In 2017, during the 85th Legislative Session funding for the AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program was vetoed. Since then, the program has operated on previously collected funds. As of this time, no additional funding has been secured; thus, program operations have closed.
The AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Team would like to thank all our partners over years as well as our applicants. Due to your participation in our program we have benefited our region tremendously, please allow us to share a few of those results:
34,993 vehicles repaired
$16,807,036.36 monies spent on repairing vehicles
37,843 vehicles have been retired
$112,663,117.60 monies spent on retired vehicles
Total air quality benefit has been 140 NOx saved per year
Other clean vehicle opportunities:
Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) has started accepting applications for the Light-Duty Motor Vehicle Purchase or Lease Incentive Program (LDPLIP). Rebates are available statewide for eligible light-duty motor vehicles purchased or leased in Texas on or after September 1, 2019.
Rebates of up to $5,000 are available for up to 1,000 eligible compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquified petroleum gas (LPG or propane) vehicles.
Rebates of up to $2,500 are available for up to 2,000 eligible electric drive (plug-in or plug-in hybrid) or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Applications will be accepted and considered on a first-come, first-served basis until all available rebates have been awarded. Applications will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on January 7, 2021. Application forms will be available on the TERP web site: http://www.terpgrants.org. Please feel free to contact TCEQ toll-free at 800-919-TERP (8377) or by email at email@example.com with any questions.
Thank you again to all who have supported our program!
AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Team