The city of Lynchburg, Virginia recently acquired seven new Chevy Bolt Electric Utility Vehicles (EUVs) that will be used as part of a pilot program aimed at greener initiatives.
The seven vehicles, which were unveiled during the city's "EV Rodeo" on Thursday, cost a total of roughly $222,000, according to ABC13.
WSLS 10 News reported that the seven new vehicles will be used across several city departments including administration, public works, and parking enforcement. The news outlet also noted that Lynchburg Director of Fleet Services Chuck Cramer said the pilot program has been in the works for about a year-and-a-half.
“We needed to move forward and kind of get with the times, and trying to find the fuel savings, trying to find the reductions in our emissions," Cramer was quoted as saying in ABC13's story. "Because fleets across the country are considered the biggest producers of GHGs."
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