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California offers multiple programs to help low income drivers afford electric vehicles. Learn more here about programs to help you afford an electric vehicle and use this calculator here to find how much you can save in your area.
Below are CA programs you might consider:
Clean Vehicle Assistance Program
California residents with qualifying incomes can apply for a grant to purchase or lease a new or used hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or battery electric vehicle.
Applicants may receive up to $5,000 for a battery electric vehicle.
Applicants can also apply to receive $2,000 for a charging station at home.
Applicants must wait to receive their grant before purchasing a vehicle.
Call 1-559-271-1957 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Clean Vehicle Rebate Program
California residents with qualifying incomes can receive up to $7,000 to purchase or lease a new battery electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle.
Applicants must apply for rebates within 3 months after purchasing or leasing an eligible vehicle.
Call 866-984-2532 or email email@example.com to learn more.
Note: if you plan to lease or purchase a new electric vehicle, you can apply to receive assistance from both the Clean Vehicle Assistance and Clean Vehicle Rebate programs.