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Despite rapid growth in adoption of Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEVs) across the globe, only a small number of countries and regions—mainly the United States, China, and Northern Europe—claim most of the ZEV market share, while ZEV sales in other nations have less...
Provides an overview of charging solutions for battery-electric trucks, the estimated impact on the electricity grid, and policies to encourage infrastructure buildout
Most zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) purchases are concentrated among early-adopting new vehicle buyers. Making ZEVs accessible to all drivers—including across the used vehicle market—is critical to ensuring used car buyers experience ZEV benefits and that broader...
“International cooperation and action is also the only way we will achieve our global climate goals. We don’t simply need one country to decarbonise their light fleet, we need to uplift all countries’ ambition. We are excited to join the ambitious ZEV Alliance.”
"The time to act on climate change is now. Over the past three months, the Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles program have made it easier for Canadians to be part of the solution to climate change while reducing their daily driving costs. Our Government is proud of the progress made in such a short amount of time to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and it continues to work towards a cleaner future for Canadians."
– Canada Minister of Transport Marc Garneau
"Transportation emissions comprise more than 40 percent of greenhouse-gas emissions in New Jersey. Accordingly, electrifying the transportation sector is an integral part of our strategy to mitigate the impacts of global warming and climate change. Participation in the Alliance furthers our work in expanding the state’s network of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, improving air quality and protecting public health."
– New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe
"“Baden-Württemberg is very excited to announce that it is part of a global community of governments. We will accelerate the transition to zero-emission vehicles. The transition to sustainable mobility is a huge challenge, as well as it is a huge opportunity for our country, not only as a business location, but also for its state’s citizens and the environment."
– Baden-Württemberg Transport Minister Winfried Hermann
"Zero emission vehicles can deliver big gains for our environment and economy. Maryland embraces opportunities for environmental progress through expanded markets, stronger partnerships, and affordable options for consumers and infrastructure planners."
– Maryland Secretary of the Environment Ben Grumbles
“Vermont is pleased to join the International ZEV Alliance because of our commitment to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, and because we know that this goal can best be achieved by working in partnership with other governments as well as with the private sector. A major source of carbon pollution in Vermont comes from our transportation sector, and electric vehicles are the cleanest cars on our roads today. Accelerating the adoption of ZEVs by Vermonters is essential for meeting our state’s climate and clean energy goals, reducing air pollution, and insulating our economy from future volatility in oil prices.”
– Vermont Secretary of Natural Resources Deb Markowitz
“These governments have been crucial to early adoption of electric vehicles. Each government has helped grow the early market with a mix of financial and non-financial incentives, vehicle policy, consumer awareness and outreach, and the installation of a charging infrastructure”
– Nic Lutsey, International Council on Clean Transportation, ZEV Alliance secretariat