Country:United States
Policy status:Superseded
Date Effective:2009
Date Ended:2011
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Direct investment>Procurement rules
Policy Target:Transport>Passenger
Agency:U.S. General Services Administration
Legal References:American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Div. A, Title V
Funding:USD 300 million available through 2011

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This record is superseded by:Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)

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