.

In 2019, Tesla buyers will on More

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Ontario to include Tesla in rebate program after court decision

Reuters) – Ontario will include some Tesla Inc car owners under its rebate plan as the province winds down an incentive program for electric cars, the ministry of transportation said on Friday.

The decision follows the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on Tuesday striking down a transition program, including the Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program, set up by the new Ontari More

Reuters) – Ontario will include some Tesla Inc car owners under its rebate plan as the province winds down an incentive program for electric cars, the ministry of transportation said on Friday.

The decision follows the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on Tuesday striking down a transition program, including the Electric and Hydrogen Vehicle Incentive Program, set up by the new Ontari More

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lean Vehicle Assistance Program

The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program provides grants and affordable financing to help low-income Californians purchase a new or used hybrid or electric vehicle. Our goal is to make clean vehicles accessible and affordable to all who qualify.

The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program is funded by California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to More

The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program provides grants and affordable financing to help low-income Californians purchase a new or used hybrid or electric vehicle. Our goal is to make clean vehicles accessible and affordable to all who qualify.

The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program is funded by California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to More

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Beyond the federal tax credit: a guide to clean-car…

Green Car Reports Massachusetts gives buyers $2,500 rebate for new vehicles, but buyers have to apply after they’ve bought the vehicle. The Massachusetts program is also nearing the end of its funding, with only a little over $500,000 remaining. – New York rewards EV buyers …… More

Green Car Reports Massachusetts gives buyers $2,500 rebate for new vehicles, but buyers have to apply after they’ve bought the vehicle. The Massachusetts program is also nearing the end of its funding, with only a little over $500,000 remaining. – New York rewards EV buyers …… More

End of Ontario electric vehicle rebate program expected to…

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cancel rebates for electric vehicles in the province is expected to have a knock-on effect on sales.

David Adams, president of the Global Automakers of Canada industry association, said Friday that experience elsewhere shows that sales of electric vehicles take a hit when subsidies are removed, such as when British Columbia stopped and then rest More

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cancel rebates for electric vehicles in the province is expected to have a knock-on effect on sales.

David Adams, president of the Global Automakers of Canada industry association, said Friday that experience elsewhere shows that sales of electric vehicles take a hit when subsidies are removed, such as when British Columbia stopped and then rest More

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What China’s Shifting Subsidies Could Mean For Its Electric…

Forbes China is the clear global leader in the production and sale of electric vehicles (EVs). Last year, 770,000 EVs were manufactured and sold in the country, a 53% increase over 2016 and almost four times the number sold in the United States. With EVs still at a …… More

Forbes China is the clear global leader in the production and sale of electric vehicles (EVs). Last year, 770,000 EVs were manufactured and sold in the country, a 53% increase over 2016 and almost four times the number sold in the United States. With EVs still at a …… More

New bill to remove limit for $7.5k electric vehicle federal…

Electrek In the US, like in several other countries around the world, the federal government has long been offering an incentive for car buyers to buy electric vehicles in order to represent the value those vehicles have for the environment over gas-powered vehicles.… More

Electrek In the US, like in several other countries around the world, the federal government has long been offering an incentive for car buyers to buy electric vehicles in order to represent the value those vehicles have for the environment over gas-powered vehicles.… More

Thinking of Buying an Electric Car? Indian Government has…

Entrepreneur We all want to get rid of petroleum products because of the pollution, it’s our number one enemy. For the younger generation, today is a complete no. It’s outdated and when we have something better way to go for a pollutant. However, in the current scenario, …… More

Entrepreneur We all want to get rid of petroleum products because of the pollution, it’s our number one enemy. For the younger generation, today is a complete no. It’s outdated and when we have something better way to go for a pollutant. However, in the current scenario, …… More

Nissan, BMW offer Pepco customers EV rebates | WTOP

WASHINGTON — BMW and Nissan are offering Pepco customers healthy rebates on certain electric vehicle models.

Nissan is offering Pepco customers a $3,000 rebate on the MSRP on the 2018 Nissan Leaf. The all-electric Leaf starts at around $30,000.

Nissan’s offer is available through June 30. Customers are required to prove they’re Pepco customers, and bring along a copy of this fl More

WASHINGTON — BMW and Nissan are offering Pepco customers healthy rebates on certain electric vehicle models.

Nissan is offering Pepco customers a $3,000 rebate on the MSRP on the 2018 Nissan Leaf. The all-electric Leaf starts at around $30,000.

Nissan’s offer is available through June 30. Customers are required to prove they’re Pepco customers, and bring along a copy of this fl More

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Nissan, Duquesne Light partner on $3,000 rebate for EV purchase | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Duquesne Light Co. announced on Monday that its customers are eligible for a $3,000 rebate until June 30 on the purchase of a 2018 Nissan Leaf, following a partnership struck with the automaker.

