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VW Funding for Diesel Replacement and EVSE Projects

Updated 7/27/2020

VW settlement funding is available for diesel vehicle replacement projects described in the Clean Transportation NY Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. See the list of funding opportunities below that include the amount of VW funding made available through each project sponsor, links to apply for funding, and documentation archives. This funding opportunity list will be updated regularly.

Item 1: Class 8 Local Freight and Port Drayage Trucks

Item 2: Class 4-8 School, Shuttle, and Transit Buses

Item 3: Freight Switchers

  • No programs at this time.

Item 4: Ferries/Tugs

  • No programs at this time.

Item 6: Class 4-7 Local Freight Trucks

Item 7: Airport Ground Support Equipment

  • No programs at this time.

Item 8: Forklifts and Port Cargo Handling Equipment

  • No programs at this time.

Item 9: Light Duty Zero Emission Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)

Item 10: Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) Option

  • No programs at this time.

Documentation and Records

Documentation and records submitted by the State in support of each funding request to the Trustee will be available to the public. You can find complete funding request information, including documentation from New York and the Trustee, required semi-annual reports, and estimates of remaining fund balance, on the VW Diesel Emissions Environmental Mitigation Trust (leaves DEC site) website.

Press Releases

DEC Announces $9.8 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to Support New York City's Clean Truck Program - 3/31/20

DEC and NYSERDA Announce $24 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to Support All-Electric Transit Buses in Environmental Justice Communities - 3/20/20

(leaves DEC site)

Governor Cuomo announces $20M in VW & Federal funds available for clean trucks - 09/24/19

Governor Cuomo announces NY to invest $127M VW funds in clean vehicles - 09/05/18