Country:United States
Year:2009
Policy status:Superseded
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2009
Date Ended:2011
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Procurement rules
Policy Target:Transport>Transport systems>Modal shift, Transport>Vehicle type>Passenger vehicles
Agency:U.S. General Services Administration
URL:http://www.gsa.gov/Portal/gsa/ep/contentView.do?contentType=GSA_BASIC&contentId=28525
Legal References:American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Div. A, Title V
Funding:USD 300 million available through 2011
Description:

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 makes available funding for capital expenditures and necessary expenses of acquiring motor vehicles with higher fuel economy, including: hybrid vehicles; electric vehicles; and commercially-available, plug-in hybrid vehicles. The General Services Administration (GSA) had until September 30, 2009 to invest USD 300 million in new, more fuel-efficient vehicles for the federal fleet. Ahead of the deadline, GSA ordered 17,246 vehicles, including cars and buses from a total of six manufacturers.

This record is superseded by:Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)

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