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Is 60kWh model eligible for $2500 California Clean Air Rebate?

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by GasDoc, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. GasDoc

    GasDoc Member

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    Is it true that the rebate is only for the 85kWh battery?

    CVRP Eligible Vehicles

    The official site only lists the 85kWh model.

    This might make me change my order (if I can) The difference in cost between 60kWh with supercharger and 85kWh drops to $5500 with the rebate and included supercharger.
     
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    I think that's just because there are no 60kWh cars, yet. Possibly the lack of EPA rating is holding up not just production, but also CVRP eligibility.
     
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    I don't see why it would not be eligible.
    It is a pure EV with over 100 mile range to be sold in California...
    markb1's explanation makes sense. Probably just not in the system yet.
     
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    Tesla had been delivering the Roadster for nearly a year before they caught up. Some government agencies were two years late.
     
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    I was told this when I emailed the CVRP program manager:

    So maybe email Tesla about it? I suspect this will be resolved by the time I take my delivery a few weeks from now (or maybe the money will have run out!). But as I get closer to my delivery date and it's still not resolved, I'll pester the CVRP people and Tesla more and more.

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    BTW, here's the other thread on the CVRP:

    http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/8824-California-Clean-Vehicle-Rebate-Project
     

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