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California May Shift EV Subsidies To Point Of Sale Rebates

May 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

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California is about to begin testing a new "point of sale" clean vehicle rebate plan in San Diego. Under the present rules, people who purchase a qualifying EV can get a check back from the state for up to $7,000, depending on their income level. California started indexing its rebate program to income level a few years ago to avoid the charge that the incentives the state was offering were mostly benefiting wealthy tech tycoons and Hollywood stars replacing their Porsches with Teslas. The state is much more interested in encouraging low-income families to give up their inefficient and pollution-belching commuter cars and drive a low- or zero-emissions (and far safer) car instead


Ontario, Canada, Lifts EV Rebate Price Cap

February 10th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The province of Ontario in Canada has lifted the purchase price cap on its electric vehicle rebate program, according to recent reports. What this means in practice is that those buying relatively expensive electric vehicles (Tesla Model S, Model X, etc.) will now have access to a larger rebate than they did previously


When Will US Federal EV Tax Credit Expire For Tesla Buyers?

January 26th, 2017 | by EV Expert

One of the most frequent questions you see these days in electric vehicle forums, blog comments, Facebook groups, and here on CleanTechnica is some variation of the following: "I reserved my Tesla Model 3 on (fill the date), will I still be eligible for the $7,500 federal tax credit when my car becomes available?"



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