States Float Credit Pooling To Ease Compliance With California ZEV Rule

October 14, 2021
Eastern states that have adopted California’s zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) sales mandate are floating a detailed proposal to California air board staff for compliance flexibility by pooling or transferring credits between states, when the rule requirements get increasingly tougher for model year 2026-35 vehicles. “[It]’s important to be mindful of the long-lasting impacts that regulatory flexibilities can have on our ZEV markets. We believe that pooling a percentage of ZEV credits in a way that ensures significant volumes of vehicles are...

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