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IRS Issues Procedures for Claiming Alternative Fuels Credit

Article by The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas IRS Notice 2018-21 was issued on March 7. It establishes the procedures for claiming the $0.50 credit for alternative fuel sold or used in calendar year 2017. The notice requires that a single one-time claim for all alternative fuels (including C...

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GM plans to expand Bolt EV output, asks Congress to help

Posted by David ShepardsonVia Reuters General Motors Co (GM.N) Chief Executive Mary Barra called on the U.S. Congress on Wednesday to expand a consumer tax credit for electric vehicles as the automaker said it would boost production of its EV Chevrolet Bolt in response to strong demand. Barra also...

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Goodyear unveils new tire for electric cars to reduce wear from powerful instant torque

Posted by Fred LambertVia Electrek There’s no getting around it, the instant torque of electric vehicles can be quite hard on tires – especially with the heavier and more powerful models, like Tesla’s. Goodyear claims to have a solution with a new tire aimed at the electric vehic...

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Utilities are paying their customers to buy electric vehicles

Written by Michael J. CorenVia Quartz Electricity utilities were never designed for a world in which electricity demand didn’t go up forever. For a century, that was fine. But after 2005, US demand leveled off and, in some regions, began to decline. The Tennessee Valley Authority is now prep...

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