Governments everywhere around are promoting the adoption of sustainable forms of lifestyles across various spheres. CV manufacturer Kenworth made an announcement that its K270E and K370E electric vehicles are eligible for a base $85000 voucher incentive to qualifying California buyers from California Air Resources Board (CARB).
The 2022 CARB Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) offers this significant financial incentive.
Additionally, the program offers a 15 percent Disadvantaged Community (DAC) bonus voucher for qualifying vehicles domiciled in a disadvantaged community.
HVIP is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative. It puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy.
Also, it aims at improving public health and the environment, particularly in disadvantaged communities.
For more information, contact your Kenworth dealer and visit the CARB HVIP website – www.CaliforniaHVIP.org.
Additionally, for the site that offers direct links to information on the vehicles:
Kenworth K270E – www.californiahvip.org/vehicles/kenworth-k270e-battery-electric-truck
The HVIP program anticipates accepting new voucher requests soon.
Kenworth dealers across the country are taking orders now from fleets with California operations and will be ready to apply for funding when HVIP opens this year.
Kenworth K270E and K370E
The Kenworth K270E and K370E battery electric vehicles offer direct-drive motors. Ratings of 264.72 kW (355 hp) for the K270E and 349.73 kW (469 hp) for the K370E.
Also available are high-density battery packs options of 141kWh, 209kWh and 282kWh that deliver up to a 160.9, 241.4 and 321.8 km range, respectively.
The new models can utilize a DC fast-charging to recharge the batteries as quickly as in one-hour. This makes the Kenworth K270E and K370E cab-overs ideal for local pickup and delivery, as well as short regional haul operations. End-of-shift and overnight AC charging options are also available.
Likewise, just a week ago, the company had announced the eligibility of its Class 8 T680E trucks under the same scheme.