The New Mexico Environment Department announced an award of $5.9 million in VW Settlement funds to support seven projects. Most projects are replacing older diesel vehicles with newer ones, though funds are also going towards compressed natural gas vehicles and electric airport ground support equipment. See below for fund distribution by replacement or repowering type. 


Type of Action Vehicles to be Updated # of Vehicles  Sum of Funds
Diesel to Electric Airport Ground Support Equipment 3 $599,803
Diesel Replacement School Buses, Class 8 Trucks, Delivery Trucks 100 $4,864,405
Diesel to Natural Gas Refuse Truck 10 $500,000
Total   113 $5,964,208