PH&EV Building

Electric Vehicle Market Development

The EV Research Center's efforts to understand the development and potential growth of the EV market in CA, the US, and internationally is focused on consumer surveys, focus groups, and interviews.

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.

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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

Used PEV Market Study

The used car market for conventional vehicles is a large percent of annual vehicle sales; therefore, it has a large impact on the wider market.

Project Status
Complete