Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment

Electric Drive by '25: How California Can Catalyze Mass Adoption of Electric Vehicles by 2025​

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Long term, mass consumer adoption of electric vehicles will help California meet its renewable energy and greenhouse gas goals while boosting the economy with domestically produced fuel (in the form of electricity) and sales from California-based electric vehicle companies and suppliers.

Key policy recommendations:  Industry and policy-maker coordinated education and outreach campaign about the consumer benefits of electric vehicle technology, reduced taxes and fees to lower the upfront cost of the vehicles, and a well-planned and coordinate public charging infrastructure.