Program Overview

Learn about the steps you can take to replace your vehicle and receive funding.

Vehicle Replacement Process

Bay Area residents must complete an application to verify eligibility.

If the application is approved, bring your current vehicle to an authorized dismantler for a pre-inspection to verify vehicle eligibility.

If your vehicle passes pre-inspection and you sign an agreement, you will receive an award letter to bring to an authorized dealership to purchase or lease a new or used hybrid, plug-in, or electric vehicle OR get a Clipper Card.

After you’ve replaced your vehicle, you must scrap your old vehicle at an authorized dismantler.

Vehicle Replacement Process Infographic: Eligibility, Pre inspection, approval, select replacement, scrap old vehicle

Grant Amounts

Your household income and the vehicle you choose will determine the amount of money you can receive from this program. You may also choose to turn in your old vehicle for a Clipper card.

Incentive levels: hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, transit clipper card

The average clean vehicle costs $22,000, and the average Clean Cars for All incentive is $7,500. The average loan financing for purchasing a replacement vehicle is $14,500. Additionally, up to $2,000 of funding is available for a Level 2 charger equipment and installation if you purchase a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV).

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