+ projects per year*

$10 million
in expected revenue*

engineers and partners*

* Impact of PEM Motion’s sister Center of Excellence in Aachen, Germany.

Based on the PEM Motion model in Aachen, Germany, the California Mobility Center will support, fund and commercialize new future mobility technologies and develop and promote new business and policy models for adoption on the international stage. This international hub of innovation will be driven by a sustainable workforce trained in partnership with regional university and community college programs. The first phase of the Center is set to be completed in 2020.

Recent news on the California Mobility Center

California Mobility Center picks Depot Park for HQ

The California Mobility Center, a public-private partnership to foster development of mobility technology, will establish its headquarters in the next few months at Sacramento's Depot Park.

California Mobility Center beginning to take shape

The California Mobility Center is beginning to take shape, though it still doesn’t have a home or a clear set of partners.

SMUD to seed venture capital fund to back mobility technology startups

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District is trying to raise a venture capital fund to back startup companies developing mobility technology, as part of its effort to establish the Sacramento region as a center for that industry.

SMUD paves the way for California Mobility Center

The SMUD Board of Directors took a bold step toward fostering innovation in the region by formally approving its Founding Membership in the California Mobility Center, including an initial investment of $5 million to establish the Center.

SMUD announces regional initiative to develop a future mobility center in Sacramento

SMUD CEO and General Manager Arlen Orchard unveiled a vision for the Sacramento region to lead the way in mobility by developing a model for a future Mobility Center that will foster innovation in the clean transportation sector...

Greater Sacramento Delegation to Germany Takes Steps to Establish Region as Leading Automotive Innovation Hub

A delegation of Greater Sacramento leaders will travel to Germany Sept. 25–28 to evaluate programs run by leading German mobility ...