The breakdown of new registrations of battery electric cars reveals much about which groups benefit from incentive programs.
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.
If designed properly, feebates can be a revenue neutral way to help spur the transition to electric.
Purchase premiums for plug-in hybrids in Germany: Within the EU’s CO2 standards, the subsidy does more harm than good for the climate
The promotion of plug-in hybrids makes it easier for manufacturers to meet CO2 standards without reducing emissions.
Die Förderung von Plug-in-Hybriden erleichtert Herstellern die CO2-Standards zu erfüllen ohne entsprechend Emissionen einzusparen. Das erhöht die CO2-Emissionen in der Gesamtflotte.
The cost calculus for fleet owners hinges on how much more it costs to buy an electric truck than a diesel truck—and how fuel and maintenance savings may make up the difference
Argues that crediting manufacturers of zero-emission trucks and buses for avoided NOx emissions could lead to perverse outcomes
Describes an emerging opportunity to use regulations to make zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) more widely accessible by promoting the secondhand ZEVs market
Highlights from our updated assessment of electric vehicles for ride-hailing in India, which showed notable cost improvement with 2020 data compared to 2019.
The new EV market is gaining speed in the EU, but how can policies encourage growth in the used EV sales?
Favorable electric vehicle policies such as tax incentives are driving the market in the Netherlands.
Stimulus packages in France, Germany, Spain, Austria, and Italy help to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles.