Optimal E1 Battery Electric Vehicle

Incentive amount
  • $60,000
Optimal E1 Type A School Bus 230816
Size
Type A
Weight
Class 4
battery
113 kWh
EO Model Year ?Executive Order Model Year: In some cases, vehicles are covered by an Executive Order with a different Model Year than the Model Year of the vehicle.
2022
2023
Technology
?Refers to any vehicle that produces no emissions when stationary or operating. Battery electric-powered vehicle technologies have been proven to emit zero emissions when powering medium and heavy-duty vehicles and therefore are eligible for HVIP. Other technologies which emit zero-emissions when in operation may be considered for HVIP eligibility on a case-by-case basis.Battery Electric
Vehicle Type
Public School Bus

This School Bus is automatically eligible for $99,000 for Standard HVIP Voucher requests due to the 65% School Buses for Public School Districts Modifier. See the Funding Page for more information.

Effective 1/1/23, voucher amounts will be adjusted according to the table below. California Native American Tribal Governments and 501(c)(3) nonprofits are exempt from the reductions. Additionally, purchases of fuel cell vehicles are not subject to the reductions.

A bulk purchase is required for private fleets size larger than 500, effective 1/1/23. Bulk purchases are not required for fuel cell vehicles; they can be purchased in any quantity. Also, 501(c)(3) nonprofits are exempt from the bulk purchase requirement. See more details at californiahvip.org/funding.

Voucher Adjustment Type Voucher Adjustment Base Amount
Small Fleet Adjustment* +100%
Private fleets with 101 – 500 vehicles above 8,500 lbs. -20%
Private fleets with more than 500 vehicles above 8,500 lbs. -50%

*The +100% base adjustment for public and nonprofit fleets with 20 or fewer vehicles above 8,500 lbs. and for private fleets with 20 or fewer vehicles above 8,500 lbs. & less than $15 million annual revenue is available in Standard HVIP, the Drayage Truck Set-Aside, and the Public Transit Set-Aside for any HVIP-eligible vehicles.

Voucher base adjustments will be applied first and will compound with other modifiers.

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Approved Dealers

1

ABC Bus, Inc.

Unique Electric Solutions, Van Hool NV

17469 West Colonial Drive
Winter Garden, Florida 34787

Languages: Español
Contact dealer
2

BusWest

Optimal Electric Vehicles, Thomas Built

210 North East Street
Woodland, California 95776

Languages: Español
Contact dealer
3

Davey Coach Sales, Inc

Motiv Power Systems, Optimal Electric Vehicles

12380 Firestone Boulevard
Norwalk, California 90650

Languages: Español
Contact dealer

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