Government truck.The department accepted applications Thursday, Aug. 1 through Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at 5 p.m. Qualifying applicants include government agencies in the counties of Clay, Jackson, Platte, Jefferson, Franklin, St. Charles, St. Louis City, and St. Louis County that own eligible trucks.

Volkswagen Trust Government Truck Program Application and instructions--Form, MO 780-2843

Implementation Guidelines

Program requirements

For the purposes of this category, “Government,” means a state or local government agency (including a school district, municipality, city, county, special district, transit district, joint powers authority or port authority, owning fleets purchased with government funds), and a tribal government or native village.

Eligible projects include government-owned Class 4-8 vehicles with engine model years 2009 and older with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 14,000 pounds. Selected applicants will receive up to 75% of the cost of a new repower engine or up to 50% of the cost of a new vehicle.

Program Requirements must be followed. Highlights include:

  • Eligible engine model years 1992-2009.
  • Eligible vehicles are Class 4-8 with gross vehicle weight rating greater than 14,000 pounds.
  • Old engine or vehicle must be permanently disabled.
  • May repower or replace with new diesel, biodiesel, alternate fuel, or all-electric engine.
  • May receive up to 75% of the cost of the new repower engine.
  • May receive up to 50% of the cost of a new vehicle.
  • Maximum amount of fund request per applicant is $1 million.

SAM II Input Form

Awarded Projects

The list below shows applicants awarded under the Government Truck category. The list includes selected applicants receiving funding from February 2019, to present.

Selected Awardees FY19
Project Ranking Information FY20
Project Ranking Information FY20 - Kansas City and St. Louis Areas