The rebate is the latest — and largest — effort by Duquesne Light to get more electric vehicles on the road in the Pittsburgh region. The Downtown-based electric utility, which has 500,000 cust More

Duquesne Light Co. announced on Monday that its customers are eligible for a $3,000 rebate until June 30 on the purchase of a 2018 Nissan Leaf, following a partnership struck with the automaker.

The rebate is the latest — and largest — effort by Duquesne Light to get more electric vehicles on the road in the Pittsburgh region. The Downtown-based electric utility, which has 500,000 cust More

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Colorado Department of Transportation offers EV charging…

Complete Colorado … EV buyers get up to $12,000 in combined state and federal rebates. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), with a budget unable to maintain Colorado’s extensive highway system, has 23 charging stations across Colorado, with 17 of those offering taxpayer-subsidized charging to EV drivers. … I am sure that in the 1970s and 1980s when carburetors had to More

Complete Colorado … EV buyers get up to $12,000 in combined state and federal rebates. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), with a budget unable to maintain Colorado’s extensive highway system, has 23 charging stations across Colorado, with 17 of those offering taxpayer-subsidized charging to EV drivers. … I am sure that in the 1970s and 1980s when carburetors had to More

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PG&E customers can get $3K off new Nissan LEAF electric…

Inquirer.net Federal Tax Credit:Customers could be eligible for up to $7,500 in federal tax credits.PG&E recommends customers review details closely and consult a tax accountant or Certified Public Accountant for specific information. • California State Rebate:Customers …… More

Inquirer.net Federal Tax Credit:Customers could be eligible for up to $7,500 in federal tax credits.PG&E recommends customers review details closely and consult a tax accountant or Certified Public Accountant for specific information. • California State Rebate:Customers …… More

New Californian Online Hub For Electric Vehicle Charging…

CleanTechnica While PlugShare works well for most electric vehicle (EV) drivers, building ever more precise and accurate databases is key to an even better adoption of those cars. A new Californian database tries to establish just that.… More

CleanTechnica While PlugShare works well for most electric vehicle (EV) drivers, building ever more precise and accurate databases is key to an even better adoption of those cars. A new Californian database tries to establish just that.… More

All-Electric Vehicle Incentives Available for FirstEnergy…

PR Newswire (press release) In addition to the rebate and federal electric vehicle tax credits, Potomac Edison customers could be eligible for a one-time Maryland excise tax credit, up to $3,000 for purchasing a qualifying plug-in electric vehicle. JCP&L customers also could be eligible for …… More

PR Newswire (press release) In addition to the rebate and federal electric vehicle tax credits, Potomac Edison customers could be eligible for a one-time Maryland excise tax credit, up to $3,000 for purchasing a qualifying plug-in electric vehicle. JCP&L customers also could be eligible for …… More

Tesla’s Foe in Fight Over Electric Vehicle Rebate:…

Bloomberg At issue during a California Air Resources Board hearing in Sacramento on Friday will be rebates the state pays to EV buyers using proceeds from the sale of Low Carbon Fuel Standard credits. Under the program, energy producers who fail to meet the state’s …… More

Bloomberg At issue during a California Air Resources Board hearing in Sacramento on Friday will be rebates the state pays to EV buyers using proceeds from the sale of Low Carbon Fuel Standard credits. Under the program, energy producers who fail to meet the state’s …… More

PG&E Customers Eligible to Save $3000 on a New Nissan LEAF…

EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog) Federal Tax Credit: Customers could be eligible for up to $7,500 in federal tax credits. PG&E recommends customers review details closely and consult a tax accountant or Certified Public Accountant for specific information. California State Rebate: Customers …… More

EnerCom Inc. (press release) (blog) Federal Tax Credit: Customers could be eligible for up to $7,500 in federal tax credits. PG&E recommends customers review details closely and consult a tax accountant or Certified Public Accountant for specific information. California State Rebate: Customers …… More

Norway offers incentives to push its residents to buy…

Marketplace.org Norway aims to phase out gas and diesel cars altogether. One way the country has made so much progress in its transition to electric cars is by offering big perks and privileges for electric vehicle owners. Driving out of Oslo in the evening rush-hour, EV owner …… More

Marketplace.org Norway aims to phase out gas and diesel cars altogether. One way the country has made so much progress in its transition to electric cars is by offering big perks and privileges for electric vehicle owners. Driving out of Oslo in the evening rush-hour, EV owner …… More

There’s a new effort to remove the EV tax credit cap just as Tesla and GM are about to hit it | Electrek

Some politicians and electric utilities are now pushing the idea to remove the cap of 200,000 electric vehicles sold per manufacturer in order to get access to the federal tax credit just as Tesla and GM are about to hit the threshold.
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Some politicians and electric utilities are now pushing the idea to remove the cap of 200,000 electric vehicles sold per manufacturer in order to get access to the federal tax credit just as Tesla and GM are about to hit the threshold.
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Salt Lake City Removes Fees at Electric Vehicle Charging…

Utah Business “Salt Lake City is doing everything we can to improve air quality and supporting electric vehicles is a core part of our commitment,” said Mayor Biskupski. “We looked at the fiscal impact of waiving fees versus the public benefits of encouraging electric vehicle …… More

