PEV Reports

February 2014 Survey Report

The Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) Owner Survey is a long-term collaborative research project managed by Center for Sustainable Energy's (CSE), in coordination with the California Air Resources Board (ARB) and researchers at UT Austin's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies.  

May 2013 Survey Report

CVRP Survey May 2013

PEV Owners Highly Satisfied with Driving Experiences

The latest survey data on how California’s plug-in electric vehicle ( PEV) drivers use and charge their cars indicates that CVRP recipients are highly satisfied with their choice to go electric and use their PEVs as their primary transportation. The study shows PEV owners drive their cars an average of nearly 29 miles per day and charge their vehicles primarily at night when electrical rates are lowest.

CVRP Final Report 2012-2013

CVRP Final Report 2012-2013

The CVRP distributed $34,431,396 in fiscal year 2012-13 rebate funds to owners and lessees of 17,422 eligible vehicles in California.

July 2012 Survey Report

Survey shows broad consumer & environmental benefits

California leads the nation in the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) with roughly 35 percent of the nation’s total, adding about 1,000 more each month. These vehicles are reducing California’s demand for oil and cutting smog-forming particles and greenhouse gas emissions.