December 11, 2023

Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)

CARB to Consider Transferable ZEV Truck Credits
CARB is exploring whether zero-emission truck credits that manufacturers earn under the Advanced Clean Trucks regulation should be transferable among states.
Volvo Trucks
CARB, Manufacturers Partner to Support Clean Truck Rules
As a court battle heats up over California’s zero-emission truck regulations, a group of manufacturers have committed to follow the rules even if they’re overturned.
Cal Advocates
California EV Grid Fixes Could Cost $35B Less than Estimated
Upgrading California’s grid to serve millions of electric vehicles could cost far less than the $50 billion that a recent study indicated, Cal Advocates say.
California Governor's Office
Proposed Calif. Budget Retains Climate, Energy Funding
In California, a predicted budget shortfall that grew $9 billion since January has not resulted in additional proposed cuts in climate and energy spending.
CARB Adopts Clean Fleets Rule Despite Broad Skepticism
California regulators approved a rule that will ban the sale of diesel trucks in the state starting in 2036, requiring all new trucks sold to be zero-emission.
California Energy Commission Grants $31M to Manufacture Futuristic ZEVs
The California Energy Commission granted two companies $31 million to produce three-wheeled solar-powered electric cars and hydrogen powered big rigs.
CARB Examining Obstacles on Road to ZEV Fleet Adoption
As it moves to adopt a rule requiring truck fleets to transition to ZEVs, CARB considers situations where supporting infrastructure is unavailable.
California Governor's Office
Calif. Governor Proposes $6B in Climate Budget Cuts
Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget plan proposes cutting $6 billion in funding for clean energy and transportation programs because of a steep drop in revenue.
Portland General Electric
Ore. Report Calls for Greater Heavy-duty EV Incentives
When it comes to zero-emission truck incentive programs, Oregon stakeholders want to see a program similar to California’s popular HVIP.
Lion Electric
California Energy Commission Approves $2.9B Clean Transportation Plan
The California Energy Commission approved $2.9 billion in clean-transportation funding through 2026, primarily for charging light- medium- and heavy-duty EVs.

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