Posts Tagged: EV Regulations

Auto industry groups protest Zero-Emission Vehicle mandates

Two auto industry lobbying groups, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers, have petitioned the EPA to reconsider California’s Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) requirements, Automotive News reported. The new rules, most of which begin to take effect in 2018, would require automakers to sell an estimated 1.4 million EVs, PHEVs and/or hydrogen… Read more »

India approves incentives for EVs and hybrids, sets ambitious target

India’s government has approved a 230 billion rupee ($4.13 billion) plan to encourage the production of electric and hybrid vehicles, with a target of six million vehicles on the road by 2020, Reuters reported this week. Four to five million of those are expected to be two-wheelers. Even so, it sounds like an ambitious goal,… Read more »

EVs to the rescue of the French auto industry

French President Francois Hollande has proposed a package of measures to revive France’s auto industry by encouraging the production of environmentally-friendly vehicles. The government will strengthen the reward-penalty system for the environmental impact of cars that has been in place since 2008. The incentive for EVs will increase from €5,000 to €7,000, and from €2,000… Read more »