California Pollution Control Financing Authority

California Capital Access Program (CalCAP)
California Air Resources Board (CARB)
Heavy-Duty Vehicle Air Quality Loan Program

Designed to provide truck loan assistance for the purchase of heavy-duty vehicles driven primarily in California to comply with the State’s engine emission standards

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The CalCAP Heavy-Duty Vehicle Air Quality Loan Program was a loan loss reserve program, which could provide up to 100% coverage on losses from certain loan defaults. With CalCAP, a financial institution received support when it made loans to small businesses for air quality compliant vehicles. See the CalCAP Heavy-Duty Vehicle Air Quality Loan Program Summary for more information.

In a funding partnership that began in 2009 with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), CalCAP has contributed $219 million to support more than 40,000 loans to assist California small business owners purchase more than 40,000 cleaner trucks, which is the equivalent of removing over 13 million passenger cars from the road and 182 tons per year of particulate matter.

Program Sunset Date July 31, 2023

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