Policy Decisions

Policy Decisions Related to Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model S and Model X costs increase in China due to tariff hike

Tesla Model S and Model X costs increase in China due to tariff hike

US electric vehicle maker Tesla’s exports to China are possibly on the verge of a possible slowdown because of a recent move by the Chinese government to increase import duties from the current 25%

NYC to rely on e-bikes during temporary closure of part of subway in early 2019

NYC to rely on e-bikes during temporary closure of part of subway in early 2019

With a section of New York City’s subway system to be closed temporarily in early 2019, the city will apparently depend on electric bicycles (e-bikes) to help commuters cope with the closure.

Paris pulls the plug on Autolib electric car-sharing system

Paris pulls the plug on Autolib electric car-sharing system

In a noteworthy development this week, the city of Paris and other local governments voted to cancel their contract with Bollore SA, a French conglomerate which operates the electric car-sharing sy

US President proposes 25% tariff on e-bikes from China

US President proposes 25% tariff on e-bikes from China

US President Donald Trump has proposed a new tariff plan which will result in a substantial increase in the cost of electric bicycles (e-bikes) from China.

Scottish government increases funding to schemes supporting its EV and A9 ambitions

Scottish government increases funding to schemes supporting its EV and A9 ambitions

In a recent announcement, the Scottish government has revealed that it will provide more funds to schemes which support its electric vehicle (EV) ambitions and the Electric A9 project.

ESB Chief Executive: EVs and heat pumps will be ‘key’ to decarbonising Ireland

ESB Chief Executive: EVs and heat pumps will be ‘key’ to decarbonising Ireland

In a recent address at the Energy Ireland conference in Croke Park, ESB Chief Executive Pat O’Doherty projected that the “key” to decarbonising Ireland in the coming decades will be a widespread ad

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