2009 Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Review

This page last reviewed November 10, 2011

In Resolution 08-23, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) directed staff to review the ZEV regulation, keeping in mind California’s long term air quality and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals, and to return to the Board with an update and recommendation by the end of 2009.

In preparation for an update to the Board in December 2009, ARB staff will be reviewing the current status of ZEV technologies, conducting a ZEV symposium, undertaking a long term GHG analysis, reviewing California ZEV infrastructure needs, and analyzing complimentary policies to the ZEV program.

Below are meetings and documents related to the 2009 ZEV Review.

February 18, 2010 Resolution 09-66 from the December 9, 2009 Board Hearing is now availalble.
January 19, 2010

Independent Scientific Review - Four external experts were invited to provide independent scientific advice on the documents released by staff on November 25, 2009 (provided below). Below are copies of the reports provided by each external expert.

December 10th, 2009

Staff presentation to the Board

Find Transcipts for the December 10, 2009 Board Meeting

November 25, 2009

White Paper:  Summary of Staff’s Preliminary Assessment of the Need for Revisions to the Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation

Attachment A:  Status of ZEV Technology Commercialization (Technical Support Document)

Attachment B:  2050 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis:  Staff Modeling in Support of the Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation

Attachment C:  Complementary Policies

October 28, 2009

Workshop on 2050 Automotive Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions Modeling Assumptions and Scenarios: The Role of Zero Emission Vehicles - this meeting will be webcast.

September 23, 2009 EV Charging Public Meeting
September 21-22 ZEV Technology Symposium

ZEV Program