Date of Content
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Type of Report
CVRP Leading Indicators
October 20, 2022

An analysis aimed to identify variables that improve the Center for Sustainable Energy’s predictions of light-duty vehicle market trends, allowing CSE to better forecast the Clean Vehicle Rebate…


Applicant FPL and EV Purchase Prices
October 12, 2022

The analysis conducted for this report is centered around identifying relationships between electric vehicle (EV) model price and CVRP applicant federal poverty level (FPL). The goal was to…


FCEV
September 23, 2022

This presentation summarizes Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) participation in the CVRP for 7,632 rebate applications by those who acquired their vehicle between May 2016 and November 2020. FCEV…


Federal tax credit
September 23, 2022

Presented to the 35th International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS35), this research aims to inform incentive design by increasing understanding of who was, and who was not, influenced to adopt…


Order of factors
September 23, 2022

This paper, published by the 35th International Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS35), aims to inform incentive design by increasing understanding of who was, and who was not, influenced to adopt an…


Vehicle Affordability and Incentive Amounts
August 31, 2022

Analysis of affordable vehicle options at different income levels and incentive amounts.

October 31, 2022 update: Language on slide 15 revised to clarify used vehicles were filtered based…


CVRP 2020 Data Brief: Consumer Characteristics
August 02, 2022
Video of presentation characterizing EV adopters rebated for calendar-year 2020 purchases/leases given to CARB’s Second Public Workshop on the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Update to the Three-Year Plan for…

CVRP 2020 Data Brief: MSRP Considerations
July 22, 2022
This presentation provides updated data related to the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of rebated vehicles

LMI Purchase Preferences
July 14, 2022
This report supplements CSE’s prior research: Analysis of LMI CVRP Participation and Demographic Analysis of LMI Focus Groups: Supplemental Report to Analysis of LMI CVRP Participation.

LMI Supplemental Report
July 14, 2022
This report serves as a supplement to an Analysis of LMI CVRP Participation in which CSE evaluated the representation and perspectives of low to moderate-income (LMI) individuals within CVRP

July 2022 CVRP Report
July 05, 2022
Updated preliminary EV market forecasts and CVRP funding demand projections covering years 2022–2024.

Vehicle Replacement Data Brief
June 24, 2022
Provides updated data characterizing vehicles replaced by rebated EVs purchased/leased during calendar-year 2020.

CBO Activities
June 17, 2022
A presentation summarizing CVRP Community Partner Network CBO member activities and an analysis of the influence of non-profit organization outreach to CVRP participants.

CVRP 2020 Data Brief
June 03, 2022
Provides updated data characterizing the influence of state rebates and the federal tax credit on California EV consumers rebated for calendar-year 2020 purchases/leases...

Total Applications Graphic
June 01, 2022
COVID-19 caused economic stress among the zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) industry; however, while the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) applicants were reduced during the height of COVID-19 and sales…

CVRP 2020 Data Brief
March 28, 2022

Presentation for CARB’s Second Public Workshop on the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Update to the Three-Year Plan for Light-Duty Vehicles and Clean Transportation Investments.

Provides…


PHEV Consumers Influenced by Federal Tax Credit Brief
February 22, 2022

A summary of research characterizing consumers who found the U.S. federal tax credit extremely important in making it possible to purchase their plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Also provides…


PHEV Consumers Influenced by Federal Tax Credit Presentation
February 22, 2022

Presents work characterizing consumers who found the U.S. federal tax credit extremely important in making it possible to acquire a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Provides policy and program-…


Cost-Effectiveness of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions
February 08, 2022

This presentation examines the cost-effectiveness of CVRP’s greenhouse gas reductions by technology and rebate type:


February 2022 CVRP Projections Update
February 08, 2022

The fifth update to the preliminary EV market forecasts and CVRP funding demand projections covering years 2021–2023, now including rebate data through December 2021. The slides include estimates…


Abstract
January 05, 2022

This research builds on prior work to create a more detailed, more current, and two-state picture of fuel-cycle greenhouse-gas (GHG) emission impacts and cost-effectiveness of electric vehicle…


Analysis of LMI CVRP Participation
January 05, 2022

In this report, the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) identifies demographics that are underrepresented in the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (CVRP) among those with low- to moderate-income (LMI…


COVID Composition Summary Insights (2019-2020)
September 30, 2021

Comparing applications from March to December 2019 versus 2020.


COVID Survey Findings
September 30, 2021

Assessing behaviors and attitudes towards transportation since the onset of Covid-19.


Funding
September 21, 2021

A fact sheet which details changes in Clean Vehicle Rebate Project rebate amounts, consumer-income eligibility criteria, and program funding availability over time (updated September 2020).


CVRP Projections
August 26, 2021

The fourth update to the preliminary EV market forecasts and CVRP funding demand projections covering years 2021–2023, now including rebate data from June and July 2021. The slides include…


Graphical abstract
August 05, 2021

This work refines and updates estimates of the fuel-cycle greenhouse-gas (GHG) emission impacts of electric vehicles (EVs) rebated in California. Emissions are estimated using disaggregated data…


image Vehicle Replacement & Incentive Influence
July 14, 2021

Provides updated data characterizing select CVRP outcomes for calendar-year 2019 purchases/leases:

Vehicles replaced by rebated EVs:

  • 85% of rebated EVs replaced older, more…

Image for consumer characteristics presentation
July 10, 2021

Provides updated data characterizing EV adopters rebated for calendar-year 2019 purchases/leases:


CVRP Projections
June 29, 2021

The third update to the preliminary EV market forecasts and CVRP funding demand projections covering years 2021–2023, now including rebate data from May 2021. The slides include estimates of three…


CVRP Data Brief image
June 24, 2021

Presented to CARB’s Public Work Group Meeting to Discuss the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, June 30th, 2021.

Provides updated data related to the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP…


Projection
June 11, 2021

The second update to the preliminary EV market forecasts and CVRP funding demand projections covering years 2021–2023, now including rebate data from April 2021. The slides include estimates of…


ev converts graph
April 05, 2021

The market share of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) remains modest despite public and private investments to promote EV awareness and adoption. To expand EVs beyond enthusiastic early adopters,…


Preliminary
March 29, 2021

The first update to the preliminary EV market forecasts and CVRP funding demand projections covering years 2021–2023, including rebate data from Q1 2021. The slides include estimates of three-year…


Applicant Income and After-Rebate Vehicle Price Trends
March 15, 2021

An analysis comparing the annual income of CVRP rebate recipients with the after-rebate cost of their vehicles. The report shows the trends over time, as well as the average cost of vehicle…


Projections
March 04, 2021

Pronósticos preliminares del mercado de vehículos eléctricos y proyecciones de demanda de financiamiento CVRP para los años 2021-2023. Incluye estimaciones de la demanda de financiamiento de…


Projections
March 04, 2021

Preliminary EV market forecasts and CVRP funding demand projections covering years 2021–2023. Includes estimates of three-year rebate and rebate funding demand, estimated end of current remaining…


Survey Image
June 17, 2020

This ongoing research characterizes consumers that were the most highly influenced by the U.S. federal tax credit (FTC) for the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs). For this paper, survey…


Survey Image
January 14, 2020

Updated version of a poster presented at the Transportation Research Board’s 99th Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. (January 14, 2020):

  • Uses CVRP program data to describe the older…


Replaced Vehicles
November 19, 2019

Updated version of a presentation given at the Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change Conference in Sacramento, CA (November 19, 2019):

  • Uses CVRP program data to describe the older…


CVRP Projections
October 16, 2019

Final capstone funding projections and analysis of program changes in support of the Proposed FY 2019–20 Funding Plan and related legislative reporting:

  • Describes the latest method used…

Disruptions 2019
October 15, 2019

A fact sheet which details changes in Clean Vehicle Rebate Project rebate amounts, consumer-income eligibility criteria, and program funding availability over time (updated October 2019).


Growing the Electric Vehicle Market
June 19, 2019

Updated and corrected version of a presentation given at the Roadmap 12 Conference in Portland, OR (June 19, 2019): 


Additional Analysis of CVRP Funding Need and Program-Change Scenarios
April 23, 2019

Presentation given at the California Air Resources Board’s fourth CVRP Workgroup meeting for 2019–20 Funding Plan development (April 23, 2019).


Updated Funding Need, Program-Change Scenarios, and other Planning Considerations
April 04, 2019

Presentation given to the third CVRP Workgroup meeting for 2019–20 Funding Plan development (April 4, 2019).


CVRP: Projected Funding Need and Program-Change Scenarios
March 22, 2019

Presentation given at the California Air Resources Board’s second CVRP Workgroup meeting for 2019–20 Funding Plan development (March 22, 2019).


EV Charging and the Vehicle Purchase Process: Lessons Learned from Rebated Consumers
February 27, 2019

Presentation given at the 22nd Annual Energy, Utility & Environment Conference in San Diego, CA (February 27, 2019):


January 17, 2019

CVRP distributed $127,810,300 rebate funds in fiscal year (FY) 2015–2016 to owners and lessees of 56,658 eligible…


Exploratory Estimation of Greenhouse-Gas Emission Reductions from California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project
January 16, 2019

Presentation given at the Transportation Resources Board’s 98th Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. (January 16, 2019)

  • Described a preliminary but more detailed picture of CVRP’s…


CVRP: Data and Analysis Update
December 04, 2018

This presentation to a public workshop held in El Monte, CA provides an update on emerging trends in the market for light-duty zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), which includes battery electric (BEV…


CVRP: Market Projections and Funding Needs
December 04, 2018

Presentation given at the California Air Resources Board’s Public Workshop on the Update to the Three-Year Plan for Light-Duty Vehicle and Transportation Equity Investments (December 4, 2018).…


