Resources: Studies


Time for a U-Turn (2017): Automakers’ History of Intransigence and an Opportunity for Change

Union of Concerned Scientists / December, 2017

State's Progress on 1.5 Million Zero Emission Vehicles by 2025

California Center for Jobs and the Economy / November, 2017

Going From Pump to Plug

Union of Concerned Scientists / November, 2017

Accelerating Investment in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

CERES / November, 2017

What’s Driving the U.S Auto Industry’s Financial Performance?

Ceres / August, 2017

Nearly 9 in 10 Americans want automakers to raise fuel efficiency, according to latest Consumers Union survey

Consumers Union / June, 2017

New Numbers Are In and EVs Are Cleaner Than Ever

Union of Concerned Scientists / June, 2017

288,000 American Workers in 48 States are Building Technology for Cleaner Cars Today

NRDC / May, 2017

The Car Book’s Snapshot Guide to Electric Vehicles

Consumer Federation of America / April, 2017

EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGY AND COST ASSESSMENT FOR U.S. 2025–2030 LIGHT-DUTY VEHICLES

ICCT / March, 2017

CalCleanCars.org Older Site

California Clean Cars Campaign /

Electric Vehicle Incentives

Environment California / February, 2017

California’s Advanced Clean Cars Midterm Review

California Air Resources Board / January, 2017

Clean Air Future Health and Climate Benefits of Zero Emission Vehicles

American Lung Association California / October 2016

2016 ZEV Action Plan

Governor’s Interagency Working Group on Zero-Emission Vehicles, Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. / October 2016

Electrifying the Vehicle Market Evaluating Automaker Leaders and Laggards in the United States

Union of Concerned Scientists / August 2016

Rev Up: Multi-State Study of the Electric Vehicle Shopping Experience

Sierra Club / August 2016

Draft Technical Assessment Report: Midterm Evaluation of Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emission Standards and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards for Model Years 2022-2025

US EPA / July 2016

Manufacturer Sales Under the Zero Emission Vehicle Regulation 2012 Expectations and Governors’ Commitments Versus Today’s Likely Outcomes

Natural Resources Defense Council / July 2016

DRIVING OUT POLLUTION: How Utilities Can Accelerate the Market for Electric Vehicles

Natural Resources Defense Council / June 2016

2016 Green California Innovation Index

Next 10 / June 2016

Driving Habits, Vehicle Needs, and Attitudes toward Electric Vehicles in the Northeast and California

Consumers Union, Union of Concerned Scientists / May 2016

New Car Buyers’ Valuation of Zero-Emission Vehicles: California

Plug-in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center, University of California, Davis Institute of Transportation Studies / March 2016

Cleaner Cars from Cradle to Grave How Electric Cars Beat Gasoline Cars on Lifetime Global Warming Emissions

Union of Concerned Scientists / November 2015

CHARGING UP: The Role of States, Utilities, and the Auto Industry in Dramatically Accelerating Electric Vehicle Adoption in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States

Sierra Club, Conservation Law Foundation, Acadia Center
 / October 2015