MEDIA ADVISORY: Electric vehicle instant rebate program announcement

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april 19, 2024

Media Availability: Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Preview Event


Gov. Jay Inslee will join Department of Commerce Director Mike Fong to announce a new $45 million state rebate program that will put affordable electric vehicles within reach of many lower income consumers in Washington state. 

WHEN:  Tuesday, April 23, 1:00 p.m.

  • 1:00 p.m.  Welcome & introductions
  • 1:05 - 1:20 Announcement/Remarks
  • 1:20 - 1:30 Photo opp with showcase of new affordable EVs 


  • Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Mike Fong, Washington Commerce Director
  • Ian Sergeant, Program Manager, Forth Mobility
  • Kathryn Jensen, Drivers Union representing rideshare drivers


  • Seattle City Light public charging station

    13050 Interurban S, Tukwila, WA  (by Jack in the Box)

Penny Thomas, Commerce Communications, 360-704-9489