Zero-Emission Vehicle Market Development Strategy

The ZEV Market Development Strategy is meant to help California collectively move forward and deliver zero-emission benefits to all Californians. It outlines how state agencies and stakeholder groups key to our transition ​can move together with the scale and speed required to reach the state’s ZEV targets:


of in-state sales of new passenger cars and trucks will be zero-emission by 2035.


of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in the State will be zero-emission by 2045 and by 2035 for drayage trucks.


of off-road vehicles and equipment will be zero-emission by 2035.

The ZEV Strategy is a living document that will adapt overtime based on feedback and lessons learned. If you have questions or feedback, please email us.

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ZEV Pillar Priorities Document

This ZEV Strategy implementation document identifies near term actions that will advance the ZEV market by creating market opportunities, removing barriers, and expanding shared knowledge.
Published August 2021.

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Agency ZEV Action Plans

State Agency Plans are concise and ambitious documents that are designed to share ZEV priorities, foster alignment across agencies, and to ensure agency actions are coordinated. Each is aimed at advancing the market in one or more of the four ZEV market pillars and reflect the core principles of the strategy.