Using Volkswagen Settlement Funds
As part of Volkswagen’s settlement with the federal government, the automaker created a $2.7 billion Environmental Mitigation Trust allocated to states to incentivize fleets to swap older diesel vehicles with new, low-emissions vehicles. Propane autogas vehicles, especially school buses, are a smart way to use the funds to reduce emissions and costs in your state. Download this fact sheet to learn more about propane autogas buses and work with your Clean Cities coalition and state energy office to help get propane included in their plans.
Many states offer incentives to help fleets save on the upfront purchase of propane autogas vehicles. View the AFDC’s full list of incentives by state. The following states operate their own incentive programs: