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Posts Tagged: CARB

California bill would establish income cap for state EV rebates

California’s goal is to have 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025 – more than 15 times the current number. The state offers a rebate of $2,500 to buyers of EVs, in addition to the $7,500 federal tax credit. However, sales remain well short of the rate needed needed to meet the ambitious… Read more »

Results of California EV buyer survey now available online

The California Air Resources Board has published the results of a survey of plug-in vehicle buyers who received rebates from the state. The online data is available for researchers, policymakers and the public to learn about who is buying plug-in cars (PEVs) in California, and why. Between March 2010 and March 2014, about 191,000 PEVs… Read more »

California to reduce EV rebates, but drops plan for $60k price cap

Since its launch in 2010, California’s Zero Emission Vehicle rebate program has provided cash incentives to thousands of EV buyers in the Golden State. In fact, it’s proven so popular that the California Air Resources Board seems to be looking for ways to make the available funding go farther. CARB is now working on its… Read more »

Plug-in incentives: $25 million more for California rebates, Colorado’s new EVSE grants

California adds $25 Million to it Clean Vehicle Rebate Program wait-list With fiscal year 2013-14 rebate funds depleted, California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (CVRP) started accepting rebate reservations. On Friday, April 26, the California Air Resources Board authorized another $25 million for the wait-list, bringing the total to $30 million. The Board expects this additional funding to… Read more »

Plug-in vehicle legislation update: New rebates and waiting lists in California, Utah expands EV credit

New $2,500 California rebate program for public agencies located in Bay Area Air Quality Management District  The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) announced a new rebate program, on April 3, for public agencies that purchase or lease electric vehicles. Highlights of the program include: Approved public agencies can receive $2,500 vouchers for purchasing or… Read more »

Legislative update: California, Georgia, Utah and federal EV incentives

California clean vehicle rebate funds run out, waiting list openedOn March 28, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it has run out of available FY 2013-14 funding for the Clean Vehicle rebate, and it has opened a $5 million rebate waiting list.   CARB estimates that it will need a total of $30 million… Read more »

Eight US states aim to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025

Governors from eight states have announced an initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles (defined as EVs, PHEVs and fuel cell vehicles) on the roads in their states by 2025. These states – California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont – are among those that have already adopted the California Air… Read more »

Tesla leads in sales of California ZEV credits

To no one’s surprise, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has announced that Tesla has sold by far the largest number of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) credits of any automaker for the last 12 months. The California ZEV Regulation requires vehicle manufacturers to produce low-emission vehicles, including a certain number of ZEVs (battery electric or fuel… Read more »

California Air Resources Board allots an additional $72.5 million to incentive programs

The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has announced an additional $72.5 million in funding for state emissions-reducing programs, including incentives to clean up heavy-duty vehicles such as trucks and buses. “The incentive programs provide critical early investments needed to accelerate the transformation of California’s car, truck and bus fleets to the cleanest advanced technologies,” ARB… Read more »

Tesla cleans up on California ZEV credits

California’s system of Zero Emission Vehicle credits appears to be working precisely as intended, according to the Los Angeles Times. The state’s Air Resources Board has mandated that 15% of new-car sales in 2025 consist of ZEVs, but the system allows companies that aren’t selling enough clean cars to meet the mandate to purchase credits… Read more »