The clean vehicle rebate project is funded by the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board and administered statewide by the California Center for Sustainable Energy. A total of $26.1 million has been appropriated for FY 2009-2012 to promote the production and use of zero-emission vehicles, including electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and fuel cell vehicles.
Rebates of up to $2,500 per light-duty vehicle are available for individuals and business owners who purchase or lease new eligible zero-emission or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
The vehicle must be new as defined in the California Vehicle Code (CVC) section 430 and must be:
• Manufactured by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or its authorized licensee.
• Vehicles considered new vehicles solely for determination of compliance with state emissions standards are not eligible.
• The vehicle must be on the List of Eligible Vehicles (available at www.cvrp.energycenter.org) on the date of purchase or lease.
For more information, go here.