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New York

In October 2013, New York committed to work with California, Connecticut, Maryland Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont to accelerate the market for ZEVs. This memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a commitment to building a market to meet the requirement of 3.3 million cumulative ZEV sales in these eight states by 2025.

EV Sales

  • 1.6% of new ZEV vehicles sold CY 2018
  • 15,801 ZEVs sold CY 2018
  • 46,645 ZEVs sold since 2011
  • 6,950 BEV sold CY 2018
  • 8,849 PHEV sold CY 2018
  • 2 FCEV sold CY 2018

Vehicle Sales in New York

New ZEV sales in CY 2018 were up by 196% compared to 2017. Last year, 15,801 new ZEVs were sold.
To date, New York's progress toward meeting the 2025 ZEV sales requirement has reached 5.5%.
1.6% of all new vehicles sold in New York in CY 2018 were ZEV versus 6.3% in California, and 1.5% nationwide.

Laws & Incentives

States offer a variety of incentives for zero emission vehicles, including vehicle rebates or tax credit, electric vehicle charging station incentives, workplace charging programs, special high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) or high-occupancy toll (HOT) lane access, and/or fleet purchasing requirements.

Visit the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) of the U.S. Department of Energy for lists of state-specific laws and incentives.


ZEVs are zero emission vehicles and include battery electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).

Source: IHS Automotive Vehicle Registration Data

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