Hybrid-Electric Vehicles Are Exempt From Smog Checks

Hybrid-Electric vehicles are currently exempt from all Smog Check inspections until December 2014.

Technicians: Until further notice do not conduct a Smog Check inspection on these vehicles whether directed by DMV or for change-of-ownership. Have the motorist contact a DMV field office if they have been directed by a DMV registration notice to obtain a Smog Check.

Please visit the following link for more information about hybrid and other low-emission vehicles:

www.DriveClean.CA.gov