Summary of Disadvantaged Community Responses to the Electric Vehicle Consumer Survey, 2013–2015 Edition
October 25, 2018
  • Summarizes responses provided by residents of Disadvantaged Communities to the CVRP Consumer Survey, 2013– 2015 edition

Electric Vehicle Rebates: Exploring Indicators of Impact in Four States
June 20, 2018

Presentation given at the EV Roadmap 11 Conference in Portland, Oregon:

  • Explores the impact of four statewide rebate programs for clean-vehicle adoption: Clean Vehicle Rebate…

Update to California’s Electric Vehicle Rebates: Exploring Impact
June 18, 2018

Updates to the Presentation given at the Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change Conference 2017, found here:…


Electric Vehicles: Rebates, Adoption, and a Dealer Incentive for EV Sales
October 26, 2017

Presentation for the San Diego Association of Governments Regional Energy Working Group meeting on October 26, 2017:

  • Provides an update on the latest changes to…

California’s Electric Vehicle Rebates: Exploring Impact
October 17, 2017

Presentation given at the Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change Conference 2017:

  • Explores the impact of a statewide rebate program for clean-vehicle adoption
  • Aims to inform…

Documentation of the Electric Vehicle Consumer Survey, 2013-2015
June 15, 2017

The EV Consumer Survey (2013-2015 edition) collected data from 19,460 rebated consumers who purchased or leased their vehicles from September 2012 through May 2015. This summary documentation…


Infographic: Characterizing California Electric Vehicle Consumer Segments - TRB Poster
January 16, 2017

Using data from the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project’s Electric Vehicle Consumer Survey (2013-2015), this poster profiles two distinct electric vehicle market segments that may represent opportunities…


Infographic: What Drives California's Plug-in Electric Vehicle Owners?
January 11, 2017

The EV Consumer Survey reflects data from consumers who: purchased or leased their vehicles from September 2012 through May 2015, received a rebate and responded to the voluntary EV Consumer…


January 10, 2017

Póster presentado en la 96ª Reunión Anual de la Junta de Investigación del Transporte, que caracteriza a los segmentos de consumidores de vehículos eléctricos “esenciales para reembolsos” y “…


CVRP Final Report 2014-2015
November 21, 2016

The CVRP distributed $114,641,650 in fiscal year (FY) 2014–2015 rebate funds to owners and lessees of 53,145 eligible vehicles in California.


Characterizing Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Consumers Most Influenced by CVRP
November 15, 2016

This analysis used logistic regression to examine the relationship between consumer factors and the influence of CVRP on consumers’ acquisition decisions. Factors considered for inclusion…


Electric Vehicle Rebates in Disadvantaged Communities: Evaluating Progress with Appropriate Comparisons
October 26, 2016

Presented to Evaluation 2016, the annual conference of the American Evaluation Association:

  • Characterizes participation in the CVRP by those who live in disadvantaged communities…

CVRP Fuel-Cell Electric Vehicle Data and Lessons Learning
October 18, 2016

Presentation given at the California Fuel Cell Partnership Executive Board Meeting in Sacramento, CA (October 18, 2016):


October 01, 2016

This report summarizes the plug-in electric vehicle suitability assessments to eight public agencies in disadvantaged communities across California


Infographic: Electric Vehicle Suitability Assessment for Public Fleets
October 01, 2016

This infographic summarizes the suitability assessments to eight public agencies in disadvantaged communities across California.


Infographic: What Drives California's Plug-in Electric Vehicle Owners
September 01, 2016

This infographic includes a summary of the consumers and their vehicles, primary motivations for PEV acquisition, workplace charging, and household demographics.


CVRP Income Cap Analysis: Informing Policy Discussions
August 31, 2016

Presentation given to a CVRP stakeholder briefing in August of 2016


Estimated CVRP Funding Needs for Fiscal Years 2016–2017 thru 2018–2019
February 04, 2016

This brief assessed, primarily through extrapolation of real-world data, the funding requirements for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) for fiscal year 2016–2017 (FY 16–17) thru FY 18–19.…


Presentation: "Implementation Status Update"
December 08, 2015

These slides were presented by CSE staff at the California Air Resources Board’s Public Workshop on Development of a Long-Term Plan for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project and Light-Duty Vehicle…


October 28, 2015

The following summarizes participation in the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP), California’s state rebate program for plug-in and fuel-cell electric vehicles.

Over the first five years…


September 16, 2015

The CVRP distributed $81,044,756 in fiscal year (FY) 2013–2014 rebate funds to owners and lessees of 40,046 eligible vehicles in California.

From project inception through the end of FY…


CVRP Final Report 2012-2013
July 01, 2012

El CVRP distribuyó $ 34,431,396 en fondos de reembolso del año fiscal 2012-13 a propietarios y arrendatarios de 17,422 vehículos elegibles en California.


CVRP Final Report 2012-2013
July 01, 2012

The CVRP distributed $34,431,396 in fiscal year 2012-13 rebate funds to owners and lessees of 17,422 eligible vehicles in California.