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New incentives are available to help New York fleet owners transition their fleets into cleaner, more efficient and cost effective alternative fuel vehicles!

To promote clean air and a sustainable future for New York’s transportation system, the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) aims to accelerate the integration of advanced vehicle technologies in the commercial truck and bus sectors. The NYT-VIP is an important partnership between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), and CALSTART.

Fleet owners, leased vehicle operators, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and vehicle technology vendors are invited to explore the NYT-VIP website to learn about the Program’s excellent incentive offerings, eligible vehicles and technologies, and important information on how to apply.

What is NYT-VIP?

How does NYT-VIP work?

NYT-VIP Fact Sheet

New York Clean Truck Incentives Webinar

Available Funds

New York State Electric Vehicle - Voucher Incentive Fund (NYSEV-VIF) = $8,905,112.00

New York City Alternative Fuel Vehicle - Voucher Incentive Fund (NYCAFV-VIF) = $2,900,383.20

Important Reminder – NYT-VIP Funds are First Come – First Served!

News and Events

May 12th, 2015

NYC Parks 27th Annual Equipment and Vehicle Show
Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, Queens, by the Unisphere
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Join the NYT-VIP Team at the NYC’s 27th Annual Equipment and Vehicle Show. Take part in the City’s incredible line up of safe and sustainable technologies displayed around the famous World’s Fair Unisphere. This show highlights vendors that support NYC’s efforts in Vision Zero and Fleet Sustainability initiatives. The Equipment and Vehicle Show will feature vendors offering a wide array of products to improve vehicle safety including: cameras, truck-side guards, telematics, and systems to avoid or mitigate collisions. And…don’t miss out on the innovative, high-efficiency, alternative fuel vehicles and equipment. Meander around the Unisphere and take a look at vehicle technologies that help keep the City going and the air clean.

Participation is FREE to all exhibitors and attendees.

For more information or to RSVP, please call (212) 386-0377 or email dkrantz@dcas.nyc.gov

Click here for the Event Flyer

City of New York’s alternative fuel fleet!
City of New York’s alternative fuel fleet!

October 23rd, 2014

Vision Zero Forum on Fleet Safety
Hosted by the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) and New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens Theatre

On Thursday, October 23, 2014, commercial and public fleets took part in a half-day workshop focused on the importance of fleet safety and the City of New York’s Vision Zero initiative. The Vision Zero Forum included presentations on Vision Zero’s goals and objectives, fleet safety best practices and an overview of strategies and technologies to improve vehicle safety and efficiency. Participants witnessed public and private fleet managers take part in a discussion on how to move the City toward a safe and prosperous business environment.

Commissioner Stacey Cumberbatch speaks on the importance of Vision Zero.
Commissioner Stacey Cumberbatch speaks on the importance of Vision Zero.

October 16, 2014

Empire Clean Cities – Odyssey Day Vehicle Showcase Union Square Park, New York City, New York

Odyssey Day celebrates the integration of clean transportation technologies for the public and commercial business sectors. Aiming to promote education and outreach, Odyssey showcases some of the latest vehicle technologies that promote clean air, efficiency and transportation sustainability for the City of New York. Some of the many trucks on display will include:

Coca Cola Electric Truck
The City of White Plains Hybrid Bucket Truck
Neapolitan Pizza's CNG Truck
NYC Department of Sanitation's Biodiesel-powered (B20) hybrid electric street sweeper
And More!

Click here to learn more! RSVP Today!

June 26th and July 8th, 2014

Download the Presentation! – Learn How to Submit a Voucher Request and Receive Funding through NYT-VIP

Interested in applying for incentives through the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program?

Download the presentation on how to submit a Voucher Request to receive attractive incentives for alternative fuel vehicles.

The presentation is for vehicle purchasers; program approved vendors; and dealers that are interested in submitting a voucher request through the NYT-VIP. Receive important information on the steps and documentation required to successfully secure funding for a new Class 3 – Class 8 alternative fuel vehicle.

Click here to download the Training Webinar presentation.

May 22nd, 2014

6th Annual Empire Clean Cities Stakeholder Meeting and the NYC Annual Equipment and Vehicle Showcase
Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY

Empire Clean Cities held its 6th Annual Stakeholders meeting on Thursday, May 22 at the Queens Museum. More than 60 participants took part in the morning program featuring presentations on New York incentive programs for clean vehicle technologies and infrastructure including the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program. Three fleet managers discussed the importance of driver and vehicle safety and best practices to incorporating clean vehicle technologies into a fleet.

Following the morning program, Empire Clean Cities held a press event in partnership with the City of New York to present the Empire Green Fleet Certification Award at the NYC Annual Equipment and Vehicle Showcase under the Unisphere. Three organizations were recognized for their outstanding leadership in promoting clean transportation and include, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Baldor Foods, and Manhattan Beer Distributors.

The NYC Annual Equipment and Vehicle Showcase was a huge success featuring numerous cutting-edge vehicle and equipment technologies and exhibits. Hundreds joined in to meet with industry experts and vendors while enjoying a city picnic in the beautiful Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Juan Corcino, Director of Fleets with Manhattan Beer Distributors
Juan Corcino, Director of Fleets with Manhattan Beer Distributors receives an Empire Green Fleet Certification Award from Empire Clean Cities Steven Levy and Kevin Kraft.

