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CHIPS Act funding window now open for U.S. semiconductor industry

The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 is offering US$52.7 billion in federal funding to semiconductor research, development, and manufacturing. Three funding opportunities are currently...


The IRA’s electric vehicle and battery credits: More complexity and more benefit for US manufacturing

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) includes a significant expansion of U.S. electric vehicle (EV) tax credits. In contrast to the IRA’s extensions of other preexisting clean...


The IRA: Incentives for development and use of clean fuels in transportation

Among the goals of the newly enacted Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is to encourage the decarbonization of mobile sources, including vehicle, aviation, marine, and heavy duty transport. To...


The IRA: what’s in It for manufacturers?

In the United States, greenhouse gas emissions derive almost evenly from transportation (27%), electricity (25%) and industrial sources (24%).1 The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) has...


The IRA’s transformative tax incentives for solar energy projects and manufacturing operations

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), as passed by the House and Senate, is a major political achievement for the Biden Administration, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and...


Federal funding to advance EV charging

On June 9, 2022, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released an 82-page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on minimum standards and...


Hogan Lovells Living Mobility Spotlight Q&A series

What is Living Mobility? It is easier to say what it is not. The automotive industry is no longer focused on the traditional vehicle. Not only are the vehicles changing, but we are now...


Competition begins for DOE infrastructure act funds

In November 2021, Congress passed, and President Biden signed into law, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA or the Act), which provides support for a broad array of clean...


Directive uses Defense Production Act to boost U.S. sourcing of critical materials for clean energy

On March 31, 2022, President Biden issued Presidential Determination No. 2022-11, directing the Secretary of Defense, pursuant to Section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950...

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