Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Requirements
All sales or leases of new light-duty passenger vehicles in New York must be ZEVs by 2035, and all sales or leases of new medium- and heavy-duty vehicles must be ZEVs by 2045. All new off-road vehicle and equipment purchases must be zero emission by 2035.To support the ZEV sales requirement, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) must develop the following:
- Regulations and strategies to meet the 2035 and 2045 goals;
- A ZEV market development strategy by January 31, 2023, and update it triennially;
- Strategies to accelerate deployment of affordable ZEV infrastructure that serves low-income and disadvantaged communities; and,
- Near-term actions and investment strategies to improve ZEV infrastructure by July 15, 2023.