The City of Pasadena, California, council has agreed to purchase 16 new fleet vehicles as part of a three-year plan to address the city’s aging fleet. This plan also marks the city’s transition from purchasing gasoline-powered vehicles.
The vehicles, which will replace those currently used by the city’s Public Works, Information Technology, Police, and Fire Departments, include:
- Six 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUVs for $226,254
- Eight 2021 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Hybrid SUVs for $380,720
- One 2023 Ford F750 chipper truck for $112,591
- One 2022 Ford F350 asphalt patch truck for $57,986
This three-year plan prioritizes the City of Pasadena’s vehicle replacement needs in support of each department’s operations, ensuring safe modes of transportation and vehicle equipment for staff, decreasing fleet maintenance and repair costs, and simultaneously allowing a consolidated effort to group similar vehicle types for economies of scale and efficient purchasing process.