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Swap’n’Save thousands in California


If the CA Senate Transportation Committee approves this project, ICE vehicle owners may soon be eligible for a financial rebate if they switch to an electric vehicle’s powertrain.

If AB 2350 passes and becomes law, one would soon be able to receive a financial rebate for swapping one’s drivetrain to EV California. This bipartisan assembly measure, which SEMA is also supporting, aims to persuade individuals to switch to electric vehicles by allowing them to perform a conversion build rather than buying an entirely new car.

California has sponsored initiatives like the Clean Vehicle Rebate Program and the Clean Cars for All Program for years to encourage owners to purchase EVs. The hitch was that these programmes didn’t apply to conversions; they were solely for brand-new cars.

By converting their internal combustion engine (ICE)-powered vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs), owners may be eligible for a $2,000 state reimbursement under Assembly Bill 2350, the Zero-Emission Aftermarket Conversion Project. According to the bill, the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project will have up to $2,000,000 available each year to give applicants rebates for qualified vehicles that have been converted into zero-emission vehicles.