Public Sector Fleet EV Procurement Examples


The deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) can help fleets to reduce air pollution from vehicle emissions and lower operating costs associated with maintenance and fueling. However, EV procurement by fleets has been limited by the higher up-front purchase costs and lack of availability of EVs compared to their gasoline counterparts. Many state and local [...]

Capturing the Federal EV Tax Credit for Public Fleets


This case study reviews a multi-jurisdictional electric vehicle (EV) procurement. Alameda County, California, led a collective EV purchase of 90 EVs for ten county and municipal public fleets. The aggregate procurement resulted in the purchase of 64 Ford Focus EV sedans at $31,361 per vehicle and 23 Nissan LEAF EV sedans for $33,947 per [...]