Utah Business “Salt Lake City is doing everything we can to improve air quality and supporting electric vehicles is a core part of our commitment,” said Mayor Biskupski. “We looked at the fiscal impact of waiving fees versus the public benefits of encouraging electric vehicle …… More

BMW gives PG&E customers $10000 electric-car discount  Sa…

San Francisco Chronicle BMW may be angling for a bigger slice of the nation’s largest electric vehicle market — California — and aiming at some of the same drivers courted by Tesla. The German automaker is offering a $10,000 discount on its i3 electric car for customers of Pacific …… More

San Francisco Chronicle BMW may be angling for a bigger slice of the nation’s largest electric vehicle market — California — and aiming at some of the same drivers courted by Tesla. The German automaker is offering a $10,000 discount on its i3 electric car for customers of Pacific …… More

Another utility gives $10K off: BMW i3 electric car sales backed by SoCal Edison

How badly do you want to buy a BMW i3 electric car?

Badly enough to move to areas of California where Southern California Edison will be your electric utility?

If so, a new program offered through April 30 will give residential customers and SCE employees $10,000 off the purchase of any model of the i3.

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How badly do you want to buy a BMW i3 electric car?

Badly enough to move to areas of California where Southern California Edison will be your electric utility?

If so, a new program offered through April 30 will give residential customers and SCE employees $10,000 off the purchase of any model of the i3.

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China updates its electric vehicle incentives to favor longer range cars | Electrek

China’s generous electric vehicle incentives enabled the world’s biggest auto market to quickly also become the world’s largest EV market.

There have been rumors that they could slash those incentives, but the government instead decided to update them in order to favor longer range cars

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China’s generous electric vehicle incentives enabled the world’s biggest auto market to quickly also become the world’s largest EV market.

There have been rumors that they could slash those incentives, but the government instead decided to update them in order to favor longer range cars

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China extends tax rebate for electric cars, hybrids

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will extend a tax rebate on purchases of so-called new-energy vehicles (NEV) until the end of 2020, a boost for hybrid and electric car makers amid a shift by policy-makers away from the traditional internal combustion engine
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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will extend a tax rebate on purchases of so-called new-energy vehicles (NEV) until the end of 2020, a boost for hybrid and electric car makers amid a shift by policy-makers away from the traditional internal combustion engine
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The Electric Vehicle Credit Officially Survives The New Republican Tax Bill

In good news for companies developing electric vehicles, and for interested consumers, the federal electric vehicle tax credit will not be repealed in the Republican tax bill going to a vote next week.

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In good news for companies developing electric vehicles, and for interested consumers, the federal electric vehicle tax credit will not be repealed in the Republican tax bill going to a vote next week.

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Ontario to introduce rebates to boost electric truck demand

MONTREAL, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Canada’s biggest province, Ontario, will introduce a new rebate program worth up to C$75,000 for buyers of electric trucks, in a move that could boost domestic purchases of models by Tesla Inc and rivals like China’s BYD, a government spokesman said ahead of a Thursday announcement.

The program will offer buyers rebates of up to 60 percent of t More

MONTREAL, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Canada’s biggest province, Ontario, will introduce a new rebate program worth up to C$75,000 for buyers of electric trucks, in a move that could boost domestic purchases of models by Tesla Inc and rivals like China’s BYD, a government spokesman said ahead of a Thursday announcement.

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China Is Said to Plan Extending Electric Vehicle Tax…

Bloomberg Extending the tax rebate will give a fillip to China’s development of the NEV industry, a term used to refer electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell cars. The surge in demand for such vehicles in China has attracted billions of dollars of …… More

Bloomberg Extending the tax rebate will give a fillip to China’s development of the NEV industry, a term used to refer electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell cars. The surge in demand for such vehicles in China has attracted billions of dollars of …… More

Rebates could fuel electric car push in Mass. – Lowell Sun Online

BOSTON — Since 1990, Massachusetts’ greenhouse gas emissions have decreased in each major sector except one: transportation, the sector producing the most emissions.

To help reduce these emissions, Massachusetts has set a goal to have 300,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2025. But the high upfront costs of these vehicles make them beyond the reach of many families and commu More

BOSTON — Since 1990, Massachusetts’ greenhouse gas emissions have decreased in each major sector except one: transportation, the sector producing the most emissions.

To help reduce these emissions, Massachusetts has set a goal to have 300,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2025. But the high upfront costs of these vehicles make them beyond the reach of many families and commu More

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Electric Car Incentives In Norway, UK, France, Germany,…

CleanTechnica All across the globe, aggressive mandates are being set up to transition countries away from petrol and diesel cars. In fact, according to Climate Change News, “the European commission is considering implementing an electric car quota to be achieved by …… More

CleanTechnica All across the globe, aggressive mandates are being set up to transition countries away from petrol and diesel cars. In fact, according to Climate Change News, “the European commission is considering implementing an electric car quota to be achieved by …… More