Clean Vehicle Financing & Rebates

Ride & Drive Clean Bay Area

Ride and Drive Clean, a nonprofit collaboration is here to help you drive emission-free! Twice a year, Ride and Drive Clean organizes limited-time savings events with discounted pricing on a variety of new battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Visit the Ride & Drive Clean website for more information on their EV Discount Campaign and additional resources such as free webinars and checklists. 

California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project

California residents can get up to $7,000 for the purchase or lease of a new, eligible zero-emission or plug-in hybrid light-duty vehicle. Check out the project website for more information.

California Vehicle Assistance Program

The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program is administered by the Beneficial State Foundation and offers eligible applicants price buy-down grant of up to $5,000 and affordable financing opportunities.

CHDC Vehicle Financing Project

The Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) runs a financial assistance program that offers Bay Area residents in disadvantaged communities the opportunity to purchase cleaner vehicles including hybrids and electric vehicles. For more information, visit the program website.

PG&E Empower EV Program

For a limited time starting in early 2023, PG&E's Empower EV program can offer income-eligible households up to $2,500 in financial incentives. Learn more about program details here.

Bay Area Air Quality Management District Vehicle Buyback Program

Get paid to turn in your working older car or small truck for scrapping! The Vehicle Buy Back Program will pay Bay Area residents $1,200 to turn in their operable, registered, 19968 or older vehicle for scrapping. Check out the program website and find out if you are eligible!

Federal Tax Credit for Plug-In Electric Drive Motor Vehicles

For qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles including passenger vehicles and light trucks, a credit can be claimed at tax time. Car buyers are encouraged to consult with a tax professional to understand what this means for them. Click here for more information. 

Electric Vehicle Charging station handle charging  a vehicle outside the City library