Energy-Efficient Federal Motor Vehicle Fleet Procurement
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.
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