Electric Vehicles Stories June 18

Ireland has released an ambitious new Climate Action Plan that aims to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, with a goal of putting 950,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2030.

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Electric Vehicles Stories June 17

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has unveiled an updated electric vehicle infrastructure delivery plan which aims to put as many as 50,000 EV charge points in the city by 2025, as London looks to become a zero emission transport city by 2030.

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Electric Vehicles Stories June 5

New Jersey is looking to become an East Coast leader when it comes to electric vehicles, as the state announced a new interagency partnership this week that aims to build out charging infrastructure in the hopes of getting 330,000 ZEVs registered in-state by 2025.

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Electric Vehicles Stories June 3

(UPDATE: This article previously stated the EV tax would be $248. It turns out the bill also hikes the registration fee to $148 for all vehicles, but to $248 for EVs specifically. So the “EV Tax” is $100, not $248)

The Illinois legislature has approved a $45 billion transportation bill over the weekend to help improve the state’s infrastructure. Among other things, this bill includes a $100 tax on electric vehicles.

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Electric Vehicles Stories May 23

Nearly $3 billion in funding from Volkswagen’s Dieselgate settlement designed to go toward cleaner transportation in the US is being underutilized in EV infrastructure and adoption, according to a recent study which grades all states based on their spending plans. In fact, at least 14 states could see all of their allotted funds go toward diesel vehicle projects.

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Electric Vehicles Stories May 20

As the Environmental Protection Agency prepares to introduce the final form of its proposal to freeze US fuel economy standards sometime in the near future, California is giving more indications of how it intends to fight the regulatory rollback.

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Electric Vehicles Stories May 15

A new forecast of electric vehicle sales says more than 2 million EVs were sold worldwide last year, with sales expected to continue a rapid rise in the coming years, passing ICE cars in sales by the 2030s.

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Electric Vehicles Stories May 10

A proposed bill in the Illinois legislature would raise the state’s annual registration fee for all-electric vehicles from $17.50 to a whopping $1,000.

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Electric Vehicles Stories May 9

Sierra Club seeking volunteers for new nationwide electric vehicle shopping study

A few years ago, the Sierra Club conducted a study that offered a number of illuminating insights into how American car dealerships treated EVs. Now, the organization is ready to launch a bigger, nationwide study, and it’s looking for volunteers.

Electric Vehicles Stories May 2

A US senator is about to introduce legislation which looks to boost the domestic mining of materials like lithium and graphite for electric vehicles, according to a report.

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