Businesses that move goods and commercial truck operators located in or operating within 0.5 miles of program-approved IBZs throughout New York City can apply for rebate incentive funding to replace older, heavy polluting diesel trucks with clean, advanced trucks and transportation technologies.
Independent Owners Operators
Truck Leasing Companies
Industrial Business Zones
Rebate incentives are available to truck owners operating within the program-approved Industrial Business Zones (IBZs) located throughout New York City. Qualifying truck owners are invited to take advantage of first-come, first-served NYC Clean Trucks Program funding and resources by applying today.
Bronx | Brooklyn | Queens | Staten Island
Trucks Eligible for Replacement
In order to be eligible to receive rebate incentive funding through the NYC Clean Trucks Program, existing trucks must meet the following requirements.
Model Year Engine: 1992 – 2009
Class 4 to Class 7
Businesses that move goods and commercial diesel fueled trucks.
Port drayage diesel fueled trucks
Local freight diesel fueled trucks
Trucks must have been owned by the applicant and registered within the nine-county New York Metropolitan Area (Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester) for at least the previous 24 months.
Applicant must provide proof of vehicle insurance for the previous 24 months.
Applicant must provide proof of service in the NYC Clean Trucks Program-approved IBZs located in New York City for the previous 24 months.
Trucks must have operated for at least 5,000 miles annually over the previous 24 months.
The qualifying truck must be scrapped upon delivery of the replacement truck. Applicant must obtain approval from the NYC Clean Trucks Program Administrator prior to the scrappage of the qualifying truck.
Subject to NYC Clean Trucks Program approval, applicants applying for battery electric replacement trucks may purchase an older diesel truck from a prior owner to meet the qualifying (old) truck eligibility requirements. The purchase must meet all applicable New York State requirements, including but not limited to title transfer and sales tax payment.
A truck that would have been replaced through normal attrition (i.e., normal fleet turnover).
Trucks that are non-functional (e.g., a non-working engine).
Replacement Truck Requirements
The new replacement truck acquired through the NYC Clean Trucks program must meet and maintain the following requirements each year of the program, for five years from the date of delivery.
Be registered (on-road) in the nine-county New York Metropolitan Area (Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester).
Be operated within 0.5 miles of NYC Clean Trucks Program-approved IBZs at least two times per week.
Operate such that at least 70% of the total vehicle miles traveled (VMT) occurs within the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Use AVL/GPS installation for the duration of the five (5) year program to demonstrate location of truck operation compliance.
Incorporate Vision Zero Vehicle Safety Enhancements
- Side mirrors with split mirror design
- Cross-over mirrors
- Passenger door down view mirror
- A backup alert system
- Side guards
Have an engine model year (EMY) equal to the delivery date calendar year, one calendar year newer or one calendar year older. For example, for delivery date calendar year 2019, eligible EMYs would include 2018, 2019, and 2020.
Perform the same function (vocation) and have similar or lower horsepower as the diesel-powered truck being replaced.
Be maintained and remain in use for a minimum of five (5) years from the approved date of delivery.
Replace the eligible old truck with a comparable new truck:
- Class 4 to Class 7 trucks must be replaced with the same or one weight class lower truck (i.e., a Class 6 truck can be replaced by either a Class 5 or Class 6 truck).
- Class 8 trucks must be replaced by Class 8 trucks
- Class 3 trucks are not eligible as a replacement truck.
Average a minimum of 5,000 miles per year during the five-year program commitment period.
Be maintained and in good working condition.