AFV Incentive Program / Ford Partnering Program
sponsor a program that provides incentives to Clean Cities coalitions
to sell Ford Alternative Fuel Vehicles. More than one hundred projects
are proposed each year per the submissions to the DOE Clean Cities
SEP grant funding solicitation. Ford would like to provide an incentive
that will motivate NCC Chapters to focus on the projects that actually
result in AFV sales.
a Sponsorship Program that provides funding to NCC Inc. on the behalf
of Clean Cities and NCC Inc. Chapters for projects that result in
the actual purchase of new Ford AFV's.
benefits for Clean Cities include:
to earn incentive rewards for chapters and NCC, Inc
relationships with local Ford dealers
to the Ford AFV Organization include:
sales of alternative fuel vehicles
- Cost savings
from using local resources
profits for local dealers
eligible under this program include:
bi-fuel F-150's (LPG or CNG)
dedicated CNG F-150's
dedicated CNG E-Series Vans & Wagons
dedicated CNG E-Series Cutaways
dedicated CNG Crown Victorias
- Flex Fuel
Vehicles (E85) are not eligible for payment under this program
- All administrative
costs will be assessed by NCC Inc. in the form of a percentage
of the individual project performance payments (5% to chapters
and 15% to non-chapters).
- The Clean
Cities coalitions will have an opportunity to earn several types
of incentives based on the components of the Alternative Fuel
Vehicle projects they submit for approval to NCC Inc. After review
by NCC Inc., they will be submitted to Ford for final approval.
- There may
be instances where Ford will consider "special proposals" from
Clean Cities Coordinators (i.e. Infrastructure projects). However,
as with all proposals, acceptance will be entirely at Ford's discretion.
completed applications to 7769
Tiverton Drive, Springfield, VA 22152 or fax it to 703-644-9966
along with material substantiating the application for funding and/or
purchase of the vehicles.