TOPICS / Electric Vehicles


At the ICCT, we work to understand and describe what policies and incentives are proving to be effective—and how—during these early stages of the global electric vehicle market. We analyze trends in electric-vehicle technologies and in vehicle markets. We evaluate factors like tax incentives, non-fiscal promotional policies, and infrastructure to know how prospective electric vehicle buyers perceive and react to these new technologies. We compare the different policy approaches being pursued in countries and cities around the world to better understand the emerging best practices to accelerate the transition to an electrified global vehicle fleet.

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Leading edge of electric vehicle market development in the United States: An analysis of California cities
Analyzes EV uptake at the city level, and assesses public charging infrastructure, model availability, and other factors to identify leading-edge markets in California. Provides a detailed analysis of the 30 California cities...
White paper
Electric Vehicles: Literature review of technology costs and carbon emissions
Aims to inform the debate over how electric vehicle technology could fit into a lower-carbon new-vehicle fleet in Europe in 2020–2030. Although the analysis is focused on Europe, similar technology, policy, and market dynamics...
Working paper
Principles for effective electric vehicle incentive design
Assesses the best practices in the design of electric vehicle incentives based on an analysis of these incentives across major markets in North America, Europe, and Asia.
White paper

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