Government EV policies to shift from subsidies to regulation

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 30 August 2019

State-backed incentives for the production of electric vehicles (EVs), which up until now have been mostly financial, are slowly shifting to supportive legislation for the sector.

Government efforts to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in countries around the world are shifting away from subsidies in favor of carrot-and-stick regulations, according to industry observers speaking at Fastmarkets’ 11th Lithium Supply and Markets Conference in Santiago in June.

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