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What is a ZEV - Zero Emissions Vehicle?



ZEV is an acronym for Zero Emissions Vehicle. A ZEV has zero tailpipe emissions and emits 98 percent cleaner emissions than the current model year's average vehicle. Electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles qualify as ZEVs.

Pronunciation: Z - E - V
The hydrogen-powered Honda FCX has been certified as a ZEV.
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