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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Electric Drive Transportation Association
NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jake Styacich, jstyacich@electricdrive.org, 202-408-0774 ext. 307


November 16, 2017

STATEMENT FROM GENEVIEVE CULLEN, PRESIDENT OF EDTA, ON HOUSE TAX REFORM LEGISLATION

“EDTA is disappointed that HR 1, the tax reform legislation passed by the House today, includes repeal of the credit for plug-in vehicle purchases and we call on the Senate to continue to support this investment in innovation. With intense competition from China and other nations, it is critical...Read More

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Electric Drive Transportation Association
NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jake Styacich, jstyacich@electricdrive.org, 202-408-0774 ext. 307


November 9, 2017

STATEMENT FROM GENEVIEVE CULLEN, PRESIDENT OF EDTA, URGING THE SENATE TO RESTORE TAX CREDIT FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

“EDTA is encouraged about the bipartisan support that has been demonstrated in both the House and Senate for the plug-in vehicle credit. While HR 1 continues to include premature termination of the credit, we applaud the Senate Finance Committee’s reported decision to leave...Read More

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Reuters

The South Korean automaker is planning to launch an electric sedan under its high-end Genesis brand in 2021 with a range of 500 km (310 miles) per charge. It will also introduce an electric version of its Kona small sport utility vehicle (SUV) with a range of 390 km in the first half of next year.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Denver Post

City officials on Wednesday said 300 charging stations for electric vehicles will be set up around metro Denver over the next two years. They’re also looking at changes in the city building code to encourage installation of more charging stations near proliferating apartments and condos.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

New York Times

Volvo Cars on Wednesday became the first mainstream automaker to sound the death knell of the internal combustion engine, saying that all the models it introduces starting in 2019 will be either hybrids or powered solely by batteries.

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Washington Post

Drivers will be able to get behind the wheel of Tesla’s new Model 3 at the end of the month, the company’s chief executive announced early Monday in a series of tweets. The long-awaited electric car that’s priced for the mass market is expected to roll off the factory floor on Friday, Elon Musk said.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Drive

It's no secret that electric cars are starting to make even the most devout petrolhead a bit curious about the hype. The West Coast has been especially welcoming to the electrification movement. The coalition of states and agencies, mainly California and its Air Resources Board (CARB), has helped guide the basic foundation of charging and environmental guidelines in the industry. Now, the first EV showcase has opened in the Pacific Northwest.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Bloomberg

VW says the rollout will be the biggest product offensive in its history, with the goal of eventually having 19 SUVs globally and selling 1 million electric vehicles annually by 2025 to become the leading maker of battery-powered autos.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Green Car Reports

Charging infrastructure projects for electric cars have mostly focused on expanding the number of charging sites available to the public over the last six years.

But now significant effort is also being put into increasing the power those public charging stations can provide.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

CNET

If you live in New York and you've been contemplating putting something a little more electric in your driveway, now might be the time. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has just announced a new incentive for the purchase of any new electric vehicle in New York state: a $2,000 tax rebate that might just push that Chevy Bolt EV a little closer to your budget threshold.

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