Tag Archives: electric vehicles

Enviros scored some wins – and had a few losses – this session

Lawmakers had a mixed record on the passage or defeat of environmental bills during the session . . .

Tags: electric vehicles , environmental issues , Mike Dudgeon , Stephanie Stuckey Benfield , water quality

Compromise reached to allow Tesla electric vehicle sales

House Motor Vehicles Committee reports out a compromise bill that would allow Tesla to sell its electric vehicles in Georgia . . .

Tags: Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , Georgia Automobile Dealers Association , Tesla , Tom Rice

Lawmakers will have to sort out conflicting EV measures

Georgia legislators are getting conflicting and contradictory messages about the future of electric vehicles . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Chuck Martin , Don Parsons , electric vehicles , GADA , tax credits , Tesla , vehicle charging stations

Future looks dark for electric vehicle tax credit

Georgia’s tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles may get unplugged in this legislative session . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , tax credit

Battle between car dealers, Tesla cranks up again

The Georgia Automobile Dealers Association asks the state revenue department to revoke Tesla’s license to sell electric vehicles here . . .

Tags: Doug MacGinnitie , electric vehicles , Elon Musk , Frank Strickland , Georgia Automobile Dealers Association , revenue department , Tesla

GEFA provides rebates for electric vehicle stations

The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority provides financial incentives for colleges and government agencies to open more charging stations for electric vehicles . . .

Tags: charging stations , electric vehicles , GEFA

Political Notes – One possible avenue for medical marijuana?

Gov. Nathan Deal continues to explore the feasibility of working out some kind of arrangement for clinical trials of medical marijuana . . .

Tags: Common Core standards , electric vehicles , Libertarian Party , medical marijuana , Nathan Deal , Tesla Motors

Alternative transportation bills largely stalled

Several bills were introduced during the legislative session that would have affected the sales and hiring of motor vehicles in Georgia, but they ultimately did not pass . . .

Tags: auto dealers , Butch Miller , Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , Lyft , taxi cabs , Tesla , transportation referral services , Uber