California ZEV Investment Plan

States Push Forward as Federal Policy Wavers

Progress towards rolling back Obama-era fuel economy standards has generated uncertainty across the auto industry. Issued in 2012, the standards require an increase in overall fuel efficiency for light-duty vehicles to around 50 mpg by model year 2025. A rollback would freeze progress, lowering the requirement to 37 mpg. California has already indicated it intends to stand by the tougher [...]

States Push Forward as Federal Policy Wavers2019-04-15T16:04:23-04:00

CARB Public Meeting on Electrify America’s Progress in California

The California Air Resources Board is hosting a public meeting to solicit comments on Electrify America's progress in achieving its objectives. In addition, CARB is seeking suggestions on what it and other public agencies can do to further address issues impacting the installation of charging equipment.  The meeting will be held in the Conference [...]

CARB Public Meeting on Electrify America’s Progress in California2018-11-27T21:57:35-04:00

Electrify America Releases Cycle 2 ZEV Investment Plan for California

On October 3rd Electrify America, the Volkswagen subsidiary in charge of distributing ZEV investment funds on behalf of VW, released its Cycle 2 Investment Plan for California. The plan defines how Electrify America proposes to spend the second $200 million of the $800 million to be invested. Overview of funding distribution is below. The [...]

Electrify America Releases Cycle 2 ZEV Investment Plan for California2018-10-04T11:39:34-04:00

Electrify America Releases Map of Charging Network

Electrify America has published on its website a map of the company's planned charging network. The goal is for all 2,000+ stations to be “operational or under construction at 484 sites in 17 metropolitan areas and on highways in 39 states by the end of 2019 as part of its Cycle One infrastructure investment.” Stations [...]

Electrify America Releases Map of Charging Network2018-05-15T07:35:49-04:00

JLL Wins Assignment to Find Electric Vehicle Charging Sites in $2 Billion Volkswagen Investment

Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America contracted with JLL to identify EV charging station sites and provide site feasibility studies in 17 metros, nearly half of them in California. JLL is seeking sites with property owners that include mall REITS, restaurants, retailers, gas stations, mixed-use developments, hotels and other properties. Read the News Story [...]

JLL Wins Assignment to Find Electric Vehicle Charging Sites in $2 Billion Volkswagen Investment2017-11-07T21:10:48-04:00

Volkswagen California ZEV Investment Plan Wins Approval

On July 27th, CARB approved the first of four plans by Volkswagen to invest $800 million over 10 years in zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, public outreach, and access to these ultra-clean vehicles for residents of disadvantaged communities. The California ZEV Investment Plan is part of a multi-pronged settlement agreement. The first $200 million invested [...]

Volkswagen California ZEV Investment Plan Wins Approval2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00

CARB Staff analysis of the Electrify America ZEV Investment Plan is now available

The following email was sent to CARB's vw-zevinvest mailing list: California Air Resources Board (CARB) staff has prepared an analysis of Electrify America's first 30-month ZEV Investment Plan (Plan).   The analysis document evaluates Plan compliance with the requirements of the 2.0-liter Partial Consent Decree (Consent Decree), inclusive of CARB’s February 10, 2017 Guidance Document [...]

CARB Staff analysis of the Electrify America ZEV Investment Plan is now available2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00

Electrify America Submits Supplement to the California ZEV Investment Plan

On June 27th, Electrify America submitted a Supplement to its first 30-month ZEV Investment Plan which can be found here. Information about how to submit comments on the Plan Supplement can be found here. CARB staff will summarize the Plan and Supplement at a Board hearing later this summer.  At the hearing, CARB staff [...]

Electrify America Submits Supplement to the California ZEV Investment Plan2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00

CARB tells VW to adjust California investment plans

Volkswagen’s plan to promote electric cars in California, part of its penalty for a massive air-pollution scandal, is being sent back for repairs because state officials say it doesn’t do enough to help low-income communities with bad air quality. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article152715174.html#storylink=cpy

CARB tells VW to adjust California investment plans2018-03-13T07:48:00-04:00

VW California ZEV Investment Plan Released

Volkswagen completed its California ZEV Investment Plan and it's now publicly available. You can download the plan here. On March 8, Electrify America submitted its Cycle 1 California ZEV Investment Plan to the CARB. The plan presents Electrify America’s intention to invest $200 million in California to support increased use of ZEV technology. Major investment will be [...]

VW California ZEV Investment Plan Released2017-11-07T21:25:25-04:00