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MassEVolves Recognizes Leaders in Our State
Top companies and others in Massachusetts are driving towards clean transportation. MassEVolves is a state program recognizing their work in supporting the use of zero emission vehicles for their operations, employees, and communities. MassEVolves participants have created a ZEV action team and plan that includes implementing one or more ongoing programs to help more people gain access to clean transportation. See what these leaders are doing.
Electric vehicle charging at work helps employees who drive have a zero-emission commute.
Employee programs spotlight vehicle options, provide incentives and offer charging.
ZEVs in fleets reduce operating costs while cutting air and noise pollution.
Outreach events and accessible charging extend ZEV benefits community-wide.
Encouraging suppliers to use ZEVs ensures that their benefits extend operation-wide.
MassEVolves participants spotlight their work to help others on the path to zero carbon transportation.
Participating Entities Include
The Electric Vehicle Purchase Challenge
MassEVolves, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Leading by Example (LBE), invites participants to join in a new program opportunity: the Electric Vehicle Purchase Challenge (“The Challenge”). This annual, voluntary challenge initiative spotlights new electric vehicle (EV) purchases for fleets made by participating entities. The Challenge offers a unique opportunity to add additional EVs to the roads of Massachusetts.
Learn more about the Challenge here.
Clean Vehicles in Massachusetts
Zero Emission Vehicle Definition and Terms
Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV) includes Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) powered solely by an electric battery, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) powered by a combination of an electric motor and a gasoline engine, and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV) fueled by hydrogen.
The term Plug-in Electric Vehicle (PEV) is a subset of ZEVs and includes both PHEVs and BEVs. These terms may apply to cars, vans, all size trucks, buses, and off-road equipment like commercial lawn care products or material handling equipment.
“Any inclusion of third-party logos, images or references on the MassEVolves website does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or its agencies or staff. Their inclusion is simply to provide users with relevant information and resources. Any documents that are submitted to MassEVolves will be maintained by Recharge America for tracking purposes. All pledges and action plans will be public records under the Commonwealth’s Public Records Law, M.G.L. c. 66, §10.”