Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) and Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Weight Exemption

NGVs and PEVs may exceed the federal maximum gross vehicle weight limit for comparable conventional fuel vehicles by up to 2,000 pounds (lbs.). The NGV or PEV must not exceed a maximum gross vehicle weight of 82,000 lbs.

(Reference 23 U.S. Code 127(s) and Public Law 116-6)

Jurisdiction: Federal

Type: Incentives

Agency: U.S. Department of Transportation

Enacted: Dec 4, 2015

Amended: Feb 15, 2019

Technologies: EVs, Natural Gas, PHEVs

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