The Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust provides about $423 million for California to mitigate the excess nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions caused by VW's use of illegal emissions testing defeat devices in certain VW diesel vehicles. Funding is anticipated to become available in Spring of 2019.
Funding is available for five categories of vehicles and equipment:
• Up to $130 million for zero-emission transit, school and shuttle buses
• Up to $90 million for zero-emission class 8 freight and port drayage trucks.
• Up to $70 million for zero-emission freight and marine projects including, heavy-lift forklifts and port cargo handling equipment, airport ground support equipment, ocean-going vessel shore power, and zero-emission repowers for ferries, tugboats, and towboats
• Up to $10 million for light-duty zero-emission vehicle infrastructure
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