Attendees gather to witness the Empire Green Fleet Awards Ceremony Press Event
Attendees gather to witness the Empire Green Fleet Awards Ceremony Press Event.

April 28th and 29th, 2014

Advanced Energy Conference 2014
The New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) participated in New York’s premier Energy Conference, the most comprehensive and influential event on the future of energy. NYT-VIP Project Leader Alycia Gilde chaired the session “Commercial Vehicle Deployment” and presented on the incentives available Class 3 to Class 8 alternative fuel vehicles.

Click here to visit the Advanced Energy Conference.

Click here to download the Program Agenda.

April 16, 2014

Northeast Regional HTUF Fleets Workshop
and Ride & Drive

Hosted by CALSTART and the City of New York.
The High Efficiency Truck Users Forum (HTUF) came to the Big Apple for the first time. With more than 200 in attendance, participants throughout the northeast took part in a one-day workshop comprised of results-driven panel discussions and a Ride and Drive featuring more than 20 vehicles and a Technology Expo with 25 exhibits.

Click here to check our recap of the Ride & Drive!

Click here to download the Program Agenda.

Click here to download the list of Participating Vehicles & Vendors.

The Host Partners give special thanks to NYSERDA for its important support and participation.

The Northeast Regional HTUF Fleets Workshop and Ride and Drive is an important partnership between CALSTART and the City of New York including the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), New York City Parks Department (NYC Parks), New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) and the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY).

CALSTART NYC Citywide Administrative Services
Leaf logo New York City DOT
New York City Department of Sanitation

February 27th and 28th, 2014

NYC Commercial Refuse Clean Truck Workshop
February 27, 2014, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m
Brooklyn Army Terminal
140 58th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220

Hosted by the New York City Economic Development Cooperation (NYCEDC)

Workshop Presentations Available Online!

In partnership with the City of New York, the NYT-VIP team facilitated a half-day “How to Green Your Fleet” workshop focused on fleet best practices, emerging vehicle technologies and incentives for commercial refuse haulers and private fleets interested in alternative fuel vehicles and exhaust retrofit technologies. Over 140 participated and enjoyed expert presentations, 15 vendor displays, vehicle demonstrations and excellent networking.

Workshop Highlights
  • NYC’s 2020 Phase Out of Refuse Trucks with Engines MY 2006 and Older
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Exhaust Retrofits for Refuse Operations
  • Introduction to the Clean Diesel Clearinghouse
  • Business Best Practices from Refuse Fleet Managers
  • $33 Million in Incentives for Clean Vehicle Technologies for NYC Fleets
  • 15 Vehicle and Technology Exhibits
  • Clean Refuse Technology Demonstrations

Download the Workshop Agenda and Presentations!

Click here to download the Workshop Agenda.

Click here to download Workshop Vendor Contact List.

Click to download the presentations below.

Jay Kairam
Jay Kairam, NYC Business Integrity Commission, “Trade Waste Vehicle Emission Reductions, Local Law 145”

Spiro Kattan
Spiro Kattan, NYC Department of Sanitation, “Driving Towards a Cleaner Environment”

Greg Bianco
Greg Bianco, Metropolitan Recycling, “Compressed Natural Gas Refuse Fleet”

Greg Bianco
Alycia Gilde, CALSTART, “New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program”

Susan McSherry
Susan McSherry, NYC Department of Transportation, “Hunts Point Clean Trucks Program”

NYT-VIP Team
The NYT-VIP Team has partnered with the New York City Business Integrity Commission (NYCBIC), New York City Department of Transportation and the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to facilitate this important workshop for NYC refuse haulers.

Diesel Retrofit Boot Camp
February 28, 2014, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Columbia University
Hosted by Emissions Advantage in partnership with NYSERDA and Columbia University

Private fleets and truck owner operators are invited to participate in a one-day workshop to learn about the diesel emission control devices (DECDs) available for diesel trucks and equipment. Participants will receive important information on technology assessment, emission benefits, maintenance and steps for implementation. The New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program will be providing $4 million in incentives for DECDs through the New York City Diesel Emission Reduction – Voucher Incentive Fund (NYCDER-VIF). Take part in this Boot Camp to receive important information on how to participate.

Click here to download the Diesel Retrofit Boot Camp Save the Date.

Click here to learn more about the Clean Diesel Clearinghouse

January 14 and 15, 2014

Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum 2014 Meeting
Hosted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US Department of Energy, and the California Energy Commission

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) hosted a two day event, the Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum 2014 Meeting, focused on the development and deployment of commercially competitive natural gas engines, vehicles and infrastructure. CALSTART's Alycia Gilde provided a presentation on the benefits of incentive programs driving the market for clean vehicle technologies and the funding available for CNG trucks through the New York Truck - Voucher Incentive Program. The event was held in Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, NY.

Click here to learn more.

December 31, 2013

Happy Holidays!

