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Drive a Clean Machine Program Update

On September 1, 2014, the AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine program will have changes to the eligibility requirements for ALL replacement vehicles.


Effective September 1, 2014, eligible vehicles are:

  • Model year 2015-2012 cars, SUVs, and vans;
  • Model year 2015-2013 pickup trucks; and
  • Model year 2015-2012 hybrid, electric, natural gas and all vehicles that have been certified to meet federal Tier 2, Bin 3 or cleaner Bin certification vehicles.

The following model year vehicles will be removed from the eligibility lists and will no longer be eligible for purchase under the DACM program after August 31, 2014. All vehicles sold on or after September 1 must meet new eligibility criteria, regardless of the voucher's date of issue or expiration, or status of ongoing sales negotiations with the dealer.

After August 31, 2014, these vehicles are no longer eligible:

  • Model year 2011 cars, SUVs, and vans;
  • Model year 2012 trucks