Drive Clean in the San Joaquin

This program offers residents of San Joaquin Valley counties up to $9,500 to replace your model year 1999 or older car with a new or used all-electric, plug-in hybrid, or hybrid vehicle.

Type of incentive

Grant with trade-In

Can be used for

Lease new vehicle

Lease used vehicle

Purchase new vehicle

Purchase used vehicle


Limited Areas


The timeline for receiving this grant can vary.


If you apply today, your application will be put on the waitlist. Applications are still encouraged.

Required Documents

To complete your application and receive your benefits, you will have to submit the following documentation:

  • Photo ID - A picture or scanned copy of your valid California driver’s license
  • Proof of residency - if your driver’s license does not reflect your current address
  • Tune In Tune Up voucher - A copy of your Tune In Tune Up voucher or proof of a failed emissions test from the past 180 days
  • Proof of registration - Proof of California car registration for your current car showing at least 6 months of ownership
  • Vehicle data - Your car’s VIN # and odometer reading (number of miles on the car)
  • Proof of income - A copy of your most recent filed Federal Tax Return IRS Form 1040
  • Utility bill - A copy of your most recent utility bill (Southern CA Edison or PG&E)