Incentive Programs for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles
This page last reviewed February 14, 2012
The Air Resources Board is one agency among others in California working to expand the use and production of alternative fuels and vehicles for their benefits to air quality, climate change and to reduce our dependence on petroleum-based fuels. This web site provides information on ARB's current and past incentive programs for alternative fuels and vehicles. Visit our Business Assistance page to find other Air Pollution Incentives, Grants and Credit Programs . To search all incentives for light-duty vehciles in California visit:
Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) - 2010 to present
- The Air Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), established by the California Alternative and Renewable Fuel, Vehicle Technology, Clean Air, and Carbon Reduction Act of 2007 (Assembly Bill (AB) 118, Statutes of 2007, Chapter 750), is a voluntary incentive program administered by the Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) to fund clean vehicle and equipment projects, research on biofuels production and the air quality impacts of alternative fuels, and workforce training.
- Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Program
- Zero-Emission Vehicle and Plug-In Hybrid Light-Duty Vehicle Rebate Project
- Lawn and Garden Equipment Replacement Project
- Zero-Emission All-Terrain Agricultural Work Vehicle Rebate Project
HOV Lane Access
- Learn more about Clean Air Vehicle Stickers, the forms required, the eligible vehicles and expiration dates.
Alternative Fuel Incentive Program (AFIP) 2007-2009
- The Alternative Fuel Incentive Program (AFIP), established by Assembly Bill (AB) 1811, required the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to develop a joint plan with the California Energy Commission to spend $25 million for the purposes of incentivizing the use and production of alternative fuels. This program has ended.
ZIP I, ZIP II and Fleet ZIP 2001-2004
- The Zero Emission Vehicle Incentive Programs (ZIP I, ZIP II and Fleet ZIP)