Research Project

DOE/Chrysler PHEV Pickup Project (August 2011)

The PH&EV Research Center at the University of California, Davis (UCD) is working with Chrysler and the City of San Francisco to test and demonstrate a new PHEV design.

Project Status
Complete

Green Electricity (2011-2012)

Introduction

Plug-in electric vehicles produce limited or nonexistent tailpipe emissions, but upstream emissions from the electricity used to run them are highly variable depending on the source.

Project Status
Complete

Dealer Study (2014-2015)

State regulators recognize that automakers and new car dealers face challenges introducing the plug-in vehicles stipulated by California’s ZEV mandate.

Project Status
Complete

International Plug-in Vehicle Market

Dissemination of academic research about electric vehicle policy to provide support for policymakers, with the goal of ensuring that EV market entry is successful internationally.

Project Status
In Progress

Effectiveness of EV Incentives

An econometric analysis of monetary (like the Clean Vehicle Rebate) and non-monetary (like Clean Air Vehicle Access) electric vehicle incentives to determine their effectiveness.

Project Status
In Progress

Electric Vehicle Emissions

Modeling the U.S. electric grid in order to estimate current and future emissions from EVs. Uses high resolution for regions and timing of charging.

Project Status
In Progress