Federal Tax Credit on EVs Still Applies to American-Made Vehicles
While the Inflation Reduction Act is set to bring in some large changes for consumers looking to purchase a vehicle, the federal tax credit will be available on electric vehicles through 2022, but only on vehicles that are made in America.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-10-13 07:30 PT
$12,500 Federal EV Tax Credit Proposal Reportedly Dropped
The large boost to the federal tax credit for electric vehicles under President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better legislation is officially gone.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-08-01 08:00 PT
U.S. DOT to Distribute $5 Billion to States to Build EV Chargers
The funding plan will help states to build electric vehicle chargers over five years as part of the government’s bipartisan infrastructure package.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-03-21 08:15 PT
New Bill Could Bring Tax Credit For Used Electric Cars
A new bill called the Affordable EVs for Working Families Act would create a new federal tax rebate of up to $2,500 for used electric vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-09-14 07:15 PT
Senators Introduce SAFE Act That Could Mandate Driver-Monitoring Systems
The “Stay Aware For Everyone” Act will require the Department of Transportation to look into fitting every new vehicle with a driver monitoring system as a way to reduce distracted driving in the country.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-06-08 16:00 PT
EPA Chief Claims Tougher Emissions, Fuel Economy Regulations Coming by July
The Biden administration is looking to put new fuel economy regulations and new limits on emissions in place as quickly as this July, as the administration wants to put the Trump administration's regulations in the past.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-05-18 16:05 PT
15 States Sue the NHTSA Over Emissions Penalties
The lawsuit centers around former President Donald Trump and the NHTSA’s decision to delay fee increases for automotive manufacturers that fail to meet fuel economy standards.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-03-24 08:00 PT
Tesla, General Motors Could Benefit Greatly From New GREEN Act
Currently, Tesla and General Motors' vehicles aren’t eligible for any tax credits, but the new GREEN Act would change that with the introduction of 400,000 more eligible EVs for a $7,000 federal tax credit.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-03-22 08:15 PT
Report: U.S. Auto Industry Is Looking to the Government for More EV Support
A leading lobbying group for the U.S. auto industry has reached out to policymakers to ask for more infrastructure, incentives, and other regulatory measures to support the adoption of EVs in the country.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-01-26 08:30 PT
Congress Debating on How to Properly Regulate Autonomous Technology
Safety and liability continue to be the major points of contention in a recent House hearing that was tasked with assessing rules surrounding autonomous vehicles and the public rollout of the technology.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-03-22 09:30 PT
Trump Administration Looks to Solidify Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations
The White House Office of Management and Budget received a final version of the Trump Administration’s plans to rollback strict fuel economy mandates set in place by the Obama administration.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-23 12:00 PT
Fuel Economy Regulations Causing Discord Between Automakers, Lawmakers
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been sued by 23 states over the government agency’s effort to revoke California’s ability to set its own car emissions rules.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-31 05:30 PT
US Department of Transportation Issues Grants for 3 States for AV Research
Ohio, Michigan, and Virginia have received grant funding to advance research and testing of technology surrounding autonomous vehicles.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-30 05:00 PT
Pittsburgh Looks to Boost Confidence in Autonomous Vehicles, Now Requires Crash Reports
Last year’s incident involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars that struck and killed a pedestrian, the city of Pittsburgh will require companies to report crashes that result in any injuries in an attempt to boost the public’s confidence in driverless technology.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-16 10:00 PT
American Center for Mobility in Michigan Loses Federal Proving Ground Designation
The American Center for Mobility, also known as Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township in Ypsilanti, Mich., has lost its federal designation as a proving ground for autonomous-vehicle testing. So have nine other locations across the country.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-11-19 09:30 PT
Labor Unions Urge Lawmakers to Pump the Brakes on Self-Driving Tech
Labor unions are urging lawmakers to slow down the fast tracking of autonomous technology, as some believe Congress doesn’t understand the ramifications behind the tech.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-10 09:00 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT