California Clean Car Rebate Program On Hold

[UPDATE, 10/25/16: California’s clean car rebate program has now been funded for 2016-17, and several changes have been made to increase low-income rebates, tighten income restrictions on high-earners and toughen qualifying rules for plug-in hybrids.  See our article here.]   California’s clean car rebate fund has dried up and lawmakers have delayed funding next year’s … Read more »

Calif. PEV Shoppers Missing Out on Rebates

A recent survey by the Union of Concerned Scientists found that most California plug-in vehicle shoppers don’t know about state and federal rebates and tax credits. While ignorance may be bliss in some situations, in this case it is costing those shoppers thousands of dollars per car. [Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.] Separately, … Read more »

PEV Incentives: What You Need to Know

Present PEV incentives include tax credits, cash rebates and perks such as car-pool lane access, reduced registration fees, even free parking and sales tax forgiveness in some states. [Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes.] Federal tax credits for plug-in electric vehicles run from around $3,000 for plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) with small batteries up to $7,500 for … Read more »