Electric Vehicles

State Legislators Consider Action on Electric School Buses


Photo credit: iStock.com/현경_윤 Between 2018 and 2019, around 24 million students used a bus to get to school. The Environmental Protection agency has aimed to significantly reduce carbon emissions by promoting switching from diesel fuel to electric school buses. An example of this is S.506, the Clean School Bus Act, introduced by Senator Catherine Cortez [...]

State Legislators Consider Action on Electric School Buses2023-09-11T00:39:07-04:00

California Zero-Emissions Transportation Plan


On August 25, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a sweeping new transportation plan that requires the sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035. Citing the need to combat climate change, Governor Newsom said, “We can solve this climate crisis if we focus on the big, bold steps necessary to cut [...]

California Zero-Emissions Transportation Plan2023-09-11T00:52:11-04:00

Inflation Reduction Act Tax Credits and Rebates: Do You Qualify?


Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376) into law after the U.S. House and Senate passed the package in the first weeks of August. After over a year of negotiations, Senate Democrats agreed to a narrow bill to invest in energy initiatives, curb drug prices and [...]

Inflation Reduction Act Tax Credits and Rebates: Do You Qualify?2022-09-29T13:46:58-04:00

E-Bike Legislation: Regulating Electric Bicycles


Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by David Mark & Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay  The sale of electric bicycles—or e-bikes—is expected to grow from 3.7 million in 2019 to 17 million by 2030, with potentially 10 million e-bikes sold by 2024.  As with any emerging technology and devices (see our UAV legislation article), government regulation has not been [...]

E-Bike Legislation: Regulating Electric Bicycles2023-09-11T01:31:05-04:00

Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax: VMT Legislation


Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by Gerd Altmann, andreas160578, & Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay  President Joe Biden’s forthcoming stimulus package is set to focus on efforts to rebuild U.S. roads, bridges, waterways, and dams over the next decade, as well as other critically underfunded parts of American’s infrastructure.  After many years, infrastructure investment [...]

Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax: VMT Legislation2023-09-11T01:31:07-04:00
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