Policy Briefs and Reports


Summary of the Evidence on the Effect of Monetary Incentives on the Sales of Advanced Clean Cars in the United States

By Gustavo Collantes and Anthony Eggert

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Subjects: Incentives, Market, Policy, ZE MAP

Are Plug-In Vehicles Turning the Corner?

By Dr. Tom Turrentine | June 26, 2014

By late this month or early July, Mercedes-Benz is set to start shipping its first mass-produced pure electric vehicle in the U.S. – the B-Class Electric Drive – joining producers like BMW, Nissan and Tesla , Forbes Magazine reported yesterday. Forbes stated this is another sign of the “fast growing plug-in electric vehicle market,” with global PEV sales expected to reach more than “2.7 million units globally by 2018.”

In California, the U.S. and across the globe, we are at a turning point for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs)—as electric transportation options become technologically diverse and more available and attractive to consumers.

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Subjects: Incentives, International, Market, Policy

Improved energy feedback to drivers can dramatically reduce on-road fuel consumption

By Tai Stillwater and Ken Kurani

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Subjects: Incentives, Market, ZE MAP

DC Fast Charging in the Context of Bigger Batteries

Published by Michael Nicholas, Gil Tal, and Matthew King

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Subjects: Charging, ZE MAP