UCLA, LABC collaborate on how to make electric vehicles accessible to everyone

May 3, 2021

CALIFORNIA — As Gov. Gavin Newsom and U.S. President Joe Biden push to get more electric vehicles into the hands of more people, one question looms: how to ensure equitable access.

The median income of an EV buyer in California is $150,000, according to the International Council on Clean Transportation. Yet the median household income for the state is only half that much, putting EVs out of reach for many residents.

What You Need To Know
The Los Angeles Business Council partnered with the University of California, Los Angeles to develop a strategy for equitable EV adoption

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2021-2022 budget calls for $1.5 billion to help the state convert to EVs

The LABC/UCLA collaboration prioritizes the conversion of publicly owned fleets to electrics that can be deployed in underserved communities that suffer from poor air quality.

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