Zap tax credit, zap demand?Nov. 20
Utilities raise game to preserve EV tax creditNov. 10
The upside of tax reform has made many automakers reluctant to put lobbying muscle fully behind a fight to preserve an incentive for a market that only represents 1 percent of sales. But an alliance of environmentalists and utilities is stepping up.
U.S. Senate tax plan preserves EV creditNov. 9
Auto industry mobilizes to keep EV tax credit aliveNov. 6
Lobbyists quickly huddled after the unveiling of House Republicans' tax plan to figure out how to save the tax credit, which the industry views as critical to promoting commercial adoption of EV technology.
House tax reform plan would kill $7,500 EV credit, phase out estate taxNov. 2
Incentive squeeze zaps Netherlands' electrified salesFeb. 20
Ford, Mich. officials mum on incentives for Flat Rock plant investmentJan. 10
Ford and Michigan officials are being tight-lipped about state economic incentives the automaker will receive for the $700 million investment in its Flat Rock Assembly Plant for future production of electrified vehicles.
BEST PRACTICES: A well-lighted lot, powered by the sunDec. 19, 2016
Butler Nissan combines LED lights and a solar-array on the store's roof -- and tax incentives for the latter -- to cut costs. Dealer Marsh Butler sees the combo as insulation against future energy-cost increases.
LG Chem expects GM to sell over 30,000 Bolts next yearOct. 18, 2016
Tesla faces tax credit puzzleApril 11, 2016
Tesla, facing a likely shortage of U.S. tax credits for the Model 3, its first mass-market EV, may consider a clever production strategy to squeeze more money out of the program for buyers. But that would add to the logistical challenges for a company that has struggled in the past to deliver products on time.
GM to invest $356.4 million in 3 Mich. plantsDec. 15, 2015
General Motors plans to spend $1 billion at Michigan plants over the next 15 years.Details on roughly a third of the $1 billion investment, announced today by GM, will go toward plants in Flint, Saginaw and Grand Rapids