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Paccar Inc. truck brands Peterbilt Motors Co. and Kenworth Truck Co. separately announced California customers for their respective medium-duty battery-electric trucks are eligible for a $95,000 voucher from the state to offset the purchase price.
The voucher is available through the California Air Resources Board’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project program.
Peterbilt said its Model 220EV, with a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,000 pounds, now is eligible. Kenworth’s K270E Class 6 and K370E Class 7 vehicles qualify. Both companies said the trucks are available for order.
Peterbilt Motors Company is excited to announce the 2020 Peterbilt Model 220EV is now eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project ("HVIP") program by the California Air Resources Board ("CARB"). https://t.co/KpiN4XeEDO— Peterbilt Motors Co. (@PeterbiltMotors) September 16, 2020
The zero-emission Kenworth K270E Class 6 and K370E Class 7 battery-electric vehicles are now available for order from Kenworth dealers in the United States and Canada. Watch the video of this truck in action: https://t.co/TZNZATlREV #Kenworth #ZeroEmission pic.twitter.com/fvzqVSsT0n— Kenworth Truck Co. (@KenworthTruckCo) September 15, 2020
To receive a voucher, vehicle purchasers and participating dealers must meet all applicable project requirements identified in the HVIP implementation manual.
HVIP is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of cap-and-trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy and improving public health and the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities. The opening for new voucher incentive requests is anticipated to begin in early 2021, according to Kenworth. — Transport Topics
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