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EV Smart Fleets aims to develop an aggregate purchasing model for electric vehicles (EVs).  Aggregated purchasing is when one central organization coordinates customers to maximize their collective buying power. By developing  a new type of buying system that could lower costs and expand product availability for EVs, this project supports the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program and the work they do with nearly 100 local coalitions to decrease the use of petroleum in transportation.

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Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool

The Fleet Procurement Analysis Tool equips users with decision-relevant information on the financial viability and environmental impact of light-duty vehicle fleet procurements. The Microsoft Excel-based tool can evaluate a variety of procurement ownership structures, [...]

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Electric Vehicle Procurements for Public Fleets

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Public Sector Fleet EV Procurement Examples

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Project Timeline

We started EV Smart Fleets in 2016 and will intend to the complete the issue the contract and implement the procurement in 2018. Below is a general timeline. Please contact us if you have any questions. Read our factsheet for more information.