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Drive a Clean Machine Program Update

On September 1, 2015, the AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine program will have changes to the eligibility requirements for ALL replacement vehicles.

Effective September 1, 2015, eligible vehicles for purchase are:
  • Model year 2016-2013 cars, SUVs, and vans;
  • Model year 2016-2014 pickup trucks; and
  • Model year 2016-2013 hybrid, electric, natural gas and all vehicles that have been certified to meet federal Tier 2, Bin 3 or cleaner Bin certification vehicles.
All vehicles sold on or after September 1 must meet the new eligibility criteria, regardless of the voucher's date of issue or expiration, or status of ongoing sales negotiations with the dealer.

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, 2015. 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, 2015, these vehicles are no longer eligible:

  • Model year 2012 cars, SUVs, and vans;
  • Model year 2013 trucks