ZEV·NET Program

Overview  |  The Vehicle  |  Current Participants  |  Outreach


The Vehicle


Photo of Toyota's RAV 4 Electric Vehical
Toyota Rav 4 EV

ZEV•NET utilizes the Toyota RAV4-EV.  The RAV4-EV is a compact sport utility vehicle, powered by a maintenance-free, permanent magnet motor, producing 50kW of power (equivalent to 67-horsepower gasoline engine). This maintenance free motor  is “fueled” by a 24– 12volt nickel-metal hydride batteries located under the vehicle’s floor. It has a top speed of 78 mph, and a range between 80-100 miles per charge.

The ZEV•NET program also includes these easy-to-use features…

  • On line reservation system
  • Wireless networking
  • Smart Card vehicle access
  • edicated charging stations at the Irvine Transportation Center
  • Real-time monitoring of vehicle performance and status
  • 24 Hour Roadside Assistance


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