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City of Sacramento Gets New Electrified Vehicles

| October 16, 2018

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The City of Sacramento will be upfitting six hybrid electric (HEV) Ford F-250 trucks and one hybrid electric Ford Transit passenger van to improve the municipal fleet’s fuel efficiency, increase MPG and reduce CO2 emissions.

The City expects a 25 percent increase in MPG from its electric trucks,modified by XL, compared to its standard gasoline-powered fleet vehicles.

“The City’s Department of Youth, Parks, and Community Enrichment requires reliability in our fleet vehicles, and they log significant mileage with more than 200 parks located all across the city,” said Mark Stevens, fleet manager of City of Sacramento.

Since 2011, the City of Sacramento’s fleet has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Green Fleets in North America by the Government Green Fleet Awards Program and was awarded the #1 overall rank in 2013. The city’s electric vehicle strategy focuses on the advancement of light-duty electric vehicles, including hybrid electric vehicles, battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

Category: General Update, Green, News

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