Now Accepting Applications for the New York City Alternative Fuel Vehicle – Voucher Incentive Fund (NYCAFV-VIF)!

NYT-VIP is now accepting Vehicle Eligibility Applications for the NYCAFV-VIF. Vehicle manufacturers (OEMs & TEMs) are invited to submit applications for All-Electric, Hybrid-Electric, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles, and CNG engine conversions. The NYT-VIP Program Administrator must approve the alternative fuel vehicles for the program before a vendor/dealer can submit a Vendor Request Form and Voucher Request.

Click here to download the NYCAFV-VIF Vehicle Eligibility Application.

Contact us if you have any questions or need any assistance.

December 12, 2013

New York Clean Truck Incentives Webinar
Hosted by NYT-VIP in Partnership with the Northeast Diesel Collaborative

In partnership with the Northeast Diesel Collaborative and New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program Team hosted the New York Clean Truck Incentives Webinar. The Webinar featured presentations on the attractive incentives available in New York for alternative fuel vehicles and clean diesel technologies.

Webinar presentations featured:

Click here to download the New York Clean Truck Incentives Webinar presentation.

Click here to view a live recording of the webinar.

November 19, 2013

Metropolitan New York Trucking Conference
Hosted by the New York State Motor Truck Carrier Association

Members from the New York trucking community participated in a one-day program focused on challenges facing the trucking industry in the metropolitan NY and opportunities to advance business through valuable tools and resources. The program featured an excellent panel focused on fleet best practices with alternative fuel vehicles. NYT-VIP Project Leader, Alycia Gilde presented on the $19 million in incentives available for new Class 3 to 8 alternative fuel vehicles for New York State and the City of New York.

Empire Clean Cities Executive Director, Christina Ficicchia Empire Clean Cities Executive Director, Christina Ficicchia moderated a panel on fleet best practices for alternative fuel vehicles and incentive programs. The speakers featured Fleet Directors, Juan Corcino, Manhattan Beer Distributors, Bob Gartman, Ferrara Brothers Building Materials Corp., and Charles Hayward, Duane Reade.

ALSTART NYT-VIP Project Leader and Northeast Representative, Alycia Gilde CALSTART NYT-VIP Project Leader and Northeast Representative, Alycia Gilde presents on the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program at the New York Truck Motor Carriers Association Conference.

October 4, 2013

Last Mile Freight Conference
Baruch College, CUNY
William and Anita Newman Conference Center
Hosted by University of Transportation Research Center

On Friday, October 4, the University of Transportation Research Center hosted the Last Mile Freight Conference, a one-day program focused on cross-disciplinary perspectives on urban logistics using all-electric vehicles and other vehicles as a sustainable mobility transportation solution.

Click here to learn more.

Workshop teamNYT-VIP Project Leader and Northeast Representative of CALSTART, Alycia Gilde presented on the funding available through the NYT-VIP for alternative fuel vehicles.

October 3, 2013

EV Truck Voucher Informational Workshop
Clifton, NY
Hosted By Capital District Clean Communities and Frito Lay

Fleets participated in a half-day program to learn about the incentives available for all-electric vehicles through NYT-VIP’s New York State Electric Vehicle – Voucher Incentive Fund (NYSEV-VIF). Participants also witnessed an excellent presentation by Frito Lay on the business case to alternative fuels and provided a live vehicle demonstration with their all-electric delivery truck.

Workshop participants Workshop participants in front of Frito Lay’s All – Electric Delivery Truck.

Patrick Bolton Patrick Bolton, NYSERDA’s Senior Program Manager learns about the EV’s economy saving diagnostic tools.

September 9, 2013

NYT-VIP Informational Workshop

Brooklyn, NY
Hosted By Frito Lay

On September 9th, over 150 people participated in the New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) Informational Workshop at Frito Lay in Brooklyn. The half-day workshop allowed participants an exciting opportunity to meander through 21 vendor exhibits featuring a variety of clean vehicle technologies and solutions. The program featured presentations on how to apply for incentives through NYT-VIP and the Hunts Point Clean Trucks Program, in addition Frito Lay presented on Business Best Practices on Alternative Fuel Vehicles. Manufacturers, vendors and fleets alike took part in meaningful discussions to explore partnership opportunities to advance clean vehicle technologies in New York. Much thanks to our friend Frito Lay for being our gracious host.

Click here to download the NYT-VIP Informational Workshop PowerPoint Presentation.

Workshop team Featured here left to right – Patrick Bolton, NYSERDA; Gino Porter, Frito Lay; Bill Simpson, Frito Lay; Alycia Gilde, CALSTART; Tom Brotherton, CALSTART; and Christina Ficicchia, Empire Clean Cities

Image of a Truck Patrick Bolton, Senior Project Manager at NYSERDA provides welcoming remarks.

August 8, 2013

The New York Truck – Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) is accepting vouchers for the New York State Electric Vehicle – Voucher Incentive Fund (NYSEV-VIF). Receive up to $60,000 in incremental costs to purchase a new All-Electric Vehicle (EV). Click here to learn how to apply!

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