China’s “NEVs to the Countryside” programs have helped spur EV sales in rural areas and in nearby small cities and towns, and they are a good example for regions outside of China.
The government of Indonesia consistently signals that electric vehicles (EVs) are the nation’s transport future. The latest sign came on April 20, 2023, during a meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF). Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo joined 16 other leaders to announce global climate goals and national commitments under the provisions […]
China, Europe, and the United States together made up about 60% of the global light-duty vehicle (LDV) market in 2021. These markets will have an outsized impact on the global electric vehicle (EV) transition and they’re all leaders in EV uptake. But there’s a yawning gap between the speed with which China and Europe are […]
Analyzes the charging and refueling speeds needed for zero-emission aircraft to match the gate turnaround times of conventional aircraft.
When Australia sets light-duty vehicle fuel efficiency or CO2 emission standards, it’s critical for climate goals that they align with world-class standards and start as early as possible.
A recent string of voluntary electrification targets set by large car manufacturers could be the start of more ambitious global announcements in the future, if major vehicle markets other than Europe set regulations to drive accelerated adoption of zero-emission vehicles.
To put the United States on track to reach 50% electric vehicle sales in 2030, cut the greenhouse gas target in half
Making the next round of standards at anything less stringent would mean leaving climate benefits on the table
The breakdown of new registrations of battery electric cars reveals much about which groups benefit from incentive programs.
Money makes the world go electric: Why the U.S. government should invest in the electric vehicle industry
Argues that the U.S. would reap many economic benefits, in addition to global leadership in electric vehicles, if it were to invest smartly in the electric vehicle industry.
Assesses the potential of battery-powered aircraft to replace regional, narrowbody, and widebody aircraft.
The prevalence of plug-in hybrids in the electric vehicle stock has an important impact on GHG emission trends over time.
The federal EV tax credit is not yet an idea whose time has passed. Just the opposite. It’s a double-edged policy tool that will advance key environmental and economic aims while helping pretty ordinary Americans deal with rising gasoline prices and a rising cost of living. Now is the time to extend it, with prudent changes, as part of the reconciliation package.