The Inflation Reduction Act wants to incentivize electric car purchases – but there's a catch

Aug 10, 2022
The bill includes language that would make most existing electric vehicle models ineligible for the tax credit that's intended to make them more affordable.
People look at the engine of a Chevrolet Bolt EV at the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on April 15, 2022 in New York City.
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Will Florida's improved EV infrastructure convince more people to buy electric vehicles?

Aug 10, 2022
Florida Power & Light is installing more than 1,000 charging ports across the state. Most will be Level 2 — slow chargers.
Florida Power & Light's Evolution fast chargers at Turnpike Plaza in West Palm Beach, Florida, in December 2020.
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Senate climate bill includes incentives for new and used EVs

Jul 28, 2022
Demand for clean vehicles is strong in the U.S., but manufacturers are still hampered by supply chain issues.
The new bill would offer tax incentives for electric vehicle purchases to people who make $150,000 or less annually. Above, a Tesla charging station in Pasadena, California.
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Who will buy Cadillac's $300,000 EV?

Jun 27, 2022
The limited-edition, electric Celestiq is expected to carry a very, very high-end price tag. It might help Cadillac refresh its image.
Cadillac could become a rival to Telsa in the high-end electric vehicle market.
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To convince more drivers to go electric, the Biden administration wants chargers that work for all EVs

Jun 9, 2022
Currently, there is no standard charging infrastructure. Creating a universal charger could be key to getting more people to go electric.
The administration wants to see 500,000 new universal electric vehicle chargers built across the country.
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Roadtripping in an electric vehicle has its challenges, but is getting easier

May 30, 2022
With gas prices reaching all-time highs for the holiday weekend, the prospect of going electric has never been more attractive.
Though high gas prices may make roadtripping in an EV appealing, fast-charging stations can still be difficult to come by.
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Why carmakers are pouring billions into new electric vehicle battery factories

May 25, 2022
It's all about controlling the supply chain.
The U.S. is ramping up EV production since supply chain issues are causing delays.
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Car buffs want to turn classic rides into EVs. These Southern California businesses are making it happen.

May 19, 2022
Electrifying classic cars could cut exhaust emissions and reduce the number of cars that end up landfills.
A gas-powered Ford Bronco is being converted to an electric vehicle at Zero Labs in Los Angeles.
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What will it take for yellow buses to go green?

Apr 5, 2022
Electric school buses cost about three times as much as diesel ones. The White House is putting $5 billion toward the zero-emission models.
The Biden administration is putting $5 billion toward replacing existing school buses with zero-emission models.
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High gas prices haven't prompted a spike in EV sales. Besides, there's still an EV shortage.

Mar 15, 2022
Analysts expect drivers to switch sooner or later. But pump prices alone won't drive them to.
While automakers are investing in alternative-fuel vehicles, they’re likely betting that the demand shift to electric vehicles will be more gradual.
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