• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Levi Tillemann

Ample Inc.

Vice President, Policy and International Outreach

Levi Tillemann is Vice President for Policy and International Outreach at Ample, Inc. and author of The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future (Simon and Schuster 2015). Levi is a regular contributor to WIRED, the New Yorker and other publications. He is also a former member of the Obama administration Department of Energy, Senior advisor to Valence Strategic and joined Ample from the World Economic Forum where he was leading an initiative on cradle to cradle decarbonization of the automobility ecosystem. Levi was a Fullbright scholar and New America Fellow. He has a BA from Yale, and an MA and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He speaks Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese, Spanish and Portuguese.

Sessions With Levi Tillemann

Monday, 6 March

  • 05:30pm - 06:10pm (CST) / 06/mar/2023 11:30 pm - 07/mar/2023 12:10 am

    Financing Tomorrow's Road System: How to tax EV users

    The imminent boom in new EV sales across leading global markets is starting to expose a new concern for regulators: rapidly shrinking fuel taxation revenues. This is already becoming present in leading EV markets around the world, such as Norway. Will other markets be next? A new taxation system is needed to help fund existing and future roads, transportation and safeguard future government taxation revenue; is road pricing inevitable? Join our panel discussion to learn more about the scale of the problem, as well as potential solutions currently being considered by governments and experts around the world.